Zdenek Lukas

Economist

e-Mail: lukas@wiiw.ac.at
Phone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-10

External Publications

Books (Monographs and editorship)
  • Chances and barriers for the agriculture in Central and East European countries in the context of EU enlargement (in Czech) (with Josef Pöschl), Czech Ministry of Agriculture, Prague, 2004
Articles in books
  • 'Ursachen des Anstiegs der Nahrungsmittelpreise', Österreich und Außenwirtschaft 2008, Chapter 12, WIFO, Vienna, 2008
Articles in non-refereed journals
  • 'Die Landwirtschaft der NMS (10) in 2009' (with Josef Pöschl), Osteuropa-Wirtschaft , 4/2009, No. 54, November 2009
  • 'Reasons for Food Price Increases', 62nd East Jour Fixe, OeNB, Vienna, June 18, 2008
  • 'Landwirtschaft des südöstlichen Donauraums und der Türkei' (with Josef Pöschl), Osteuropa-Wirtschaft, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2007
  • 'Wirtschaftswachstum erreicht Rekordhöhe', Handelsblatt, No. 229, November 27 2006, 2006, p. B 3
  • 'Die Landwirtschaft der Neuen Mitgliedsstaaten im Integrationsprozess' (with Josef Pöschl), Osteuropa-Wirtschaft, Vol. 51, No. 3-4, 2006
  • 'Die Landwirtschaft der neuen Mitgliedsstaaten ein Jahr danach' (with Josef Pöschl), Osteuropa-Wirtschaft, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2005
  • 'Dorniger Reformweg zu hohem Wachstum', Die Presse, No. 234, December 1 2004, 2004, p. B 2
  • 'Die Landwirtschaft der MOEL im Zeichen des EU-Beitritts' (with Josef Pöschl), Osteuropa-Wirtschaft, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2004, pp. 211-236
  • 'Mittel- und Osteuropas Landwirtschaft vor dem EU-Beitritt' (with Josef Pöschl), Osteuropa-Wirtschaft, Vol. 48, No. 4/2003, 2003
  • 'Die osteuropäische Landwirtschaft vor dem Beitritt zur EU', Die Ernte, Österreichische Bauernzeitschrift, No. 2/2003, February 2003
  • 'Agrarstrukturen und Außenhandel in der CEFTA', Agrarische Rundschau, No. 6, Ökosoziales Forum Österreich and The Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, 2000
  • 'Die Landwirtschaft nach der Transformation in Rumänien' (with Josef Pöschl), Monatsberichte über die österreichische Landwirtschaft, No.11, 2000
  • 'Konkurrenzfähigkeit der CEFTA-Landwirtschaft und Auswirkungen auf Österreich' (with Josef Pöschl), Förderungsdienst, No. 2, Ministry of Agriculture, Vienna, 2000
  • 'Die Landwirtschaft in der Slowakei und der Tschechischen Republik', Ost-West-Gegeninformationen, No. 3, 2000
Shorter papers and comments
  • 'Current state in the Czech agriculture', Green Report 2005, Czech Ministry of Agriculture, Prague
  • 'Middle term prospects of agriculture in the Czech Republic and another NMS on the common market in the EU', Czech Agricultural Association, Prague, February 2006
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'Milk and dairy products in the NMS and the impacts of the CAP in the future', Czech Agricultural Association, Prague, November 2006
  • 'Agrarböden in den neuen Mitgliedsländern: Hat die Übernahme der GAP Konsequenzen?', workshop "Economic conditions for the use of land funds in the Czech Republic after the accession to the EU", November 2004
  • 'How will the Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak agriculture perform after EU accession? (in Czech)' (with Josef Pöschl), Fontes Rerum, Sborník textu, No. 9/2004, 2004, pp. 55-83
  • 'EU-Erweiterung - Bedrohung für Österreichs Agrarwirtschaft?', AKII-Agricultural Institute, Budapest, November 2003

