Ralitza Dimova obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium in January 2005. Her area of specialization is labour economics. Since her graduation, she has worked as a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Rostock, Germany) and the National Gerontology Foundation in Paris and as a lecturer at Brunel University in London. She is currently a senior lecturer in development economics at the University of Manchester. Her current research interest include education and employment in poorer African countries like Malawi, Tanzania, Benin, Burkina Faso and Senegal.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2006.


IZA Publications

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