Dr. Anastasia Cozarenco
Teaching department :
Finance, Control and Law
Tel: +33 (0)4 67 10 26 35
Anastasia Cozarenco is an assistant professor of economics at Montpellier Business School. She holds a PhD in economics from Aix-Marseille School of Economics and benefited from the postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi), Université libre de Bruxelles. Her current research is focused on microfinance in developed countries with special attention to regulation, non-financial services, subsidization, discrimination and gender, from theoretical and empirical perspectives. In 2018, Anastasia set up a Chair of Microfinance in Developed Countries in partnership with Créa-Sol, a French MFI, and the Caisse d’Epargne Languedoc-Roussillon. She published articles in Small Business Economics, Journal of Business Ethics, and Economics Letters. She is a member of the European Microfinance Network Research Committee.
Selected Intellectual Contributions
Cozarenco A. & Szafarz A. Forthcoming. Microfinance in the North: Where do we stand? In M. Hudon, M. Labie and A. Szafarz (Eds.), Research Agenda for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance, Edward Elgar Publishing.
Bourlès R. & Cozarenco A. 2018. Entrepreneurial motivation and business performance: Evidence from a French microfinance institution. Small Business Economics, 51(4): 943-963.
Cozarenco A., Hudon M. & Szafarz A. 2016. What type of microfinance institutions supply savings products? Economics Letters, 140: 57-59.
Cozarenco A. & Szafarz A. 2018. Gender biases in bank lending: lessons from microcredit in France. Journal of Business Ethics, 147(3): 619-629.
Bourlès R. & Cozarenco A. 2014. State intervention and the microcredit market: the role of business development services. Small Business Economics, 43(4): 931-944.
Bourlès R., Cette G. & Cozarenco A. 2012. Employment and productivity: disentangling employment structure and qualification effects. International Productivity Monitor, 23: 44-54.
Microfinance in Developed Countries, Microfinance: Theory and Practice, Econometrics Applied to Microfinance Research, Statistics, Probability theory, Microeconomics, Applied Mathematics