Olga Pindyuk

Economist

e-Mail: pindyuk@wiiw.ac.at
Phone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-56

Olga Pindyuk is Research Economist at wiiw. Her research focuses on foreign trade, trade in services, international economics and financial markets. She is also country expert for Kazakhstan and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). She has extensive experience with services trade data and does research on modelling trade costs in services trade and on linkages between producer services trade and manufacturing. Previously, she worked as a consultant with the World Bank (Ukraine office) and the DFID Ukraine Trade Policy Project. Currently on maternity leave.

External Publications

Books (Monographs and editorship)
  • Quarterly Predictions (with Ruslan Piontkivsky), no. 12-19, ICPS, 2000-2002
Articles in books
  • 'Rahmenbedingungen des Welthandels' (with Vasily Astrov, Roman Stöllinger and Waltraut Urban), Österreichs Außenwirtschaft 2009, Chapter 2, Kompetenzzentrum FIW, Vienna, December 2009, pp. 31-53
  • 'Russia, Ukraine and Belarus: Effects of WTO Accession in the Medium and Long Run' (with Vasily Astrov, Mario Holzner and Julia Wörz), in: Ruslan Grinberg, Peter Havlik and Oleh Havrylyshyn (eds), Economic Restructuring and Integration in Eastern Europe. Experiences and Policy implications, Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2008, pp. 377-396
  • 'Entwicklungschancen für die Entwicklungsgrunde - Ansichten zur Doha Development Agenda (DDA)', Österreichs Außenwirtschaft 2007, Kompetenzzentrum 'Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft', Wien, 2007, pp. 175-185
  • 'Handel und Entwicklung', Österreichs Außenwirtschaft 2007, Kompetenzzentrum 'Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft', Wien, 2007, pp. 57-60
  • 'Trade Performance since the Early 90s: Looking for its New Role in Global Trade' (with Ruslan Piontkivsky), Ukraine Trade Policy Study, World Bank, November 2004, pp. 1-39
  • 'The Role of Foreign Trade in Ukrainian Growth' (with Ruslan Piontkivsky), Ukraine Economic Memorandum, Vol. II, World Bank, October 2004, pp. 8-49
Articles in non-refereed journals
  • 'Trends in International Trade and FDI in Services: A Global Database of Services Trade' (with Joseph F. Francois and Julia Wörz), IIDE Discussion Papers, No. 20090802, August 2009
Shorter papers and comments
  • 'Model Simulations for Trade Policy Analysis: the impact of potential trade agreements on Austria' (with Joseph F. Francois), FIW Research Reports 2010/2011, No. 5, Vienna, 2011
  • 'Which Factors Affect the Selection of Goods Traded Abroad by Ukraine?', ICPS Newsletter, No. 159, 2002, pp. 1-2
  • 'Special Economic Zones: Worldwide and Ukrainian Experience', ICPS Newsletter, No. 72, 2000, pp. 1-2
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'Reducing Transatlantic Barriers to Trade and Investment: An Economic Assessment' (with Joseph F. Francois, Miriam Manchin, Hanna Norberg and Patrick Tomberger), 01 April 2013 link
