Milena Nikolova is a research associate with IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor) in Bonn, Germany and a nonresident fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution. Her research investigates subjective well-being in relation to migration and transition economies. Recent publications include an article coauthored with Carol Graham, “Bentham or Aristotle in the Development Process? An Empirical Investigation of Capabilities and Subjective Well-Being” in World Development 68 (April 2015). She serves as managing editor of the Journal of Population Economics. Nikolova holds a PhD in public policy from the University of Maryland, College Park.