About Me

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I am an Aletta Jacobs Professor in the Economics of Well-being at the University of Groningen. I also serve as an Editor of the Journal of Population Economics.

I am passionate about research related to the economics of happiness and transition economies.

My current projects are centered around the implications of technology for workers’ tasks and well-being. See, for example, this working paper or our paper on the impact of robots on work meaningfulness.

More generally, I care about the health and (subjective) well-being consequences of labor market process and entrepreneurship. Having grown up in Bulgaria, I also investigate the historical and contemporary determinants of socio-economic developments in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Click here for a copy of my CV.