Slovak Governance Institute and CELSI, Slovakia, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Senior Researcher, Slovak Governance Institute, Slovakia
Labor market and skills, labor migration, political economy of transition, institutional change, education and training systems
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Consultant to the OECD, CEDEFOP, and the World Bank
Researcher, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna (2016); Researcher, INFOSTAT, Slovakia (2014); Research Coordinator, Central European University, Hungary (2008–2013)
PhD Political Science, Central European University, 2011
"Did post-enlargement labor mobility help the EU to adjust during the Great Recession? The case of Slovakia." In: Kahanec, M., and K. F. Zimmermann (eds). Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession. Berlin: Springer, 2016 (with M. Kahanec).
“How immigration grease is affected by economic, institutional and policy contexts: Evidence from EU labor markets.” Kyklos (Forthcoming) (with M. Kahanec and M. Guzi).
"Using online vacancies and web surveys to analyse the labor market: A methodological inquiry." IZA Journal of Labor Economics 4:1 (2015): 1–20 (with M. Beblavy and A. Thum-Thysen).
“What is the value of foreign work experience for young return migrants?” International Journal of Manpower (Forthcoming) (with Z. Zilincikova).
“Welfare systems as emigration factor. The case of Central and Eastern Europe.” Journal of Common Market Studies 51:4 (2013): 721–739.
The automotive industry in Central Europe: A success?
The automotive industry has brought economic growth, but a developmental model based on foreign capital is reaching its limitsLucia Mýtna Kureková, September 2018Central Europe has experienced one of the most impressive growth and convergence stories of recent times. In particular, this has been achieved on the back of foreign-owned, capital-intensive manufacturing production in the automotive sector. With large domestic supplier networks and high skill intensity, the presence of complex industry yields many economic benefits. However, this developmental path is now reaching its limits with the exhaustion of the available skilled workforce, limited investments in upgrading and research, and persistent regional inequalities.MoreLess