Olena Nizalova

University of Kent

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Dr. Olena Nizalova is an Associate Professor (Senior Research Fellow) in Health Economics at the University of Kent, which she joined in August 2013. She received her doctoral degree at Michigan State University (USA) in 2006. Olena’s research interests are in the fields of labour and health economics, economics of aging, and policy evaluation. Her research focuses on the interplay between labour market, health and family obligations, be it the provision of informal care to elderly parents in the USA and Europe or the effect of the TB epidemics on productivity (Ukraine), or the impact of labour market outcomes on health and wellbeing. Her research has been supported by the European Commission, Wellcome Trust, MRC, UKAid, ESRC, World Bank, Global Development Network, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, ERSTE Foundation (Austria), Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (University of Michigan), and the Global Challenge Research Fund.

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