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Dr. Vladimir Otrachshenko


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 Research Gate Profile


Academic Career

PhD in Economics (with distinction and honours) at Nova School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal
Title of Thesis: Essays in Environmental and Happiness Economics
MA in Economics at Charles University in Prague and the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education-Economics Institute (CERGE-EI)
Field Exams: Econometrics; International Macroeconomics


Further Information

Affiliation Member of ZEU | Post Doc
Focus Area Climate & Environmental Change
Research Focus

Environmental and Resource Economics, Climate Change, Health and Population Economics, Quality of Life, Non-Market Valuation, Field Experiments, Tourism Economics, Applied Microeconometrics

Selected Publications

Books/ Book Chapters


Contribution to

  • Religion and Happiness, (2021), Book Chapter, In: Zimmermann K.F. (eds) Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics. Springer, Cham. (with O. Popova).
  • Ecological Economics Dictionary (2023), Edward Elgar, edited by Brent M. Haddad, Professor of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz and Barry D. Solomon, Professor Emeritus of Geography and Environmental Policy, Michigan Technological University, US.

Awards & Recognitions  
  • Paper "Health Consequences of the Russian weather" nominated for the Russian National Award in Applied Economics 2018 (with O. Popova and P.Solomin)
2011 - 2012
  • Amélia de Mello Fellowship, Research Topic: Life Satisfaction and the Euro Adoption. (together with O. Popova)
2010 - 2011
  • Fellowship for Social Researchers, ERSTE Foundation, Research Topic: Life (Dis)satisfaction and the Intention to Migrate: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe (together with O.Popova)