  • 'Modeling the Effects of Free Trade Agreements between the EU and Canada, USA and Moldova/Georgia/Armenia on the Austrian Economy: Model Simulations for Trade Policy Analysis' (with Joseph F. Francois), FIW Research Reports 2012/13, No.03, January 2013
  • 'The World Input-Output Database (WIOD): Contents, Sources and Methods' (with Valeria Andreoni, Inaki Arto, Gaaitzen De Vries, Abdul Azeez Erumban, Joseph F. Francois, Aurelien Genty, Reitze Gouma, Bart Los, Frederik Neuwahl, Johannes Pöschl, Jose M. Rueda-Cantuche, Robert Stehrer, Gerhard Streicher, Umed Temurshoev and Alejandro Villanueva), WIOD Working Paper, No. 10, May 2012 link
  • 'Modelling the Effects of Trade Policy and the Transmission Mechanisms of the Economic Crisis on the Austrian Economy' (with Joseph F. Francois and Mario Holzner), FIW Research Reports 2010/2011, No. 6, Vienna, 2011
  • 'EU and BRICs: Challenges and opportunities for European competitiveness and cooperation' (with Vasily Astrov, Edward Christie, Bernhard Dachs, Jayati Ghosh, Peter Havlik, Gabor Hunya, Carolina Lennon, M. Poplawski Ribeiro, Roman Stöllinger and Waltraut Urban), Industrial Policy and Economic Reform Papers, No. 13, July 2009
  • 'EU and BRICs: Challenges and opportunities for European competitiveness and cooperation' (with Vasily Astrov, Edward Christie, Bernhard Dachs, Jayati Ghosh, Peter Havlik, Gabor Hunya, Carolina Lennon, M. Poplawski Ribeiro, Roman Stöllinger and Waltraut Urban), European Competitiveness Report 2009, Brussels, 2009
  • 'Austria 2020: The Impact of Medium-Term Global Trends on the Austrian Economy' (with Edward Christie, Joseph F. Francois, Mario Holzner and Sebastian Leitner), FIW Research Reports 2009/2010, No. 4, Vienna, 2009
  • 'Trade in Services: Note on the Measurement and Quality of Data Sources' (with Julia Wörz), FIW Research Report series, Nr. 001, June 2008
  • 'Trade Effects of Services Trade Liberalization in the EU' (with Joseph F. Francois and Julia Wörz), FIW Research Report series, Nr. 004, June 2008
  • 'Comparison of Foreign Trade Restructuring in Belarus and Ukraine', The Industrial Restructuring in the NMS: Experience and Lessons for NIS, May 2007
  • 'Russia, Ukraine and Belarus: Effects of WTO Accession in the Medium and Long Run' (with Vasily Astrov, Mario Holzner and Julia Wörz), The Industrial Restructuring in the NMS: Experience and Lessons for NIS, May 2007
  • 'Trade Restructuring in the CIS Countries: Lessons of the NMS Countries and Some Policy Recommendations', The Industrial Restructuring in the NMS: Experience and Lessons for NIS, March 2007
  • 'Adjustment Costs of Trade Liberalization for Ukraine's Labour Market', The Industrial Restructuring in the NMS: Experience and Lessons for NIS, September 2006
  • 'Ukraine: Foreign Trade and Industrial Restructuring', The Industrial Restructuring in the NMS: Experience and Lessons for NIS, February 2006
  • 'Ukraine: The Impact of Higher Natural Gas and Oil Prices' (with Mark Davis, Dejan Ostojic and Ruslan Piontkivsky), World Bank, December 6, 2005
  • 'From Disintegration to Reintegration: Europe and Central Asia International Trade' (with H. Broadman), World Bank, 2005

