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 Plamen Nikolov

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Harvard University

Office Address
National Bureau of Economic Research
Office 392
1050 Mass Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Information
email: pnikolov [at]
tel: (202)368-9668

Funded by The National Science Foundation's Economics Program, I received my doctorate, under Larry Katz and David Cutler, from Harvard in 2013. My thesis "Essays in Applied Microeconomics of Development" uses original data collected through three separate field experiments, all of which were conducted in developing countries. The dissertation contributes to applied microeconomics by focusing on empirical questions at the intersection of health, public and behavioral economics. I hold an MA in International Economics and Arabic/Middle East Studies from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) and a BA in Mathematics/Economics.

I will be on the economics job market 2013-2014. My full job market site is at

Research Interests:
Development economics
Labor economics
Behavioral & Health Economics