Angelina NazarovaUniversity of Bologna, Italy
Angelina Nazarova is a 3rd year PhD Student at the University of Bologna and a research fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies. Her main research interests lie in Development Economics, Culture and Economic History. One of her projects explores the ethnic roots of individual risk attitudes by focusing on nomadic cultural traits which persisted through the generations and associated with higher degree of risk-taking behavior. Two other projects focus on the process of nation building in Central Asia and on the influence of farm’s structure on girls’ discrimination in intrahousehold spending in agricultural sector of Tajikistan.
Born and raised in Uzbekistan, Angelina has earned her BSc (Hons) in Economics with Finance from the University of Westminster. She received Best Economics Project Award for her BSc thesis regarding the impact of microfinance on food diversity. Angelina completed her MSc Economics majoring in Macroeconomics and International Economics at the University of Konstanz, Germany. Her MSc thesis about the effect of family planning on the long-term child outcomes was recognized and received the highest grade upon completion.