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Tatyana Avilova

Tatyana Avilova is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Economics at Columbia University. Her research interests include health care policy; health care provision for the elderly, residents in rural areas, and other vulnerable populations; and undergraduate economics pedagogy. Her most recent projects investigate the impact of opioid regulations on prescriptions, health, and mortality.

Recently, Tatyana has worked with the CORE USA team of the CORE Project to produce new teaching resources for introductory economics courses and to evaluate the impact of the CORE curriculum on student learning. Since 2014, Tatyana has also served as the Project Manager for the Undergraduate Women in Economics (UWE) Challenge, an initiative started by Dr. Claudia Goldin to encourage undergraduate women to major in economics.

Before her work with the UWE, Tatyana was a 2013-14 Fulbright Fellow in Japan, where she surveyed the work-life balance of nurses in Ibaraki Prefecture. She received her B.A. in Economics from Harvard College.