Alexandra Bykova

Statistician and Economist

e-Mail: bykova@wiiw.ac.at
telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-26

Alexandra Bykova is responsible for statistical coverage of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine as well as for financial indicators and R&D statistics, she is also country expert for Kazakhstan. She participated in the re-launch of the wiiw Databases and contributes to their further development. Ms. Bykova is responsible for the wiiw Monthly Database, in particular the data exchange with Eurostat. She obtained her Master’s degree in mathematical methods of economic analysis and cand. PhD in Economics from the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Austria, Vienna

External Publications

Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'The evolution of trade unit values a measurement on quality' (with Mahdi Ghodsi and Robert Stehrer), ISID Working Paper (UNIDO), No. 1/2018
  • 'Helping firms grow, Commission Staff Working Document SWD(2014)6319 final' (with Vasily Astrov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Olga Pindyuk, Johannes Pöschl and Robert Stehrer), European Competitiveness Report 2014, Brussels, 2014

wiiw Publications

wiiw Forecast Reports
  • 'Convergence Monitor', No Quick Recovery in Sight, with Coronavirus Risks Looming Large, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2020, Vienna, November 2020, pp. 26-28
  • 'Business cycle monitor: Widening of budget deficits cushions economic downturn', No Quick Recovery in Sight, with Coronavirus Risks Looming Large, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2020, Vienna, November 2020, pp. 29-31
  • 'KAZAKHSTAN: Fiscal policy to the rescue', No Quick Recovery in Sight, with Coronavirus Risks Looming Large, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2020, Vienna, November 2020, pp. 68-72
  • 'Special section: The impact of the Coronavirus on CESEE economies' (with Vasily Astrov, Rumen Dobrinsky, Richard Grieveson, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter, Bernd Christoph Ströhm and Hermine Vidovic), Uncertainty in Turbulent Times, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2020, Vienna, March 2020, pp. 35-47
  • 'Business cycle monitor: Headline index stable, with mixed dynamics across countries', Uncertainty in Turbulent Times, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2020, Vienna, March 2020, pp. 54-56
  • 'KAZAKHSTAN: Domestic demand spurring growth despite external headwinds', Uncertainty in Turbulent Times, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2020, Vienna, March 2020, pp. 95-98
  • 'KAZAKHSTAN: Relying on state support to sustain economic growth', Braced for Fallout from Global Slowdown, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2019, Vienna, November 2019, pp. 72-75
  • 'Business cycle monitor: Overheating still visible in regional labour markets', Braced for Fallout from Global Slowdown, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2019, Vienna, November 2019, pp. 32-34
  • 'Business cycle monitor: Still watching labour markets and property prices', Moving Into the Slow Lane, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2019, Vienna, March 2019, pp. 40-42
  • 'Business cycle monitor: Overheating concern abate' (with Richard Grieveson), Strong Growth Amid Increased Negative Risks, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2018, Vienna, November 2018, pp. 45-47
wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'Chart of the month: Income convergence in CESEE countries', Monthly Report No. 11/2020, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 11, Vienna, November 2020, pp. 9-10
  • 'Will COVID-19 accelerate digitalisation in CESEE?', Monthly Report No. 07-08/2020, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7-8, Vienna, July - August 2020, pp. 12-18
  • 'Kazakhstan: The state attempts to rescue the economy under a double burden', Monthly Report No. 5/2020, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2020, p. 47-49
  • '4. Appendix – Table: Summary of CESEE key measures regarding COVID-19 as of 30th April, 2020' (with Vasily Astrov, Rumen Dobrinsky, Richard Grieveson, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter, Bernd Christoph Ströhm and Hermine Vidovic), Monthly Report No. 5/2020, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2020, pp. 78-82
  • 'Chart of the month: Gender gap in digital skills in European countries', Monthly Report No. 12/2019, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2019, pp. 1-2
  • 'Chart of the month: Automation in manufacturing and construction in the EU', Monthly Report No. 5/2019, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2019, pp. 1-3
  • 'Regional trade integration in Central Asia: Current status, challenges and prospects' (with Olga Pindyuk), Monthly Report No. 4/2019, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2019, pp. 15-19
wiiw Handbook of Statistics
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2019: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Beata Borosak, Nadya Heger, Beate Muck, Monika Schwarzhappel, Galina Vasaros and David Zenz), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2019, Vienna, November 2019
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2019: Excel Tables' (with Beata Borosak, Nadya Heger, Beate Muck, Monika Schwarzhappel, Galina Vasaros and David Zenz), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2019, Vienna, November 2019
