Leon Podkaminer

Economist

e-Mail: podkaminer@wiiw.ac.at
Phone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-34

Leon Podkaminer is Staff Economist at wiiw. His research focuses on economic policy, macroeconomic analysis, exchange rates, patterns of consumption and relative prices. He is also country expert for Poland and the Czech Republic and former editor of the wiiw Monthly Report. In the mid-1980s until the beginning of the 1990s he was commissioned as economic advisor to the President of the Confederation of Trade Unions of Poland. He is involved in advising the government and semi-government bodies in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Poland and Slovenia. He holds an M.Sc. in Economics.

External Publications

Articles in refereed journals
  • 'Does trade drive global output growth?', Bank i Kredyt, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2014, pp. 311-330 link
  • 'Persistent gaps between purchasing power parities and exchange rates under the law of one price: A puzzle (partly) explained?', Bank i Kredyt, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2013, pp. 333-352 link
  • 'What kind of socio-economic order do we need in Europe?' (with Kazimierz Laski), Studia Ekonomiczne, Vol. LXXV, No. 4, 2012, pp. 449-461
  • 'The basic paradigms of the EU economic policy-making need to be changed' (with Kazimierz Laski), Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2012, pp. 253-271 link
  • 'Why are goods cheaper in rich European Countries: Beyond the Balassa-Samuelson Effect', Metroeconomica, Vol. 62, No. 4, November 2011, pp. 712-728
  • 'Common monetary policy with uncommon wage policies: Centrifugal forces tearing the euro area apart' (with Kazimierz Laski), Intervention: European Journal of Economics and Economic Policy, Vol. 8, No. 1, May 2011
  • 'Real Convergence and Price Levels: Long-Term Tendencies vs. Short-Term Performance in the Enlarged European Union', Metroeconomica, Vol. 61, No. 4, 2010, pp. 640-664
  • 'Real Convergence and Inflation: A Quantification and and Its Implications For Integration with the Euro Area', Bank i Kredyt, No. 4/2008, 2008
  • 'A note on the statistical verification of Marx', Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2005, pp.657-658
  • 'Why is food cheaper in rich (European) countries?', Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, Vol. 57, No. 230, 2003, pp. p. 297-328
  • 'Analytical Notes on the Balassa-Samuelson Effect', Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, Vol. 56, No. 226, 2003, pp. p. 207-222
  • 'A Note on Evolution of Inequality in Poland', Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 27, No. 5, 2003, pp. 755-768
  • 'Inflationary Effects of High Nominal Interest Rates', Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Vol. 20, No. 4, 1998
  • 'Downward-Sloping Aggregate Supply Functions, Upward-Sloping Aggregate Demand Functions', Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Vol. 20, No. 2, 1998
  • 'Household Behavior under "Austerity" Stabilization of Hyperinflation: The Roots of Fragility', Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1995
  • 'Retrading of Goods under Repressed Inflation: Implications for the Supply Multipliers', Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1992, pp. 315-327
  • 'Plans and Disequilibria in Centrally Planned Economies. Empirical Investigations for Poland' (with W. Charemza and Kazimierz Laski), Journal of Economics - Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie, Vol. 52, No. 2, 1990, pp. 199-204
  • 'On quantity-constrained expenditure systems once again', Journal of Comparative Economics, No. 3, 1990
  • 'Macroeconomic Disequilibria in Centrally Planned Economies: Identifiability of Econometric Models Derived from Models of Household Behaviour Under Quantity Constraints', Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 13, No. 4, 1989, pp. 580-582
  • 'Disequilibrium in Poland’s Consumer Markets: Further Evidence on Intermarket Spillovers', Journal of Comparative Economics, No. 1, 1988
  • 'On Polish Disequilibria Once Again', Soviet Studies, No. 3, 1987
  • 'The Demand for Calories in Developing Countries', American Journal of Agricultural Economics, No. 1, 1986
  • 'Investment Cycles in Centrally Planned Economies, Market Disequilibrium and Labour Shortages', Acta Oeconomica, No. 1-2, 1985
  • 'Cross-Country Demand Systems and Centrally Planned Economies ' (with R. Finke and H. Theil), Economics Letters, No. 3-4, 1984
  • 'Estimates of Disequilibria in Poland’s Consumer Markets', The Review of Economics and Statistics, No. 3, 1982
  • 'Towards a theory for a practical optimisation model for a farm', Oxford Agrarian Studies, No. 2, 1973
