Nadia Karamcheva is an Economist at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in Washington DC. Her research interests cover a broad range of topics in labor economics and applied econometrics, with emphasis on retirement and the economics of aging. Before joining CBO, she worked at the Urban Institute where she authored a series of papers and briefs on Social Security, private pension plans, and labor force participation and savings behavior of older adults.

Karamcheva has a PhD in Economics from Boston College, a MA in Economics from the same university and a BA in Economics and Business Administration from the American University in Bulgaria.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in April 2009 and became a Research Fellow in July 2014. She serves in her personal capacity.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13182
published in: Olivia Mitchell and Annamaria Lusardi (eds.), Remaking Retirement: Debt in an Aging Economy, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2020
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8807
published in: Monthly Labor Review, May 2015
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7518
published in: Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2014, 13 (4), 439-459