Natalia V. Czap

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I am an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and the Director of Behavioral & Experimental Economics & Policy Laboratory (BEEP Lab). This year I am also directing the Master in Public Administration Program. 



My general research interests are: behavioral economics, experimental economics, behavioral public policy, and environmental economics. More specifically, my research evolves around behavioral agri-environmental policy, empathy conservation, pro-environmental behavior, gender differences in environmental decisions, empathy nudging, metaeconomics and dual interest. 

My teaching interests are: behavioral economics, experimental economics & methods, behavioral public policy, applied game theory, microeconomics.

 



Education


2006 - Ph.D. in Economics,University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.)
 

2004 - Ph.D. in Mathematical Economics & Modelling, Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
 

2000 - M.Sc. in  Economics, Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)


1998 - B.Sc. in  Economics, Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
 

 


Academic Experience

 

2016-present Director of Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program 


2016-present Director of Behavioral & Experimental Economics & Policy Laboratory (BEEP Lab)


2013-present Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Social Sciences, 

University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI


2012-present Research Fellow of the Center for Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization — Policy Research Group (CAFIO-PRG) 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

2009-2013 Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Social Sciences, 

University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI

 

2006-2009 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

 

2003-2006 Teaching and Research Assistant

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

2001-2002  Instructor, Masters Program

Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

 

Business and Government Experience

1999–2002 Consultant, Telecommunication Holding “Svyazinvest” (Russia)
 

1999-   Lead expert, Ministry of Science and Technology of Russia
 

1998–1999 Co-editor, Analytical Journal “Securities Market” (Russia)
 

1997–1998 Analyst, Consulting Agency “Sobolev” (Russia)
 

1997- Associate, League of Credit Unions (Russia)