Ralitza Dimova

Research Fellow

University of Manchester

Ralitza Dimova is a Professor of Development Economics at the University of Manchester. Since her graduation from the Catholic University of Leuven with a PhD in Economics, she has worked in a number of countries, including France, Germany and the US. Prior to that she lived and worked for two years in India. As part of a three year project, sponsored by the British Academy, she developed an academic network with four countries in Francophone West Africa. The project resulted in several subsequent research programmes.

Much of Ralitza's on-going research focuses on food security, labour markets in developing countries, social norms and intergenerational transfers. She is particularly interested in behavioural field experiments.

Ralitza joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2006.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 16020
Sumon K. Bhaumik, Subhasish M. Chowdhury, Ralitza Dimova, Hanna Fromell
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15583
Ralitza Dimova, Edouard Pokou Abou, Arnab K. Basu, Romane Viennet
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7907
published in: Journal of Development Studies, 2016, 52(2), 242-253
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7886
published as 'Is Tinkering with Institutional Quality a Panacea for Firm Performance? Insights from a Semiparametric Approach to Modeling Firm Performance' in: Review of Development Economics, 2018, 22 (1), 1-22
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6382
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2013, 17 (3), 559-570