Milena Nikolova is an Aletta Jacobs Professor of the Economics of Well-being and Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the University of Groningen.

Between 2014 and 2017, Dr. Nikolova was a Research Associate at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn, Germany, where she is now a Research Fellow. She is also a Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Bruegel, and a Fellow at GLO.

Dr. Nikolova serves as an Editor of the Journal of Population Economics.

Milena holds a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Maryland, College Park (2014).

Milena Nikolova became an IZA Fellow in January 2018.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12326
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2022, 208, 104629
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11437
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2019, 32 (1), 113-151.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10411
revised version published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2018, 32, 799- 844
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