Who we are
Luminita Postelnicu is a PhD researcher at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Her research focuses on investigating the impact of social capital on the repayment performance of group lending in microfinance. She is a member of the Centre Emile Bernheim and the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi). Her research is financed by the Interuniversity Attraction Poles (IAP), and it is carried out under the joint supervision of Professor Ariane Szafarz (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and Professor Niels Hermes (University of Groningen and Université Libre de Bruxelles).
Luminita holds a Master Degree in Economics from The Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest (2009), and a Complementary Master Degree in Microfinance from the European Microfinance Programme, Brussels (2011).