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
2019: Cozarenco A., Hartarska V. & Szafarz A. 2019. Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth: The Conflicting Impacts of Subsidies and Deposits on the Cost-Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions. American Economic Association (ASSA), January 4-6, Atlanta, United States. (Best paper award: The Warren Samuels Prize from the Association for Social Economics)
Cozarenco A. 2018. Personal microcredit and financial inclusion. Financial Inclusion Commission of the Parcours Confiance, Caisse d’Epargne Languedoc Roussillon, November 22, Montpellier, France.
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.
2018: Empirical Economics (Reviewer)
El Shoubaki A., Cozarenco A. & Lasch F. 2018. Entrepreneurial teams and the growth of young firms. Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (IECER), September 26-28, Innsbruck, Austria.
Cozarenco A., Hartarska V. & Szafarz A. 2019. Too many cooks spoil the broth: The conflicting impacts of subsidies and deposits on the cost-efficiency of microfinance institutions. Allied Social Science Associations, January 4-6, Atlanta, USA.
Cozarenco A., Hartarska V. & Szafarz A. 2018. Too many cooks spoil the broth: The conflicting impacts of subsidies and deposits on the cost-efficiency of microfinance institutions. Mimeo.
Bourlès R. & Cozarenco A. 2018. Entrepreneurial motivation and business performance: Evidence from a French microfinance institution. European Research Conference on Microfinance, June 12-14, Portsmouth, England .
2018-: Professor in charge of the Chair in Microfinance in Developed Countries in partnership with Créa-Sol, a French microfinance institution, and Caisse d’Epargne Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier, France
Microfinance in Developed Countries, Microfinance: Theory and Practice, Econometrics Applied to Microfinance Research, Statistics, Probability theory, Microeconomics, Applied Mathematics