Nadia Novik joined the Doing Business team in March 2013. She currently works on the Starting a Business indicator. Ms. Novik previously covered the Paying Taxes Indicator for four report cycles. Prior to working on International Development at the World Bank, Ms. Novik worked in the private sector in Ukraine at PwC as a Tax Consultant specialized in international taxation and structuring. Ms. Novik also interned at the Department of International Relations of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine. Ms. Novik holds a Master's Degree in International Business Management and a Bachelor's degree in International Economics from the Kyiv National Economic University. More recently, she completed a series of statistics and computer programming classes at the Harvard Extension School. Ms. Novik is fluent in Russian, Ukrainian, Italian and is conversant in German and Spanish. She is currently based in the World Bank office at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.