Inessa Love

UHERO Research Fellow and Professor of Economics


Ph.D. Finance and Economics, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, New York, 2001.

M.A. Financial Economics, The American University, Washington DC, 1996.

B.A. Mathematics, Diploma, Zaporozhye State University, Ukraine, 1992.

Wellbeing and Housing Report Supplement

The goal of this report is to summarize how neighborhood housing price appreciation can impact quality of life beyond individual level impacts (see Love and …

Drivers of well-being in Hawaii: Quantifying individual and community impacts

In Gallup’s annual well-being index, Hawaii occupied the #1 spot among US states for six out of the past 10 years (slipping to #3 in …

The Miracle of Microfinance Revisited: Evidence from Propensity Score Matching

We provide new evidence on the effectiveness of microfinance intervention for poverty alleviation. We apply the Propensity Score Matching (PSM) method to data collected in …