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Visar Malaj

Visar Malaj is associate professor at the Department of Economics, University of Tirana and a “CERGE-EI Foundation Teaching Fellow”. Visar earned a Bachelor’s degree (2007) and a Master’s degree (2009) from the Faculty of Statistics, University of Padua (Italy). In 2010, Visar completed his post-graduate studies in Economics and Finance at the University of Venice, and in 2013 he received a PhD in Economics from the University of Tirana. In 2015, Visar received a “Civil Society Scholar Award” from the Open Society Foundations; and in 2016 he completed an EU-financed post-doctorate at the University of Granada.

Visar has been a visiting professor at several other European universities. His main research interests include the application of statistical theory to different academic disciplines. Visar’s articles appear in Migration Letters, International Economics, Cells, Holocaust and Genocide Studies etc.