Ermira Hoxha Kalaj

Ermira Hoxha Kalaj


Ermira is an Associate Professor of Public Economics at the University of Shkodra. Previously she held faculty positions at the University of Durrёs. She received her Ph.D. degree in “Economics and Management” from the University of Trento, Italy. She is a holder of CERGE-EI Foundation Teaching Fellows Career Integration Fellowship since 2017. Her current research interests include public sector economics, and econometric methods for program and policy evaluation.

For the Fairwork project, Ermira will collaborate in adapting the Fairwork principles, interviewing workers and platform executives, analysing data, developing platforms scores, and disseminating the results.

Ermira’s publications include Female Entrepreneurship in Albania: Analysis of Incentives and Disincentives, Investigating Financial Challenges Facing Enterprises: Evidence from Albania, and Do Remittances alter Labour Market Participation?