wiiw Publications

wiiw Forecast Reports
  • 'Fasting or Feasting? Europe - Old and New - at the Crossroads' (with Vasily Astrov, Vladimir Gligorov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Peter Havlik, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya, Michael Landesmann, Sebastian Leitner, Anton Mihailov, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Josef Pöschl, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic), wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 10, Vienna, July 2012 link
  • 'New Divide(s) in Europe?' (with Vasily Astrov, Vladimir Gligorov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Peter Havlik, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya, Michael Landesmann, Sebastian Leitner, Anton Mihailov, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Josef Pöschl, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic), wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 9, Vienna, March 2012 link
  • 'Recovery: Limp and Battered' (with Vasily Astrov, Vladimir Gligorov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Peter Havlik, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Anton Mihailov, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Josef Pöschl, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic), wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 8, Vienna, July 2011 link
  • 'Slovakia: Despite export-driven growth, high unemployment will persist', Recovery - in Low Gear across Tough Terrain, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 7, Vienna, March 2011, pp. 70-73 link
  • 'Slovakia: Export-driven growth, but rising unemployment', Will Exports Prevail over Austerity?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 6, Vienna, July 2010, pp. 84-87 link
  • 'Slovakia: After gloom, still no boom', Crisis Is Over, but Problems Loom Ahead, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 5, Vienna, February 2010 link
  • 'Slovakia: late revenge of the overambitious conversion rate', in: Vladimir Gligorov, Josef Pöschl and Sandor Richter (eds), Where Have All the Shooting Stars Gone?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 4, Vienna, July 2009, pp. 52-55 link
  • 'Slovakia: after three-year boom, settling down to moderate growth', in: Vladimir Gligorov, Gabor Hunya and Josef Pöschl (eds), Differentiated Impact of the Global Crisis, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 3, Vienna, February 2009, pp. 43-46 link
  • 'Slovakia: in good shape on the threshold of the eurozone', in: Leon Podkaminer and Josef Pöschl (eds), The Big Boom Is Over, but Growth Remains Strong and Inflation Calms Down, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 2, Vienna, July 2008, pp. 62-65 link
  • 'Slovakia: booming economy looking ahead to the euro', in: Peter Havlik and Mario Holzner (eds), Weathering the Global Storm, yet Rising Costs and Labour Shortages May Dampen Domestic Growth, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 1, Vienna, February 2008, pp. 43-45 link
wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'Higher global grain output but still fairly high food prices', Monthly Report No. 2/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2012, pp. 1-4
  • 'Supply-demand imbalanced drive food prices', Monthly Report No. 4/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2011, pp. 1-6
  • 'Slovakia: robust exports prevailing over weak domestic demand', Monthly Report No. 10/2010, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2010, pp. 18-20
  • 'Slovakia: hitting bottom in the second quarter', Monthly Report No. 10/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2009, pp. 18-20
  • 'NMS grain production in 2009: calm on the market', Monthly Report No. 8-9/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 8-9, Vienna, September 2009, pp. 4-8
  • 'Crisis management in selected countries of Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Vasily Astrov, Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Anton Mihailov and Sandor Richter), Monthly Report No. 6/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2009, pp. 1-10
  • 'Slovakia: backed by continued robust growth towards the eurozone', Monthly Report No. 10/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2008, pp. 18-20
  • 'Soaring grain prices driven by rising demand for food and biofuels', Monthly Report No. 2/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2008, pp. 6-12
  • 'Slovakia: impressive export-led growth', Monthly Report No. 10/2007, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2007, pp. 15-17
  • 'Slovakia: little change in economic policy, strong growth continues', Monthly Report No. 10/2006, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2006, pp. 9-11
  • 'Further expanding agro-food trade of the NMS-4 in Europe' (with Jan Mládek), Monthly Report No. 5/2006, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2006, pp. 3-7
