Olga Kupets

PhD, Assistant Professor


Olga Kupets works as an Assistant professor at the Kyiv School of Economics since November 2016. She is also a long-lasting local consultant for the World Bank. 

Previously, she has also been working as a local consultant or an expert for a range of other international organizations such as the International Labour Organization, UNICEF, the European Training Foundation (ETF), ERSTE Foundation, the European University Institute and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Olga had short-term research visits to the universities and research centres in Great Britain, Germany, Italy and Japan.

Olga received her Ph.D. in Economics from the Institute of Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in 2008. In 2000 she got a Master’s degree in Economics from the EERC Master’s program at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and in 1998 she obtained a Specialist’s Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Cherkasy National University.

Olga’s research interests include education, skills and their employability; skill-biased technological changes and on-the-job training; international and internal labor migration; economic crisis and human development; population aging and its consequences; youth and long-term unemployment; gender equality in the labor market; job flows and productivity gains; employment, ALMP, education and social policy analysis.