Maruška Vizek, PhD

Maruška Vizek, PhD
  • E-MAIL:
    mvizek@eizg.hr
  • JOB TITLE:
    director and senior research associate
  • POSITION:
    senior research fellow

Education

  • 2007 - PhD at the Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb 
  • 2006 - MSc at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb 
  • 2004 - MBA in finance at IGBS, Zagreb, in cooperation with the Kelley School of Business, USA 
  • 1997–2002 graduate program in macroeconomics at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb

Employment and work experience

  • 2016 – director
  • 2016 – acting director
  • 2014 – 2016 – deputy director 
  • 2012–2014 – senior research associate 
  • 2008–2012 – research associate 
  • 2003–2008 – research assistant 

Selected training

  • 2017 – "Introduction to Multilevel Analysis" summer school organized by Utrecht University, Netherlands.
  • 2016 – "Statistical Programming with R" summer school organized by Utrecht University, Netherlands.
  • 2015 – "Monetary policy analysis" seminar organized by the Joint Vienna Institute and the IMF, Vienna, Austria
  • 2015 – "Dynamic and non-linear panel data models" summer school organized by Barcelona GSE, Barcelona, Spain (lecturer dr. Sergi Jimenes-Martin)
  • 2015 – "Advanced time series econometrics" seminar organized by the Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia (lecturer dr. Junsoo Lee)
  • 2015 – "Panel data econometrics" seminar organized by the Institute of Economics, Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia (lecturer dr. Junsoo Lee)
  • 2011 – "Non-linear econometrics" seminar organized by the Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia (lecturer dr. Junsoo Lee)
  • 2009 – "Macroeconomic diagnostics" seminar organized by the IMF, Washington, SAD
  • 2008 – "Statistical methods for economic analysis and forecasting" postgraduate study organized by the Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2006 – "Macroeconomic forecasting" seminar organized by the Joint Vienna Institute and the IMF, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2005 – "Monetary policy and business cycle" and "Fiscal policy and business cycle" summer schools organized by University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (lecturer dr. Jordi Gali)

Research grants

  • 2016–2018 – Strengthening scientific and research capacity of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb as a cornerstone for Croatian socioeconomic growth through the implementation of smart specialisation strategy – SmartEIZ, H2020 grant, team member
  • 2015–2018 – Channells and effectiveness of fiscal devaluations – FIDE, Croatian Science Foundation grant, team member
  • 2014–2017 – Economic, statistical and political aspects of sovereign bond markets – SOBOM, Croatian Science Foundation grant, project manager
  • 2009–2010 – Determinants of house prices in transition economies, Global Development Network and CERGE-EI grant, project manager

Fields of interest

  • Applied macroeconomics
  • International finances
  • International economics

Selected bibliography

  • Holzner, M., Tkalec M., Vizek M. and G. Vukšić (2018) "Fiscal Devaluations: Evidence Using Bilateral Trade Balance Data", Review of World Economics, 154(2).
  • Payne, James E., Vizek, M. and J. Lee (2017) "Is there convergence in per capita renewable energy consumption across U.S. states? Evidence from LM and RALS-LM unit root tests with breaks", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 70.
  • Payne, J., Vizek, M. and J. Lee (2017) "Stochastic Convergence in Per Capita Fossil Fuel Consumption in U.S. States", Energy Economics, 62.
  • Posedel, P., Tkalec, M., Vizek, M. and J. Lee (2016) "Time-Varying Integration of the Sovereign Bond Markets In European Post-transition Economies", Journal of Empirical Finance, 36. 
  • Njavro, M., Posedel, P. and M. Vizek (2015) "Is There a Regime Switching Behaviour of Real Estate and Equity Markets? Evidence from Emerging Countries", Prague Economic Papers, DOI: 10.18267/j.pep.560 
  • Tkalec, M. and M. Vizek (2014) "The Price Tag of Tourism: Does Tourism Activity Increase Prices of Goods and Services?", Tourism Economics, 22(1). 
  • Budak, J. i M. Vizek (2015) "The corruption mark-up: Is corruption cost incorporated in the prices of goods and services in emerging and developed countries?", Post-Communist Economies, 27(2). 
  • Tkalec, M. Vizek, M. and M. Verbič (2014) "Balance Sheet Effects and Original Sinners’ Risk Premiums", Economic Systems, 38(4). 
  • Ahec, A. Čeh, Č. A. and M. Vizek (2014) "The effect of housing and stock market wealth on consumption in emerging and developed countries", Economic Systems, 38(3). 
  • Čeh, Č. A. and M. Vizek (2014) "Interactions between Real Estate and Equity markets: an Investigation of Linkages in Developed and Emerging Countries", Czech Journal of Economics and Finance, 64(2). 
  • Ahec, Š. A. Čeh, Č. A. and M. Vizek (2012) "Does housing wealth affect private consumption in European post transition countries? Evidence from linear and threshold models", Post-Communist economies, 24(1). 
  • Posedel, P. and M. Vizek (2011) "Are house prices characterized by threshold effects? Evidence from developed and post-transition countries", Czech Journal of Economics and Finance, 61(6). 
  • Ivanov, M. Tkalec, M. and M. Vizek (2011) "Determinants of financial euroization in a post-transition country: Do threshold effects matter?", Czech Journal of Economics and Finance, 61(3). 
  • Tkalec, M. and M. Vizek (2011) "Purchasing power parity in a transition country: the case of Croatia", Comparative Economic Studies, 53. 
  • Posedel, P. and M. Vizek (2009) "Determinants of house prices in transition economies", Post-Communist Economies, 21(3). 
  • Vizek, M. and T. Broz (2009) "Modeling inflation in Croatia", Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 45(6).

List of all publications (Croatian Scientific Bibliography – CROSBI)
 
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