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Alina Botezat

Romanian Academy - " Gh. Zane" Institute for Economic and Social Research, Iasi, Romania

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Born: 1979

Interests: Economics of Education, Applied Microeconometrics, Labor Economics, Health Economics

Since 03/2013 Research Fellow –at the German College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER), Berlin (

04/2012 – 03/2013 Post-doctoral Researcher – Romanian Academy - Iasi Branch

2011 - PhD in Economics (“Al.I.Cuza” University of Iasi)

2009-2010 - University of Zürich – Course Programme for Doctoral Students in Economics of Education (Swiss Leading House)

2008 - University of Mannheim - M.Sc. in Economics (Diplom-Volkswirtin)

2002 - “Al.I.Cuza” University of Iasi – Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration

Selected publications:
• Alina Botezat, Ruben Seiberlich. Educational Performance Gaps in Eastern Europe. Economics of Transition, 21 (4), pp. 731-756, 2013.
• Alina Botezat. Decomposing The Gap In School Achievement Between Finland And Romania' " Some Methodological Aspects' . The Annals of the University of Oradea. Economic Sciences, 1(2), pp. 165--171, 2012.
• Alina Botezat. The Cultural Capital of Immigrant Families and The Impact on Student Performance: Evidence from Germany. Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies , Vol. 11-2 , pp. 59-72, 2011.
• Alina Botezat, Ruben Seiberlich. How far is the East? Educational Performance in Eastern Europe. In University of Konstanz Working Paper Series 2011-15 , Working paper. University of Konstanz, 2011.


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