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Milena Nikolova is a nonresident fellow in the Global Economy and Development program and an assistant professor and Rosalind Franklin fellow at University of Groningen (in the Faculty of Economics and Business, Global Economics & Management). Nikolova's research focuses on topics related to subjective well-being, migration, transition economies, nonprofits and civil society, international development, labor issues, and institutions.  Her research has appeared in journals such as World Development, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Comparative Economics, among others.

Milena Nikolova is a nonresident fellow in the Global Economy and Development program and an assistant professor and Rosalind Franklin fellow at University of Groningen (in the Faculty of Economics and Business, Global Economics & Management). Nikolova’s research focuses on topics related to subjective well-being, migration, transition economies, nonprofits and civil society, international development, labor issues, and institutions.  Her research has appeared in journals such as World Development, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Comparative Economics, among others.

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