University of Massachusetts Scholar Wins the Russian National Award in Applied Economics

Ina GanguliIna Ganguli, an assistant professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, has received the 2018 Russian National Award in Applied Economics. The award is given every two years for outstanding published papers on the Russian economy.

Dr. Ganguli is being honored for her series of articles on the productivity of Russian scientists in the 1990s and their decisions to emigrate to the United States. She received the award at the International Conference on Economic and Social Development in Moscow.

Dr. Ganguli joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts in 2015, after teaching at the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden. She is a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she majored in mathematical methods in the social sciences. She earned a master’s degree in public policy at the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in public policy at Harvard University.

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