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.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 11437
Forthcoming in: Journal of Population Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10411
revised version is published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2018. [Journal link]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10226
published in: European Journal of Political Economy [Link] [Online Appendix]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10088
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9636
published in: Journal of Happiness Studies [Online]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9484
published in: European Journal of Political Economy [Online]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8520
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 112, 164-186 [Online]