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Thanks for visiting. I am a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance of the London School of Economics. 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


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]

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

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.