Polina Ustyuzhanina graduated from Örebro University in 2018 with a master's degree in economics and econometrics. She has previously worked as a teaching assistant at the School of Economics at Örebro University and as a consultant in the Department of Trade and Agriculture at the OECD in Paris. Starting from August 2018, Polina is a doctoral student at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. During the spring semester 2022, she was a visiting Ph.D. student at MIT Sloan School of Management in the USA. Her research interests are environmental economics and international trade and green innovation.
Some of the questions Polina tries to answer with her research:
- What factors determine whether firms choose to invest in green technology?
- How does access to imported environmental goods affect domestic innovation?
- Why are Swedish manufacturing firms polluting less?