Nikita Melnikov
Nikita Melnikov
Assistant Researcher
Research Track
NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

Nikita Melnikov is an Applied Microeconomist, working primarily on topics related to Political Economy and Development Economics. His research has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Comparative Economics, and the American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings.

2022 - PhD in Economics - Princeton University

2018 - Master in Economics - Princeton University

2016 - Bachelor in Economics - New Economic School

Political Economy, Development, Applied Microeconomics

  • Guriev, Sergei, Melnikov, Nikita, Zhuravskaya, Ekaterina (2021). 3G internet and confidence in government. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 136 (4), 2533-2613.
  • Guriev, Sergei, Melnikov, Nikita (2018). Happiness convergence in transition countries. Journal Of Comparative Economics, 46 (3), 683-707.
  • Guriev, Sergei, Melnikov, Nikita (2016). War, inflation, and social capital. American Economic Review, 106 (5), 230-235.