  • 'On the Distribution of the Numbers of Cyclically Occurring Random Events', Journal of Applied Probability, No. 3, 1972
  • 'The Influence of the Changes in the Matrix Elements in Linear Programming Problems upon the Value of the Objective Function', Ekonomicko-Matematicky Obzor, No. 3, 1970
Books (Monographs and editorship)
  • Österreichs Außenwirtschaft 2010 (with Vasily Astrov, Sandra Bilek-Steindl, Fritz Breuss, Rahel Falk, Karolin Gstinig, Christoph Hammer, R. Kronberger, Raimund Kurzmann, Franz Nauschnigg, Björn Rabethge, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald, Susanne Sieber, Egon Smeral, Robert Stehrer, Roman Stöllinger and Waltraut Urban), Kompetenzzentrum, Vienna, December 2010
Articles in books
  • 'Net Private Savings in Relation to the Financial Balance of the Government' (with Kazimierz Laski), in: Óscar Dejuán, Eladio Febrero-Paños and Jorge Uxo Gonzalez (eds), Post-Keynesian Views of the Crisis and its Remedies, Chapter 9, Routledge Critical Studies in Finance and Stability, Routledge, 2013
  • 'Net Private Savings in Relation to the Government's Financial Balance' (with Kazimierz Laski), Economic Crisis and Political Economy, Chapter 7, Palgrave Studies in History of Economic Thought Series, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
  • 'Schuldenkrise und realwirtschaftliche Divergenzen im Euro-Raum' (with Roman Stöllinger), Österreichs Aussenwirtschaft 2010, Chapter 11, Kompetenzzentrum FIW, Vienna, December 2010, pp. 196-208
  • 'Poland's Competiitive Position in the Enlarged EU', in: W. Leal Filho and M. Weresa (eds), Achieving Competitiveness Through Innovation, P.Lang Verlag, Frankfurt a.M., 2007
  • 'Distributional Effects of Evolving Government Fiscal Policies in Poland', in: D. Papadimitriou (eds), The Distribitional Effects of Government Spending and Taxation, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2006
  • 'External Liberalization, Growth and Distribution: The Polish Experience', in: Lance Taylor (eds), External Liberalization, Growth and Social Policy, Oxford University Press, New York, 2006
  • 'Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic: Longer-Term Growth Prospects' (with Robert Stehrer), Proceedings of OeNB workshops, No. 9: New Regional Economics in Central European Economies, OENB, Vienna, 2006
  • 'Is Rapid, Long -Term Growth Likely ?', in: Grzegorz Kolodko (eds), The Polish Miracle, Ashgate, 2005
  • 'Wages, Prices and Exchange Rates: Competitiveness vs. Convergence', in: M. Dauderstädt and L. Witte (eds), Cohesive Growth in the Enlarging Euroland, F. Ebert Stiftung, 2001
  • 'Non-tradable Goods and Deviations between Purchasing Power Parities and Exchange Rates: Evidence from the 1990 European Comparison Project', in: Hubert Gabrisch (eds), Macroeconomic Problems of EU Eastern Enlargement, MacMillan, 1999
  • 'The Monetary Policy and Its Effects', in: L. Zienkowski (eds), Polish Economy in 1990-1992, ZBSE GUS i PAN, 1993
  • 'Macroeconomic Policy for the Transitional Reforms in the Centrally-Planned Economies', in: János Mátyás Kovács and Márton Tardos (eds), Reform and Transformation in Eastern Europe, Routledge, 1992
  • 'A Planning Scheme Combining the Input-Output Approach and the Consumer Demand Analysis, co-authored', in: R. Patton (eds), Conference Volume of the VIII International Input-Output Conference, Oxford University Press
  • 'The estimates of Disequilibria in Poland’s Consumer Markets', in: A. Kelley, W. Sanderson and John Williamson (eds), Modeling Growing Economies in Equilibrium and Disequilibrium, Duke U. Press, 1983
Articles in non-refereed journals
  • 'Global output growth: wage-led rather than profit-led?', Real-World Economic Review, No. 65, 2013, pp. 116-119 link
  • 'Wien und die Großstädte Ost-Mitteleuropas - Ein Vergleich anhand ausgewählter Sozial- und Wirtschaftsindikatoren' (with Josef Pöschl), Statistische Mitteilungen der Stadt Wien, No. 3/2000, 2000
Shorter papers and comments
  • 'Trade Does NOT Drive Global Output Growth', e-axes, 2014 link
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'Trade Does NOT Drive Global Output Growth', e-axes, 2014 link

wiiw Publications

wiiw Forecast Reports
  • 'THE CZECH REPUBLIC: A change (for the better?)', Investment to the Rescue, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2014, Vienna, March 2014, pp. 41-43 link
  • 'POLAND: A sigh of relief', Investment to the Rescue, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2014, Vienna, March 2014, pp. 59-61 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: Deeper in recession', Animal Spirits still Dimmed: Slow Recovery Expected, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 12, Vienna, July 2013, pp. 71-74 link
