Thanks for visiting. I am a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance of the London School of Economics and a Research Associate at the Wellbeing Research Centre at the University of Oxford. My expertise lies in the economics of health and wellbeing, behavioural economics, applied econometrics, and machine learning. I received my PhD in Economics from the University of Surrey.

You can find my CV here or contact me at e.oparina@lse.ac.uk

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Analyzing Subjective Wellbeing Data with Misclassification (joint with S. Srisuma), forthcoming at the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics

Working papers

Robust Ranking of Happiness Outcomes: A Median Regression Perspective (joint with L.Y. Chen, N. Powdthavee, and S. Srisuma) [Replication codes], conditionally accepted at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Media coverage: VoxEU​   

An Analysis of Female Happiness Change: Revisiting the Paradox of Declining Female Happiness (joint with S. Srisuma)

Mind the Snowflakes: A Misclassification Analysis of Wellbeing across the Lifespan

Work in progress

Human Wellbeing and Machine Learning (joint with N. Gentile, C. Kaiser, A. Clark, C. D'Ambrosio, J-E. De Neve


Evaluating the Heterogeneous Impacts of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Programme (joint with C. Krekel and S. Srisuma)

Policy reports

Living Long and Living Well: The WELLBY Approach (with R. Layard), in: Helliwell, J., Layard, R., Sachs, J., and J-E De Neve (eds.), World Happiness Report, 2021.