Position title: Pre-doctoral Research Fellow 2021-2022
Venera Albaeva is a second-year Ph.D. student in Economics at the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg. Venera’s research interests lie in the field of empirical labor, public, and health economics. Her current research topic is ”Elimination of pension indexation: labor market consequences for disabled people”. Under the supervision of Prof. Paul Dower, she estimates the disincentive effect of disability pensions on labor market participation in Russia.