Ljubica Nedelkoska is a visiting professor at Central European University, a senior research fellow at theGrowth Lab at Harvard University, and a research scientist at the Complexity Science Hub in Vienna. Ljubica is a social scientist with a background in economics (PhD) and public administration (MA). She studies the impact of technology on the labor market, migration and diasporas. She is interested in development, labor economics, policy and economic sociology.
For the past decade, Ljubica has worked at the intersection of research and policy. In Albania, Colombia, and Sri Lanka she worked on strategies for involving diasporas in the economic development of the home countries. In Sri Lanka, she advised the government on how to reform the immigration system in a way that stimulates innovation, investment and entrepreneurship. In Albania, she co-developed a strategy for economic diversification, and she also conducted diversification studies for Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden. Ljubica consults for international organizations such as the OECD, and the International Labour Organization on the topics of technological change, migration and diasporas.
PhD in Economics, Max Planck Institute and Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
MA in Public Administration, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina