Zuzana Brixiova is Senior Researcher at the Technical University of Ostrava. She is also Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town, the School of Economics and is affiliated with the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit as well as with the Global Labour Organization. She was a Fulbright scholar at the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, from September 2007 to March 2008.

Her research interests are development economics, entrepreneurship, labor economics and applied microeconomics. She has published in journals such as African Development Review, Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, Development Policy Review, Economic Modelling, Economic Systems, Economics Letters, IMF Staff Papers, Journal of Globalization and Development, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Review of Development Economics, Small Business Economics, and World Development. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2011.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10704
published in: Economic Modelling, 2017, 67, 381 - 391
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9273
published in: Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 2016, 5, 1- 8
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9205
Zuzana Brixiova, Qingwei Meng, Mthuli Ncube
published in: World Economics, 2015, 16 (3), 141 - 162
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8398
published as 'The Real Exchange Rate and Growth in Emerging Markets: The Case of Zimbabwe' in: Review of Development Economics, 2015, 19 (3), 564 - 576
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8192
revised version published in: World Development, 2015, 67 (3), 11 - 26
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8120
revised version titled 'Can Extreme Poverty be Eliminated in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030?' published in: Journal of African Development, 2017, 19 (2), 93 - 110