Field of research: Economic Transition

Michal Myck

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Michal Myck is the Director and Member of the Board of the Centre for Economic Analysis (CenEA). He previously worked at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (1999-2004; International Fellow 2005-2011) and at the DIW-Berlin (2005-2013). In the years 2005-2017 he was the Polish Country Team Leader for the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). Myck received his B.A. and M.Phil. degrees at the University of Oxford (Philosophy, Politics and Economics in 1997 and Economics in  1999), his Ph.D. degree at the University of Warsaw (2006) and completed his habilitation at the Free University of Berlin (2015).

He has published in journals such as American Economic Journal – Economic Policy, Journal of Health Economics, Social Science and Medicine, Labour Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Economics of Transition, Fiscal Studies, Oxford Review of Economic Policy and Review of Economics of the Household.

  • For the list of his publications in RePEc see: RePEc
  • For the list of his citations on Google Scholar see: Google Scholar

His research has focused on modelling of labour market behaviour and on the implications of labour market regulations on employment and retirement decisions. He has studied the effectiveness of tax and benefit systems and worked on issues related to the measurement of poverty and income inequality.

(Last updated October 2022)

Eric Livny

Eric Livny is the Lead Regional Economist for Central Asia at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He advises senior management on the Bank’s country strategies, liaises with governments and international financial institutions, and leads the industrial policy stream within the Bank’s Community of Practice on Competition Policy.

Eric Livny graduated from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Eric has been involved in the founding and management of several world-class education start-ups in the former USSR, including the New Economic School in Moscow, the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), and the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET). Eric Livny has served as president of ISET and the affiliated ISET Policy Institute – the first university-based economic policy think-tank in the South Caucasus.

In the last decade, Eric has been regularly publishing his views on policy in weekly columns in Georgia Today and The Financial, as well as in The ISET Economist and his Tbilinomics Tamada blog.

*Last updated April 2021