Anastasia Cozarenco is an assistant professor of economics at Montpellier Business School. She holds a PhD in economics from Aix-Marseille School of Economics and benefited from the postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi), Université libre de Bruxelles. Her current research is focused on microfinance in developed countries with special attention to regulation, non-financial services, subsidization, discrimination and gender, from theoretical and empirical perspectives. In 2018, Anastasia set up a Chair of Microfinance in Developed Countries in partnership with Créa-Sol, a French MFI, and the Caisse d’Epargne Languedoc-Roussillon. She published articles in Small Business Economics, Journal of Business Ethics, and Economics Letters. She is a member of the European Microfinance Network Research Committee.