Mariya Aleksynska

Research Fellow


Mariya Aleksynska is a Research and Policy Economist, with a PhD in Economics and over 10 years of experience in International, Development, and Labour Economics. She is a former ILO official (2012-2018), former CEPII researcher (Paris-based research center in International Economics: 2008-2012), former research assistant at Cambridge and Bocconi universities, including for the IMF-funded projects; former instructor at Sciences Po Paris, Nanterre University (Paris X), and ILO-ITC. Mariya has a strong publication record in top-ranked international journals and a solid experience in policy and technical advice for international fora and within institutional collaborations, including G-20, ILO-Eurofound, ILO-OECD, ILO-KNOMAD (World Bank). Her areas of expertise include: work in the digital (gig) economy, non-standard forms of employment, labour market institutions such as employment protection, informality and undeclared work, international migration.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12245
Mariya Aleksynska, Anastasia Bastrakova, Natalia Nikolaevna Kharchenko
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5724
published as 'The Determinants of Religiosity among Immigrants and the Native Born in Europe' in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2013, 11 (4), 563-598; reprinted in: The Economics of Cultural Diversity, 2015, edited by Peter Nijkamp et al.