Natalia Volchkova currently works as a Visiting Researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics. She is a core member of CEFIR’s team and joined CEFIR when it was founded in 2000. She initially worked at RECEP (1998 — 2000) and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Visiting Researcher (2001 — 2002). She is also a Lecturer at the New Economic School, where she teaches courses in Macroeconomics 3, 6 and International Trade, and a Researcher at the Central Institute of Economics and Mathematics (CEMI).
In 1999, Natalia Volchkova finished Postgraduate School at the Central Institute of Economics and Mathematics (CEMI) and got a candidate degree in economics. Before that she had studied at the New Economic School (1996 -1998), and in 1997, she graduated from Postgraduate School of Department of Physics at M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University.