Inessa Love

Associate Professor in the Economics Department at University Of Hawaii At Manoa

Inessa Love received her Phd in financial economics from Columbia Business School in New York, her MA in applied economics from The American University in Washington, DC, and a BA in applied mathematics from Zaporozhye State University in Ukraine. Inessa joined the University of Hawaii in August 2012. Previously, she was at the World Bank where she worked in numerous countries and regions and participated in a variety of applied policy projects, including financial sector assessments, improving access to finance, and evaluating business environment reforms. Her research has focused on financial sector development, corporate finance, small and medium enterprise financing, impact evaluation, and financial crisis. She has been a part of an on-going project that collects and analyses world-wide data on entrepreneurship sponsored by the Kaufman Foundation. Her publications include articles in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Economic Letters and others.