Iryna Kyzyma is currently a researcher at Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research and a research affiliate at the IZA Bonn. She completed her PhD at the University of Bremen in December 2015 and was working at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW Mannheim) over two years following the defence. During her PhD studies, Iryna also spent a semester at Harvard University as a research fellow at the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy.
Iryna’s research interests fall in the fields of Applied Public and Labor Economics, Health Economics and Microeconometrics with a particular focus on redistribution, income and poverty dynamics, economic inequality, intergenerational mobility, and equality of opportunity. Her current research projects also cover the topics in the area of health inequalities and the impact of childhood circumstances on health outcomes in the adulthood.
She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2015.