  • 'Poland: Not so soft landing ahead', Animal Spirits still Dimmed: Slow Recovery Expected, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 12, Vienna, July 2013, pp. 91-93 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: In recession', Double-dip Recession over, yet no Boom in Sight, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 11, Vienna, March 2013, pp. 65-67 link
  • 'Poland: Not so soft landing ahead', Double-dip Recession over, yet no Boom in Sight, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 11, Vienna, March 2013, pp. 83-86 link
  • 'Fasting or feasting? Europe – old and new – at the crossroads', Fasting or Feasting? Europe - Old and New - at the Crossroads, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 10, Vienna, July 2012, pp. 1-31
  • 'Special Section I: Should the European Union strive to achieve permanently balanced public finances?' (with Kazimierz Laski), Fasting or Feasting? Europe - Old and New - at the Crossroads, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 10, Vienna, July 2012, pp. 32-39
  • 'The Czech Republic: The second dip materialises ', Fasting or Feasting? Europe - Old and New - at the Crossroads, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 10, Vienna, July 2012, pp. 59-62 link
  • 'Poland: Soft landing ahoy', Fasting or Feasting? Europe - Old and New - at the Crossroads, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 10, Vienna, July 2012, pp. 77-81 link
  • 'Poland: Economy decoupled from the eurozone crisis', New Divide(s) in Europe?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 9, Vienna, March 2012, pp. 72-75 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: Self-inflicted pain', New Divide(s) in Europe?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 9, Vienna, March 2012, pp. 55-58 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: Fiscal consolidation amid elevated political tensions', Recovery: Limp and Battered, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 8, Vienna, July 2011, pp. 55-58 link
  • 'Poland: Solid growth continues', Recovery: Limp and Battered, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 8, Vienna, July 2011, pp. 72-75 link
  • 'Poland: Continuing growth conditional on competent policy', Recovery - in Low Gear across Tough Terrain, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 7, Vienna, March 2011, pp. 63-65 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: Growth slowdown after the 2010 speed-up', Recovery - in Low Gear across Tough Terrain, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 7, Vienna, March 2011, pp. 47-50 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: Fragile recovery', Will Exports Prevail over Austerity?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 6, Vienna, July 2010, pp. 67-75 link
  • 'Poland: Solid but moderate growth', Will Exports Prevail over Austerity?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 6, Vienna, July 2010, pp. 76-79 link
  • 'Special topic: Long-term growth prospects in Central and Eastern Europe hinge on changes in the basic paradigms of EU economic policy-making' (with Kazimierz Laski), Will Exports Prevail over Austerity?, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 6, Vienna, July 2010, pp. 1-22
  • 'The Czech Republic: Bottoming out?', Crisis Is Over, but Problems Loom Ahead, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 5, Vienna, February 2010 link
  • 'Poland: Moderate acceleration, not a headlong rush', Crisis Is Over, but Problems Loom Ahead, wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts, No. 5, Vienna, February 2010 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: policy eased to limit the damage', 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. 34-37 link
  • 'Poland: resisting 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. 43-47 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: approaching standstill ', 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. 28-31 link
  • 'Poland: a slowdown in the making ', 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. 36-39 link
  • 'Poland: a gentle deceleration of growth', 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. 54-57 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: slowdown underway', 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. 46-49 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: slowdown ahead', 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. 30-33 link
  • 'Poland: expansion to continue', 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. 37-39 link
wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'Czech Republic: fiscal relaxation to strengthen the recovery', Monthly Report No. 7-8/2014, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7-8, Vienna, July 2014, p. 5
  • 'Poland: abrupt acceleration of investment activities', Monthly Report No. 7-8/2014, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7-8, Vienna, July 2014, p. 10
  • 'Opinion corner: How do you assess the possible impact of the FED's continuing tapering on Central, East and Southeast Europe?' (with Vladimir Gligorov), Monthly Report No. 2/2014, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2014, pp. 13-14
  • 'The elasticity of the new EU Member States’ imports: implications for external rebalancing in Europe ', Monthly Report No. 12/2013, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2013, pp. 1-4
  • 'Czech Republic: heading for a change', Monthly Report No. 10/2013, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2013, pp. 7-9
  • 'Poland: keeping afloat', Monthly Report No. 10/2013, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2013, pp. 21-23
  • 'Global output growth: likely to be wage-led rather than profit-led', Monthly Report No. 6/2013, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2013, pp. 13-15
  • 'The European Commission grossly underestimates the effects of German domestic demand expansion', Monthly Report No. 1/2013, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2013, pp. 1-2
  • 'Trade does not drive global growth', Monthly Report No. 12/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2012, pp. 3-8
  • 'Czech Republic: deepening recession', Monthly Report No. 10/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2012, pp. 4-6
  • 'Poland: soft landing materializes', Monthly Report No. 10/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2012, pp. 19-21
  • 'The cold civil war in Poland' (with Kazimierz Laski), Monthly Report No. 5/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2012, pp. 8-10
  • 'Net private savings in relation to the government’s financial balance' (with Kazimierz Laski), Monthly Report No. 4/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2012, pp. 10-13
  • 'What kind of socio-economic order do we need in Europe?' (with Kazimierz Laski), Monthly Report No. 3/2012, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2012, pp. 13-14
  • 'Poland: new government, but not-so-new policy?', Monthly Report No. 12/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2011, pp. 1-2
  • 'Czech Republic: untimely austerity, uncertain exports', Monthly Report No. 10/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2011, pp. 4-6
  • 'Poland: so far so good', Monthly Report No. 10/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2011, pp. 11-13
  • 'Import intensities of production in the New EU Member States in 1995 and 2006', Monthly Report No. 8-9/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 8-9, Vienna, September 2011, pp. 1-5
  • 'Productivity of imports in the transition countries: evidence from the 2000s', Monthly Report No. 6/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2011, pp. 7-9
  • 'Structural root causes of the debt crises/heterogeneity', Monthly Report No. 12/2010, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2010, p. 12
  • 'Czech Republic: changing structure of growth', Monthly Report No. 10/2010, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2010, pp. 4-7
  • 'Poland: waiting for the investment take-off', Monthly Report No. 10/2010, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2010, pp. 12-14
  • 'Poland's presidential election: and the winner is ...', Monthly Report No. 7/2010, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7, Vienna, July 2010, pp. 13
  • 'Real convergence and price levels in the enlarged European Union', Monthly Report No. 4/2010, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2010, pp. 12-13
  • 'Czech Republic: bottoming out likely', Monthly Report No. 10/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2009, pp. 4-7
  • 'Poland: recession resisted', Monthly Report No. 10/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2009, pp. 11-13
  • 'Multiplier effects of governmental spending in Central and Eastern Europe: a quantitative assessment', Monthly Report No. 8-9/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 8-9, Vienna, September 2009, pp. 16-18
  • 'Financial market regulation and supervision', Monthly Report No. 4/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2009, pp. 15-20
  • 'Some reflections on the reform of the international financial architecture ', Monthly Report No. 2/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2009, pp. 17-22
