Olga N. Shemyakina is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. Her research focuses on child health and education and spans the fields of development, health, and labor economics. Olga has explored the impact of conflict on human capital accumulation by young children. She also studied the effect of armed conflict on subjective well-being, and migration and labor market outcomes in developing countries.
Olga received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Southern California in 2007. She became an IZA Research Fellow in August 2014.