Volha Lazuka

Volha Lazuka

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In the coming years my general aim in research is to contribute to the knowledge of how and to what extent public institutions and scientific knowledge are responsible for the improvements in life expectancy and economic growth throughout 19th-20th-century in developed countries. A truly long-term perspective, in particular a life-course approach, will receive a heavy focus in my research. I intend to exploit Scandinavian countries as a venue for causal investigations about the significance of induced public efforts and medical innovations.


Master’s and Bachelor's levels, Department of Economic History, Lund University, Sweden:

2019: Supervision of internship, Master of Public Health

2018: Tutorials in Econometrics, Swedish Economic Development

2017: Tutorials in Econometrics, Research Design

2015-2016: Advanced Time Series Analysis, Tutorial in Econometrics, Co-supervision of the master’s theses (5 students)

2014: Economic Growth over Time and Space

Bachelor’s level, Department of Economic Theory, Polotsk State University, Belarus:

2009-2011: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics

2005-2008: Economic Theory, Economic Sociology, International Relations


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic History


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