Zuzana Brixiova Schwidrowski is Director of the Sub-regional Office for North Africa at the UN Economic Commission for Africa. Her research interests are labor economics, development economics and macroeconomics. She has published in journals such as Development Policy Review, Development Southern Africa, Economics Letters, Economic Modelling, Economic Systems, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Review of Development Economics, Small Business Economics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, and World Development. She holds Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota and MA (Ing.) in Finance from the Prague University of Economics and Business (VSE).
She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2011.