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Nadya Heger, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel, Galina Vasaros and David Zenz), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2018, Vienna, November 2018
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018: Excel Tables' (with Nadya Heger, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel, Galina Vasaros and David Zenz), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2018, Vienna, November 2018
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2017: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Nadya Heger, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel, Galina Vasaros and David Zenz), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2017, Vienna, November 2017
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2017: Excel Tables' (with Nadya Heger, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel, Galina Vasaros and David Zenz), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2017, Vienna, November 2017
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2016: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Nadya Heger, Simona Jokubauskaite, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2016, Vienna, November 2016
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2016: Excel Tables' (with Nadya Heger, Simona Jokubauskaite, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2016, Vienna, November 2016
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2015: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Nadya Heger, Simona Jokubauskaite, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2015, Vienna, November 2015
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2015: Excel Tables' (with Nadya Heger, Simona Jokubauskaite, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2015, Vienna, November 2015
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2014: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Simona Jokubauskaite, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), Mario Holzner (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2014, Vienna, December 2014
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2014: Excel Tables' (with Simona Jokubauskaite, Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2014, Vienna, December 2014
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2013: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), Peter Havlik (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2013, Vienna, November 2013
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2013: CD-ROM - Excel' (with Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2013, Vienna, November 2013
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2012: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), Peter Havlik (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2012, Vienna, November 2012
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2012: CD-ROM - Excel' (with Beate Muck, Renate Prasch, Monika Schwarzhappel and Galina Vasaros), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2012, Vienna, November 2012
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2011: Central, East and Southeast Europe' (with Beate Muck, Renate Prasch and Monika Schwarzhappel), Peter Havlik (eds), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2011, Vienna, November 2011
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2011: CD-ROM - Excel' (with Beate Muck, Renate Prasch and Monika Schwarzhappel), wiiw Handbook of Statistics, No. 2011, Vienna, November 2011
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'The Evolution of Trade Unit Values: A Measurement on Quality' (with Mahdi Ghodsi and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Research Report, No. 431, Vienna, September 2018
wiiw Policy Notes and Reports
  • 'Non-Performing Loans in Central and Southeast Europe' (with Olga Pindyuk), wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report, No. 32, Vienna, June 2019
  • 'Economic Policy Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative for CESEE and Austria' (with Mahdi Ghodsi, Julia Grübler, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report, No. 23, Vienna, June 2018
wiiw Statistical Reports
  • 'Tradability Index: A Comprehensive Measure for the Tradability of Output ' (with Roman Stöllinger), wiiw Statistical Report, No. 6, Vienna, January 2017
wiiw Research Reports in German Language
  • 'Nachbarschaftsbeziehungen auf dem COVID-Prüfstand' (with Julia Grübler), wiiw Research Report in German language, No. 17, Vienna, September 2020
wiiw Opinion Pieces
  • 'Just released: wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2019', wiiw Opinion Piece, Vienna, December 2019
  • 'wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018' (with Monika Schwarzhappel), wiiw Opinion Piece, Vienna, December 2018
  • 'Just released: wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2017' (with Monika Schwarzhappel), wiiw Opinion Piece, Vienna, December 2017
Other wiiw publications
  • 'Tradability Index: A Comprehensive Measure for the Tradability of Output ' (with Roman Stöllinger), wiiw Statistical Report, No. 6, Vienna, January 2017

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