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Redina Tahaj

PhD Candidate in Economics

Redina is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Economics at Northeastern University, specializing in Labor Economics and Energy Economics. She has a strong interest in the energy futures market. While at Northeastern, she has served as an instructor for Math Camp for incoming PhD students, as a Teaching Assistant for Development Economics, and as a Research Assistant for Professor Robert Triest.

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Born and raised in Albania, Redina completed her undergraduate studies in Economics at the American University in Bulgaria where she wrote a senior thesis on the financial contagion during the Greek debt crisis with a particular focus on the financial markets of Bulgaria and Romania. She joined Northeastern after obtaining her B.A. degree in May 2018.

Prior Experience

Previously, Redina has been a Research Intern in the Power and Renewables team at Wood Mackenzie. She provided research assistance with producing reports regarding the U.S. energy storage market, and the commercial/industrial solar power markets of Africa and the Middle East.

Articles Under Review:

Patria M., Tahaj R., and Triest.R “COVID-19 and the Information Content of Electricity Futures.” Under Review (2021).


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