Natalia Boliari

Natalia Boliari

Assistant Professor

Department : Economics - Finance

Email :

Phone : 718-862-3858

Office : DLS 406


PHD, Carleton University
MA, Carleton University


  • U.S. and Canada Trade and Economic Relations
  • New Institutional Economics and its Implications for Economic Development Policy
  • Islamic Capital Markets

Professional Experience

Assitant Professor of Economics, 2009 - present
Faculty Adviser, Manhattan College Economics and Finance Society
Academic Adviser, New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) Manhattan College Student Chapter
Faculty Adviser, Relay for Life of Manhattan College

Publications & Professional Activities

"Does Land Fragmentation Affect Land Productivity? Empirical Evidence from Bulgaria." Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies, 94-3 (September 2013): 273-302.

"Land Fragmentation in Bulgaria: Reconsidering its Measurement and Extent." Review of European Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1 (March 2013): 99-109.

Review of The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East, by Timur Kuran, Princeton University Press. The Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 41, No. 5 (Oct. 2012): 691-692.

“The Evolution of Bulgarian Land Tenure Institutions: an Application of the Social Conflict Theory.” Proceedings of the International Society for New Institutional Economics, 13th Annual Conference, University of California at Berkley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, June 2009.

“Conceptualizing Institutions and Organizations: A Critical Approach.” (With K. Topyan). Journal of Business & Economics Research (JBER). January 2007, Vol. 5, No. 1: 1–10.

“Understanding Dependence Structures of Random Variables in Financial Modelling by Using Copulas.” (With K. Topyan). Global Business & Economics Anthology, December 2007.

“Use of Copulas for Risk Measurement: Dependence, Correlation and Nonnormality.” (With K. Topyan). Global Business & Economics Anthology. December 2006: 106–112.

“Accelerated Mortgage Process: An Analytical Evaluation.” (with K. Topyan). International Business & Economics Research Journal (IBER). August 2006, Vol. 5, No. 8: 15–26

Honors & Awards

The Sprott Excellence in Teaching Assistance Award, Carleton University (2008)
Institutional Analysis Fellowship, The Ronald Coase Institute (2007)
Public Policy and Administration 50th Anniversary Graduate Scholarship, Carleton University (2006)

Professional Memberships

Alumna, Ronald Coase Institute
International Society for New Institutional Economics
American Economic Association
New York Society of Security Analysts


Courses Taught/Teaching

ECON 203      Principles and Policies I: Microeconomics
ECON 204      Principles and Policies II: Macroeconomics
ECON 334      International Economics
ECON 445      The Economics of Public Issues