  • 'Some reflections on the crisis management in the EU', Monthly Report No. 1/2009, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2009, pp. 13-18
  • 'The Czech Republic: weak domestic demand, resilient exports, sound banking', Monthly Report No. 10/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2008, pp. 4-7
  • 'Poland: a slowdown in the making ', Monthly Report No. 10/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2008, pp. 11-14
  • 'The international role of the euro: prospects of dethroning the dollar as the leading international currency still fairly remote', Monthly Report No. 7/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7, Vienna, July 2008, pp. 16-20
  • 'Globalization and inflation: impacts unlikely to be large and permanent', Monthly Report No. 3/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2008, pp. 13-17
  • 'The Reform Treaty: monetary and economic policies unaffected', Monthly Report No. 1/2008, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2008, pp. 13-17
  • 'Poland: economic expansion continues', Monthly Report No. 10/2007, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2007, pp. 10-11
  • 'The Czech Republic: performing better than expected', Monthly Report No. 10/2007, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2007, pp. 4-6
  • 'A brief history of Poland's nominal convergence' (with Andrzej Slawinski), Monthly Report No. 8-9/2007, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 8-9, Vienna, September 2007, pp. 7-10
  • 'Some issues related to the euro's progress', Monthly Report No. 7/2007, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7, Vienna, July 2007, pp. 14-15
  • 'Poland's experience with capital account convertibility', Monthly Report No. 1/2007, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2007, pp. 14-18
  • 'The Czech Republic: high growth likely to slow down', Monthly Report No. 10/2006, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2006, pp. 1-3
  • 'Poland: domestic demand strengthening further', Monthly Report No. 10/2006, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2006, pp. 7-8
  • 'Poland's competitive position in the enlarged EU', Monthly Report No. 8-9/2006, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 8-9, Vienna, September 2006, pp. 1-8
  • 'Real convergence and inflation', Monthly Report No. 5/2006, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2006, pp. 8-12
  • 'Possible entry into the euro zone of Estonia, Lithuania and Slovenia: an evaluation', Monthly Report No. 3/2006, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2006, pp. 11-15
  • 'Updated wiiw forecasts for 2005 and 2006' (with Peter Havlik), Monthly Report No. 12/2005, wiiw Monthly Report, Vienna, pp. 1-3
  • 'Poland: domestic demand weakening further', Monthly Report No. 10/2005, wiiw Monthly Report, Vienna, pp. 7-9
  • 'Distributional effects of evolving spending and tax policies in post-socialist Poland', Monthly Report No. 2/2005, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2005, pp. 12-18
  • 'Poland: strong profits and weak investment', Monthly Report No. 10/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, Vienna, pp. 9-11
  • 'Quality gains in exports of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia', Monthly Report 7/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7, Vienna, July 2004, pp. 11-16
  • 'Domestic absorption, real exchange rate and trade balances in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia', Monthly Report 6/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2004, pp. 1-5
  • 'Is rapid, long-term economic growth in Poland likely?', Monthly Report 6/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2004, pp. 10-16
  • 'Assessing the demand for food in Europe by the year 2010', Monthly Report 3/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2004, pp. 11-18
  • 'Inflation, exchange rates and the real catch-up', Monthly Report 2/2004, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2004, pp. 1-5
  • 'Poland: strong exports, continuing fiscal disarray', Monthly Report 10/2003, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2003, pp. 6-7
  • 'Structural change in Poland's labour productivity', Monthly Report 05/2003, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2003, pp. 7-13
  • 'Poland's macro policy under a critical reassessment', Monthly Report 03/2003, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2003, pp. 13-14
  • 'Monthly Report special issue Spring Seminar No. S1/2003' (with Patrizia Baur, Peter Havlik, Kazimierz Laski, Zdenek Lukas, Josef Pöschl, Sandor Richter, Roman Römisch and Hermine Vidovic), wiiw Monthly Report, No. S1, Vienna, March 2003 link
