Economists

in alphabetical order

Amat Adarov

Economist

Research Focus

Macroeconomic analysis; international trade and finance; economic integration; transition economies; financial markets; complex networks in trade and finance

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Austria, Vienna

Vasily Astrov

Economist

Research Focus

Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, CIS countries; macroeconomic analysis; financial markets; energy issues

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Austria, Vienna

Kurt Bayer

Senior Research Associate

Research Focus

Crisis prevention and resolution; industrial and innovation policies; anti-corruption and transparency and EU economic policy

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Austria, Vienna

Eddy Bekkers

Research Associate

Research Focus

International economics

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Austria, Vienna

Serkan Çiçek

Research Associate

Research Focus

Turkey; macroeconomic analysis; monetary policy; central banking issues

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Austria, Vienna

Rumen Dobrinsky

Senior Research Associate

Research Focus

Bulgaria, Belarus; processes of transformation, growth and convergence; European integration and related policies

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Austria, Vienna

Neil Foster-McGregor

Research Associate

Research Focus

Economic growth and development; international trade and globalisation; innovation and technology transfer; intellectual property rights; applied econometrics

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Austria, Vienna

Joseph F. Francois

Senior Research Associate

Research Focus

Trade in services; open economy competition policy and regulation of firm behaviour; financial market integration

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Austria, Vienna

Mahdi Ghodsi

Economist

Research Focus

International trade, trade policy, economic integration and regional industrial economics

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Austria, Vienna

Richard Grieveson

Economist

Research Focus

CESEE country analysis and economic forecasting; Turkey; Bosnia and Herzegovina; economic history; political economy; transition; financial markets

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Austria, Vienna

Vladimir Gligorov

Economist

Research Focus

Balkan countries, in particular Serbia and Montenegro, Macedonia; long-term growth in transition countries; macroeconomic analysis; financial markets

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Austria, Vienna

Julia Grübler

Economist

Research Focus

International economic relations, trade policy

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Austria, Vienna

Doris Hanzl-Weiss

Economist

Research Focus

Slovakia; industrial structural change, sector analysis

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Austria, Vienna

Peter Havlik

Economist

Research Focus

Russia, EU-Russia relations, intra-CIS relations; European integration; foreign trade, exchange rate policies, competitiveness; statistics and databases

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Austria, Vienna

Philipp Heimberger

Economist

Research Focus

Macroeconomic analysis; public sector economics; economic policy in the European context

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Austria, Vienna

Eduard Hochreiter

Senior Research Associate

Research Focus

European (Monetary) integration, monetary and exchange rate policy issues, transition economies

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Austria, Vienna

Mario Holzner

Deputy Director

Research Focus

Kosovo; Southeast Europe; income distribution and inequality; foreign trade; macroeconomic analysis; financial markets; webmaster of the Balkan Observatory website

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Austria, Vienna

Gabor Hunya

Economist

Research Focus

Romania, Bulgaria; privatisation and foreign direct investment in Central, East and Southeast Europe

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Austria, Vienna

Stefan Jestl

Economist

Research Focus

Labour mobility, labour market and infrastructure, wealth and income distribution

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Austria, Vienna

Michael Landesmann

Senior Research Associate; Scientific Director (1996-2016)

Research Focus

East-West economic integration, structural change, economic growth, general topics in international economic relations; globalisation and labour markets, migration

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Austria, Vienna

Kazimierz Laski

Former Director of Research
(1921 - 2015)

Research Focus

Poland; macroeconomic problems of transition, particularly the theory of transformation and development strategy

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Austria, Vienna

Sandra M. Leitner

Economist

Research Focus

Corporate behaviour; innovation and technological change; economic development and growth; labour and capital markets

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Austria, Vienna

Sebastian Leitner

Economist

Research Focus

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; distribution and social policy; labour markets

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Austria, Vienna

Isilda Mara

Economist

Research Focus

Albania; migration, social policy

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Austria, Vienna

Olga Pindyuk

Economist

Research Focus

International trade; Economies of the CIS and CESEE; Financial markets; Macroeconomic analysis and forecast; CGE modelling; Kazakhstan

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Austria, Vienna

Leon Podkaminer

Economist

Research Focus

Poland, Czech Republic; economic policy; macroeconomic analysis; exchange rates; patterns of consumption, relative prices

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Austria, Vienna

Oliver Reiter

Research Assistant

Research Focus

International trade, input-output databases and analysis

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Austria, Vienna

Armon Rezai

Research Associate

Research Focus

Macroeconomic analysis, economic policy, political economy, economic growth, distribution of income and wealth

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Austria, Vienna

Sandor Richter

Economist

Research Focus

Hungary; EU budget; new EU Member States; EU enlargement, regional economic integration of the Visegrad countries; East-West economic integration

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Austria, Vienna

Roman Römisch

Economist

Research Focus

Regional economics and EU regional policy; national accounts and macroeconomic analysis

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Austria, Vienna

Robert Stehrer

Scientific Director

Research Focus

International integration, trade, technology and labour markets, applied econometrics

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Austria, Vienna

Roman Stöllinger

Economist

Research Focus

Foreign trade, global value chains, foreign direct investment, structural change, industrial policy and competitiveness

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Austria, Vienna

Hermine Vidovic

Economist

Research Focus

Croatia, Slovenia; labour markets, social policy and migration

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Austria, Vienna

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