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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.  

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

Open letter by Russian-speaking economists against Putin's military aggression in Ukraine


Analyzing Subjective Wellbeing Data with Misclassification (joint with S. Srisuma), Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2022, 40:2, 730-743 [working paper]

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​   

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

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

Selected work in progress

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

Estimating the Causal Effects of Social Prescribing on Health Outcomes (with M. Cotofan, A. Jani, C. Krekel, R. Layard, and S. de Lusignan)

​Wellbeing Effects of Combining Sports and Volunteering (with M. Cotofan and C. Krekel)

Revisiting the Relationships between Income and Wellbeing (with A. Clark and R. Layard)

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.