20180208 Natalya Naumenko

Job Market Seminar with Natalya Naumenko, Northwestern University

SITE will host a job market seminar “The Political Economy of Famine: the Ukrainian Famine of 1933” with Natalya Naumenko, Northwestern University.

Natalya Naumenko is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at Northwestern University. She holds a M.A. in Economics from the New Economic School and a B.S. in Mathematics from Novosibirsk State University. Her primary field is economic history and her secondary field is applied microeconomics.

In her Job Market Paper “The Political Economy of Famine: the Ukrainian Famine of 1933”, she uses variation in exposure to poor government policies and in ethnic composition within Ukraine to study the impact of policies on mortality, and the relationship between ethnic composition and mortality.

To find out more about Natalya Naumenko and her work, visit her website.