  • 'Poland: changes in fiscal policy may make a difference', Monthly Report 10/2002, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2002, pp. 14-15
  • 'Monthly Report 04/2002' (with Ales Čapek and Zdenek Lukas), wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2002 link
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'Development Patterns of Central and East European Countries (in the course of transition and following EU accession)', wiiw Research Report, No. 388, Vienna, July 2013 link
  • 'Does Trade Drive Global Growth?', wiiw Research Report, No. 386, Vienna, March 2013 link
  • 'Migration and Commuting Propensity in the New EU Member States ' (with Anna Iara, Michael Landesmann, Sebastian Leitner, Roman Römisch and Hermine Vidovic), wiiw Research Report, No. 351, Vienna, December 2008 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: stagnant investment augurs overall growth slowdown', 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. 38-42 link
  • 'Poland: growth turns euphoric', 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. 45-48 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: after record trade surplus, growth to slow down', 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, pp. 36-39 link
  • 'Poland: investment expansion gathers momentum', 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, pp. 42-46 link
  • 'Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic: Longer-term Growth Prospects' (with Robert Stehrer), wiiw Research Report, No. 330, Vienna, October 2006 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: export-led expansion continues', in: Vladimir Gligorov and Leon Podkaminer (eds), Broader-based Growth Resilient to Global Uncertainties, wiiw Research Report, No. 328, Vienna, July 2006, pp. 35-38 link
  • 'Poland: a promising start into 2006', in: Vladimir Gligorov and Leon Podkaminer (eds), Broader-based Growth Resilient to Global Uncertainties, wiiw Research Report, No. 328, Vienna, July 2006, pp. 42-45 link
  • 'The Czech Republic: an export-led expansion', 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. 25-28 link
  • 'Poland: heightened uncertainty', 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. 31-34 link
  • 'Why Is Food Cheaper in Rich (European) Countries?', wiiw Research Report, No. 322, Vienna, October 2005 link
  • 'Poland: a weak start into 2005', 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. 33-36 link
  • 'Poland: the return of the strong zloty', 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. 36-39 link
  • 'Poland: a boom, but no jobs', 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. 35-38 link
  • 'Poland: the power of a weak currency', in: Leon Podkaminer (eds), Transition Countries on the Eve of EU Enlargement, wiiw Research Report, No. 303, Vienna, February 2004, pp. 57-60 link
  • 'A Note on the Evolution of Inequality in Poland, 1992-99 Analytical Notes on the Balassa-Samuelson Effect', wiiw Research Report, No. 301, Vienna, November 2003 link
  • 'Country Report Poland: shaky economic consolidation amidst political disarray', 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. 65-68 link
  • 'Country Report Poland: muddling through', in: Leon Podkaminer (eds), Transition Countries Resist Global Slowdown: Productivity Gains Offset Effects of Appreciation, wiiw Research Report, No. 293, Vienna, February 2003, pp. 74-77 link
  • 'Transition Countries in 2002: Losing Steam', wiiw Research Report, No. 285, Vienna, July 2002 link
  • 'The Transition Economies: Externally Conditioned Improvements in 2000, Slowdowns and Adjustments Likely in 2001 and 2002', wiiw Research Report, No. 275, Vienna, February 2001 link
wiiw Working Papers
  • 'Discrepancies between Purchasing Power Parities and Exchange Rates under the Law of One Price: A Puzzle (partly) Explained? ', wiiw Working Paper, No. 69, Vienna, September 2010 link
  • 'Why Are Goods Cheaper in Rich Countries? Beyond the Balassa-Samuelson Effect ', wiiw Working Paper, No. 64, Vienna, April 2010 link
  • 'Real Convergence and Inflation: Long-Term Tendency vs. Short-Term Performance', wiiw Working Paper, No. 49, Vienna, December 2008 link
  • 'Assessing the Demand for Food in Europe by the Year 2010', wiiw Working Paper, No. 28, Vienna, March 2004 link
Other wiiw publications
  • 'Development and Prospects of the 'Other Non-metallic Mineral Products' Industry in the Central and Eastern European Countries', wiiw Industry Study, No. 2000/1, Vienna, January 2000 plus free access to wiiw Industrial Database link

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