Maryam Naghsh Nejad
Senior Research Associate

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Naghsh Nejad Maryam received her PhD in economics from West Virginia University in May 2013. She joined IZA as a research associate in July 2013. Since January 2014, she is the Deputy Program Director for the special Program area "Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries".

Maryam is an applied economist with a strong interest in development and labor economics. Most of her research has primarily focused on the impact of formal and informal institutions on migration decisions and migrants' assimilation. Her most recent work looks into the interactions of decision process and institutions, more precisely on the effects of institutions on personality traits.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
9309  Maryam Naghsh Nejad
Andrew T. Young
Want Freedom, Will Travel: Emigrant Self-Selection According to Institutional Quality
(published online in: European Journal of Political Economy, June 2016 [journal version])
8067  Maryam Naghsh Nejad
Andrew T. Young
Female Brain Drains and Women's Rights Gaps: A Gravity Model Analysis of Bilateral Migration Flows
7864  Maryam Naghsh Nejad
Institutionalized Inequality and Brain Drain: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Women's Rights on the Gender Gap in High-Skilled Migration
 
IZA Research Reports:
Jirka Taylor
Jennifer Rubin
Corrado Giulietti
Chris Giacomantonio
Flavia Tsang
Amelie F. Constant
Lingučre Mously Mbaye
Maryam Naghsh Nejad
et al.
Report No. 64: Mapping Diasporas in the European Union and the United States
Report prepared in collaboration with RAND Europe for the European Commission, Bonn 2014 (350 pages) [view online appendix]
 

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