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Olga Rastrigina

Olga Rastrigina

Research Associate



E-mail: olga[at]



  • Income inequality
  • Tax-benefit simulation
  • Gender inequality
  • Survey data analysis
  • Applied econometrics
  • Entrepreneurship


  • M.A. in economics, Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), 2005
  • B.A. in economics, University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia), 2003



Olga Rastrigina is a Senior Research officer at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, UK. Before moving to the UK, Olga spent six years as a Research Fellow at BICEPS. Her main research interests are in the areas of income inequality, gender inequality, survey data analysis, applied econometrics, and entrepreneurship. Currently Olga is working on development of the tax-benefit micro-simulation model EUROMOD.


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