Svetlana Pashchenko is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. She was previously a Lecturer at the University of Surrey and an Assistant Professor at Uppsala Universitet. She is a macroeconomist with an interest in insurance markets and public policy analysis. Pashchenko is particularly interested in the interactions between private insurance, self-insurance and social insurance. Her recent research focuses on the health insurance market and the market for private annuities in the US.
Pashchenko received a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2001 and 2003 respectively, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Virginia in 2006 and 2011 respectively.