Postdoctoral Scholar

About Kristina Butaeva

Kristina Butaeva is a postdoctoral scholar at the Harris School of Public Policy. She received her PhD in Social Science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2021. She also holds a Candidate of Science degree in Economics from the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Before joining Harris, Kristina was a postdoctoral fellow at the HKUST Greater Eurasia Research Center (GEAR), a research fellow at the Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions at the New Economic School (NES CSDSI, Moscow), and for six months worked as a research fellow at the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses on income inequality, income mobility, and social diversity.