Zuzana Zavarská

Economist

e-Mail: zavarska@wiiw.ac.at
telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-37

Zuzana Zavarská is Economist at wiiw. Her research is primarily focused on the economic development and convergence of the V4 economies, their integration into global value chains, as well as the role of foreign direct investment in development. She holds an MPhil degree in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge and an MA degree in International Business from the University of Edinburgh. Prior to joining wiiw, she worked as a policy advisor at the Government Office of the Slovak Republic.

Austria, Vienna

External Publications

Shorter papers and comments
  • 'Deaths in the times of a pandemic: Monitoring excess mortality using Surveillance in R', Government Office of the Slovak Republic, 2020
  • 'On the seventh day, you shall rest: implications of the proposed Sunday trading ban' (with Kristína Gardoňová), Government Office of the Slovak Republic, 2020
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'Evaluating the effects of a new highway in Slovakia' (with Jan Fidrmuc, Kristína Gardoňová and Martin Hulényi), Government Office of the Slovak Republic, 2021, Forthcoming
  • 'Report on Productivity and Competitiveness of the Slovak Republic 2020' (with Natália Cedzová, Jakub Dovčík, Kristína Gardoňová, Martin Hulényi, Veronika Rybanská and Veronika Zlaczká), National Productivity Board of the Slovak Republic, 2021
  • 'Report on productivity and competitiveness of the Slovak Republic 2019' (with Jan Fidrmuc, Kristína Gardoňová and Martin Hulényi), National Productivity Board of the Slovak Republic, 2020

wiiw Publications

wiiw Forecast Reports
  • 'CZECHIA: Mounting challenges depress otherwise solid growth prospects', Overshadowed by War and Sanctions, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2022, Vienna, April 2022, pp. 57-60
wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'Czechia: Resilient growth despite bumps in the road', in: Vasily Astrov (eds), Monthly Report No. 1/2022, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2022, p. 47
wiiw Policy Notes and Reports
  • 'Global Value Chains in the Post-pandemic World: How can the Western Balkans Foster the Potential of Nearshoring?', wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report, No. 58, Vienna, March 2022
  • 'China in Europe: FDI Trends and Policy Responses in the 17+1 Region and Austria', wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report, No. 57, Vienna, March 2022
  • 'Recovery and Resilience Facility Funding in the Visegrád Countries and its Impact on Austria' (with Vasily Astrov and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report, No. 56, Vienna, March 2022
Other wiiw publications
  • 'The long way round: Lessons from EU-CEE for improving integration and development in the Western Balkans' (with Mahdi Ghodsi, Richard Grieveson, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Mario Holzner, Branimir Jovanović and Stefani Weiss), Joint Study, No. 2022-06, Vienna, June 2022

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