Milena is an Assistant Professor and Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the University of Groningen.
She received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland – College Park in 2014. Her research focuses on subjective well-being, migration, civil society and nonprofits, and transition economies.
Milena was a Research Associate at IZA from September 2014 to December 2017. She is also a Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Milena Nikolova became an IZA Fellow in January 2018.