wiiw Publications

wiiw Forecast Reports
  • 'KAZAKHSTAN: Economic growth loses pace', On Thin Ice: CESEE Core Resilient in the Face of EU Stagnation and the Ukraine Crisis, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2014, Vienna, November 2014, pp. 113-115 link
  • 'KAZAKHSTAN: Consumption boom fuelled by credit to be over soon', Investment to the Rescue, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2014, Vienna, March 2014, pp. 97-99 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: Strong growth and structural reforms', Animal Spirits still Dimmed: Slow Recovery Expected, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 12, Vienna, July 2013, pp. 127-130 link
  • 'Special Section II: Deleveraging in the CESEE countries: where has all the liquidity gone?' (with Mario Holzner), Double-dip Recession over, yet no Boom in Sight, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 11, Vienna, March 2013, pp. 32-45
  • 'Kazakhstan: Shift from consumption to investment promotion', Double-dip Recession over, yet no Boom in Sight, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 11, Vienna, March 2013, pp. 125-126 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: Banking sector problems still to be solved', Fasting or Feasting? Europe - Old and New - at the Crossroads, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 10, Vienna, July 2012, pp. 114-117 link
  • 'Special topic: The European banking crisis and spillover effects in the countries of CESEE' (with Mario Holzner), New Divide(s) in Europe?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 9, Vienna, March 2012, pp. 54-61
  • 'Kazakhstan: Strong growth continues, but problems in the banking sector remain', New Divide(s) in Europe?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 9, Vienna, March 2012, pp. 110-113 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: Strong growth continues, but problems in the banking sector remain', Recovery: Limp and Battered, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 8, Vienna, July 2011, pp. 110-113 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: Fast growth is back, but sustainability problems remain', Recovery - in Low Gear across Tough Terrain, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 7, Vienna, March 2011, pp. 97-100 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: On track of steady recovery', Will Exports Prevail over Austerity?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 6, Vienna, July 2010, pp. 130-133 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: Anti-crisis policies and higher oil prices help to avoid recession', Crisis Is Over, but Problems Loom Ahead, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 5, Vienna, February 2010 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: slipping into a mild recession', 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. 121-124 link
  • 'Special topic: Foreign trade as a transmission channel of the global crisis' (with Michael Landesmann), Where Have All the Shooting Stars Gone?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 4, Vienna, July 2009, pp. 136-145
  • 'Kazakhstan: avoiding recession and prolonging recovery ', 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. 103-105 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: inflation back under control, but growth prospects worsen', 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. 132-135 link
  • 'Kazakhstan: after temporary slowdown, growth accelerates again', 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. 94-96 link
wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'Opinion corner: Russia-Ukraine conflict: do Western sanctions have any effect? ' (with Vasily Astrov, Vladimir Gligorov, Peter Havlik and Michael Landesmann), Monthly Report No. 10/2014, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2014, p. 2-6
  • 'Germany’s services exports – bigger than you might think', Monthly Report No. 2/2014, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2014, pp. 10-12
  • 'Opinion corner: Russia and Ukraine – three questions, nine answers' (with Vasily Astrov and Vladimir Gligorov), Monthly Report No. 1/2014, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2014, pp. 6-7
  • 'Kazakhstan: low oil prices create devaluation pressure', Monthly Report No. 11/2013, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 11, Vienna, November 2013, pp. 9-11
  • 'Is there evidence of increasing fragmentation in the banking system of the euro area?' (with Codruta Boar), Monthly Report No. 5/2013, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2013, pp. 11-13
  • 'Kazakhstan: slower growth due to lower oil production', Monthly Report No. 11/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 11, Vienna, November 2012, pp. 13-15
  • 'Trade and economic integration in the CIS: an evaluation ' (with Vasily Astrov and Peter Havlik), Monthly Report No. 8-9/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 8-9, Vienna, September 2012, pp. 1-6
  • 'Europe's position in trade in knowledge-intensive business services' (with Joseph F. Francois), Monthly Report No. 3/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2012, pp. 6-12
  • 'Kazakhstan: high commodity prices support strong growth', Monthly Report No. 11/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 11, Vienna, November 2011, pp. 10 12
  • 'Developments in trade and FDI in services in the Visegrad countries', Monthly Report No. 2/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2011, pp. 13-20
  • 'Kazakhstan: rebound is faster', Monthly Report No. 11/2010, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 11, Vienna, October 2010, pp. 9-11
  • 'Kazakhstan: first signs of recovery', Monthly Report No. 12/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2009, pp. 12-14
  • 'Kazakhstan: commodity price decline aggravates crisis', Monthly Report No. 12/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2008, pp. 8-9
  • 'Current status of the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) negotiations', Monthly Report No. 1/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2008, pp. 8-12
  • 'Kazakhstan: strong growth despite financial markets turmoil', Monthly Report No. 12/2007, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2007, pp. 6-8
  • 'Foreign trade restructuring in Belarus and Ukraine: a comparison', Monthly Report No. 6/2007, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2007, pp. 4-12
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'Trade Integration in the CIS: Alternate Options, Economic Effects and Policy Implications for Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine' (with Vasily Astrov and Peter Havlik), wiiw Research Report, No. 381, Vienna, September 2012 link
  • 'Convergence of Knowledge-intensive Sectors and the EU's External Competitiveness' (with Sabine Biege, Martin Borowiecki, Bernhard Dachs, Joseph F. Francois, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Johan Hauknes, Angela Jäger, Mark Knell, Gunter Lay, Doris Schartinger and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Research Report, No. 377, Vienna, April 2012 link
  • 'Revival of the Visegrad Countries’ Mutual Trade after their EU Accession: a Search for Explanation' (with Neil Foster-McGregor, Gabor Hunya and Sandor Richter), wiiw Research Report, No. 372, Vienna, July 2011 link
  • 'Trade in Goods and Services between the EU and the BRICs' (with Peter Havlik and Roman Stöllinger), wiiw Research Report, No. 357, Vienna, November 2009 link

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