Marica Valente is a post-doctoral researcher at ETH Zurich. She obtained a PhD in Economics from the Humboldt University of Berlin, after graduating from the Toulouse School of Economics. She is a research affiliate of the DIW Berlin – the German Institute for Economic Research. She is an applied economist interested in microeconometrics with a focus on causal inference and machine learning methods. Her applications are in the fields of environmental economics, conflict economics, labor and migration. Marica’s research on the economic costs of the Donbas war was published in the journal of Defence and Peace Economics, and received media coverage in the LSE Social Policy Blog, Vox Ukraine, and Kyiv Post.
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