  • 'Slovakia: robust economic growth despite political turmoil', Monthly Report No. 10/2005, wiiw Monthly Report, Vienna, pp. 10-12
  • 'The land market in the new EU member states', Monthly Report No. 7/2005, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7, Vienna, July 2005, pp. 1-3
  • 'New EU Member States: booming agro-food trade, Poland ahead', Monthly Report No. 2/2005, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2005, pp. 2-7
  • 'Grain surplus throughout the CEE region', Monthly Report No. 1/2005, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2005, pp. 1-4
  • 'Slovakia: robust economic growth amidst increasing regional disparities', Monthly Report No. 10/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, Vienna, pp. 12-14
  • 'Agriculture in transition countries in 2003: hit by the drought', Monthly Report 2/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2004, pp. 14-21
  • 'Slovak flat tax: more pain than gain?', Monthly Report 1/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2004, pp. 1-3
  • 'Slovakia: exports fuel high GDP growth', Monthly Report 10/2003, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2003, pp. 10-11
  • 'Agriculture in transition countries: stagnation in the CEECs, growth in Russia and Ukraine', Monthly Report 01/2003, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2003, pp. 3-8
  • 'Slovakia: election encourages GDP growth', Monthly Report 10/2002, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2002, pp. 20-22
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'Slovakia: a new European citadel of car manufacturing?', in: Vladimir Gligorov and Sandor Richter (eds), High Growth Continues, with Risks of Overheating on the Horizon, wiiw Research Report, No. 341, Vienna, July 2007, pp. 51-54 link
  • 'Slovakia: very high growth, few changes in policy', in: Vladimir Gligorov and Leon Podkaminer (eds), Private Consumption and Flourishing Exports Keep the Region on High Growth Track, wiiw Research Report, No. 335, Vienna, February 2007 link
  • 'Central and East European Agriculture in Integrating Europe' (with Jan Mládek), wiiw Research Report, No. 329, Vienna, August 2006 link
  • 'Slovakia: robust investment-led growth ahead of an export offensive', in: Vladimir Gligorov and Leon Podkaminer (eds), Broader-based Growth Resilient to Global Uncertainties, wiiw Research Report, No. 328, Vienna, July 2006, pp. 46-49 link
  • 'Slovakia: accelerating GDP growth and rising self-confidence towards elections', in: Vladimir Gligorov and Leon Podkaminer (eds), Strong Growth, Driven by Exports in the NMS and by Consumption in the Future EU Members, wiiw Research Report, No. 325, Vienna, February 2006, pp. 34-37 link
  • 'Slovakia: domestic demand boosts growth', in: Gabor Hunya and Leon Podkaminer (eds), Back from the Peak, Growth in Transition Countries Returns to Standard Rate of Catching-up, wiiw Research Report, No. 320, Vienna, July 2005, pp. 36-38 link
  • 'Slovakia: good news, especially for the business community', in: Vladimir Gligorov, Peter Havlik and Leon Podkaminer (eds), Accelerating GDP Growth, Improved Prospects for European Integration, wiiw Research Report, No. 314, Vienna, March 2005, pp. 39-42 link
  • 'Slovakia: an eager reformist, yet distinctly unpopular government', in: Vladimir Gligorov, Josef Pöschl and Sandor Richter (eds), As East You Go, the More They Grow: Transition Economies in a New Setting, wiiw Research Report, No. 308, Vienna, July 2004, pp. 38-41 link
  • 'Slovakia: comprehensive reforms and export-led growth', in: Leon Podkaminer (eds), Transition Countries on the Eve of EU Enlargement, wiiw Research Report, No. 303, Vienna, February 2004, pp. 61-64 link
  • 'Country Report Slovakia: robust expansion backed by growing competitiveness', in: Peter Havlik (eds), Transition Countries in 2003: Reforms and Restructuring Keep the Global Economic Slowdown at Bay, wiiw Research Report, No. 297, Vienna, July 2003, pp. 71-74 link
  • 'Country Report Slovakia: growth backed by domestic demand', in: Leon Podkaminer (eds), Transition Countries Resist Global Slowdown: Productivity Gains Offset Effects of Appreciation, wiiw Research Report, No. 293, Vienna, February 2003, pp. 82-84 link
  • 'Konkurrenzfähigkeit der CEFTA-Landwirtschaft und Auswirkungen auf Österreich (with English Summary)' (with Josef Pöschl), wiiw Research Report, No. 272, Vienna, October 2000 link
Other wiiw publications
  • 'The Ukrainian Economy between Russia and the Enlarged EU: Consequences for Trade and Investment' (with Vasily Astrov and Josef Pöschl), wiiw Country Profiles, No. 23, Vienna, March 2006 link
  • 'Structural Characteristics of Agriculture and the Food Industry' (with Doris Hanzl-Weiss and Josef Pöschl), in: Michael Landesmann (eds), wiiw Structural Report 2003 on Central and Eastern Europe, Volume 3, wiiw Structural Report, Vol. 3, Vienna, October 2003 link

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