Olha Zadorozhna is an Assistant Professor at the Economic Institute for Empirical Analysis at Kozminski University. She is also a senior researcher at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development, Poland. She has a Ph.D. degree from Bocconi University. Olha’s research interests lie at the intersection of political and financial economics. Her main areas of expertise are governance, institutions, and resilience. Currently, Olha is working on several projects investigating urban governance, polarization, sanctions, and economic and social resilience to crises such as the Russian war in Ukraine, Covid-19 pandemics, and climate change. Previously, she has been studying the resilience of financial markets as well as their reaction to armed conflicts and terrorism. Olha has been also studying the governance of the land market in Ukraine publishing on topics connected to clientelism and security of property rights for land. Olha is a founder and a host of Policy Implications Podcast and a co-founder of the "New Dawn" initiative aimed at advocating EU membership for Ukraine and searching for best practices for the future reconstruction of the country.