Following graduation from ISB in 2017, Arkaja joined Higher School of Economics NRU, Moscow. She has taught Corporate Finance at HSE. She is an empiricist and her research interests primarily lie in the areas of Corporate Finance and Labor Economics. She has a robust research pipeline and has an article forthcoming in European Accounting Review (A* journal based on ABDC ranking). Her research has been presented in various conferences, such as Financial Market & Corporate Governance Ph.D. Symposium (Melbourne, Australia), European Financial Management Association Conference (Basel, Switzerland), American Accounting Association Annual Meeting (New York, USA), etc.