Anzelika Zaiceva received her Ph.D. in Economics in February 2007 at the European University Institute in Florence. Her thesis focuses on migration from transition economies. Previously, Anzelika has completed her M.Sc. in Economics degree at the University of Southern Denmark, and her first degree in Economics in Lithuania. During her doctoral studies, she has also held a short visiting position at DIW Berlin.
Her main research interests are in labor and population economics (with a particular focus on migration), economics of transition and applied microeconometrics.
She joined IZA as a Research Associate in September 2006. She is a member of the Migration Program and Transition and Emerging Economies Program at IZA. Since September 2007 she is also a Research Fellow at the University of Bologna for the research project on "The Political Economy of Unemployment in Transition Economies".