Nigar Hashimzade

Nigar Hashimzade

Research Fellow


MA in Economics, PhD Sage Fellowship, Cornell University, Ithaca, 1998 - 2003
MA in Economics,  Muskie Fellowship, Miami University, Oxford, 1997 - 1998
Physics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Lenin Fellowship, Institute of Physics, Baku, Azerbaijan, 1987 - 1990
Physics, Diploma of Higher Education, Diploma with Excellence, Azerbaijan State University, Baku, Azerbaijan, 1980 – 1985

ORCID: 0000-0003-2035-5020

Nigar Hashimzade is Professor of Economics at Durham University. She undertakes research in applied microeconomic theory. Her current research is in various issues of taxation. Prior to her current position she worked at the University of Exeter and University of Reading. She holds a PhD in Economics from Cornell University. Her previous research career was in theoretical physics.


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