Montpellier Business School

Dr. Cozarenco Anastasia

Cozarenco Anastasia
Fonction Associate professor
Teaching department Finance, Control and Law
Contact Tel: +33 (0)4 67 10 26 35
Short Bio

Anastasia Cozarenco is an associate 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 with special attention to regulation, non-financial services, subsidization, discrimination and gender, from theoretical and empirical perspectives. She holds the Social and Sustainable Finance Chair at Montpellier Business School created in partnership with the Caisse d’Epargne Languedoc Roussillon. She is a member of the European Microfinance Network Research Committee and the Director of the Yunus Center for Social Business and Financial Inclusion at Montpellier Business School. She published articles in Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Small Business Economics, and Economics Letters.

Selected intellectual contributions

Cozarenco A. & Szafarz A. 2020. Microcrédit : même bien intentionnée, la réglementation peut éloigner des objectifs sociaux. The Conversation. []

Cozarenco A. & Szafarz A. 2020. The regulation of prosocial lending: Are loan ceilings effective? Journal of Banking and Finance, 121: 105979.

Boysselle J., Granata J., Pourreau C., Hoang V., Cozarenco A., Delis M., Hollebeek L., Dumazer C., Meyer M., Marais M. & Etchanchu H. 2020. Conséquence de la crise du COVID. Comment gérer le changement avec efficacité et bienveillance. Livre Blanc, Montpellier Business School. Publishing Education.

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

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