Mariola Pytlikova is an Assistant Professor at CERGE-EI in Prague (under the U.S. permanent charter and at the Charles University). Previously she worked as as a Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute of Governmental Research (KORA) and at the VSB Technical University Ostrava, as well as an Assistant Professor at Aarhus University. She received her PhD in Economics from Aarhus University in 2006. In the past she hold visiting stays at Princeton University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Mariola is a recipient of Kateřina Šmídková’s Award 2015 for the best female economist and the 2005 Young Economist Award from the Czech Economic Society.

Mariola’s research interests are in the field of labor economics and industrial relations, in particular topics dealing with international migration and ethnic diversity, gender differentials, and income inequality. She has published in outlets such as the Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Population Economics, International Migration Review, European Journal of Population and the Economics of Transition among others.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2014.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10381
published in: Empirica, 2017, 44(3): 407-434.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8456
published in: M. Kahanec and K.F. Zimmermann (eds.), Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession, Springer: Berlin, et al. 2016, 1-34
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8183
revised version published in: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2016, 79, 135-151.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6973
revised version published as 'Labor Diversity and Firm Productivity' in: European Economic Review, 2014, 66, 144 -179
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6972
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2014, 27 (2), 303-364
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6333
revised version published in: Economic Journal, 2015, 125(586), F49–F81
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1104
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2008, 52 (7), 1160-1186