I hold a PhD in Economics from Tallinn University of Technology (2018). I am Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics and Finance at Tallinn University of Technology, in Tallinn (Estonia).
I teach Microeconomics II (BA course in Applied Economics), Intermediate Microeconomics (MA course in Applied Economics), Microeconomics I (BA course in International Business Administration) and Concepts of Economics (MA course in International Business Administration, International Relations, Informatic for Business). I taught Development Economics (MA course in International Relations and International Business Administration). All courses are taught in English.
My research agenda focuses mainly on Economics of Education, Labour Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Microeconometrics using using international surveys and administrative data (for example OECD-PISA, INVALSI data, Labour Force Survey). My interest in labour economics is related to study the effect of the minimum wage in Estonia on some labour market outcomes such as employment, wage distribution, productivity.
I was the representative of the doctoral students and local coordinator for the project VFP16057 "Institutions for Knowledge Intensive Development: Economic and Regulatory Aspects in South-East Asian Transition Economies (1.01.2017−31.12.2020) with Prof. Aaro Hazak.
I enjoy traveling, getting in touch with nature, I love classical ballets, musicals and opera as well as photography. I have hobby for gardering. My motto? "Never give up"! At the moment I live in Tallinn, the beautiful capital of Estonia.
2019 - Member of the European Association of Labour Economists (AELE)
2017 - Member of the Italian Econometric Associtation (SIdE)
I hold a Laurea Degree in Economics and Business (2005), a Second Level Master's Degree in Marketing (2006) from LUMSA University in Rome and a Bachelor's Degree in Development Economics and International Cooperation (2013).
I am also Chartered Accountant and Auditor.