Non resident scholars

Dalia Marin

Dalia Marin

Non Resident Fellow

Expertise: International economics, corporate finance and the organisation of the firm, and emerging market economies. CV: Download CV

Dalia Marin joined Bruegel as a research fellow in October 2007. She holds the Chair in International Economics at the University of Munich.

Her research interests are in the area of international economics, corporate finance and the organisation of the firm, and emerging market economies.

Since obtaining her Habilitation in Economics from Vienna University of Economics she has been an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, Associate Professor at Humboldt University Berlin, and a visiting professor or visiting scholar at Harvard University, Stanford University, Stern School of Business, New York University, the International Monetary Fund, National Bureau of Economic Research in Massachusetts, the European University Institute, and at the Wissenschaftszentrum in Berlin.

Dalia Marin is also a fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, and Member of the International Trade and Organization Working Group of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge. She has been Team Leader at the Russian European Center for Economic Policy in Moscow and has acted as a consultant for international organizations such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the International Monetary Fund.

 

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Opinion

Dalia Marin

What’s the matter with Austria?

Austrian firms invested heavily in Central and Eastern Europe. They offshored the parts of the value chain that required specialized skills and produced valuable research. This resulted in lowered growth in Austria.

By: Dalia Marin Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: August 9, 2016
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Blog Post

Dalia Marin

Inequality in Germany – how it differs from the US

The pay gap between workers and CEOs in Germany is driven by a lack of managers. Income inequality could fall if there were more managers available for companies to hire. Firms should start hiring more CEOs who are women or from abroad.

By: Dalia Marin Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: July 5, 2016
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Opinion

Dalia Marin

Germany is not Volkswagen

The Volkswagen scandal has raised questions about the German model of production. If the success of the company’s diesel-powered vehicles was due in part to fraudulent efforts to conceal the amount of harmful pollutants they emitted, will similar revelations at other companies call into questions the country’s transformation from “the sick man of Europe” to an export-driven economic powerhouse?

By: Dalia Marin Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: October 12, 2015
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Blog Post

Dalia Marin

Europe's export superstars

What has contributed to Germany's exceptional export performance compared to other European countries?

By: Dalia Marin, Jan Schymik and Jan Tscheke Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: July 14, 2015
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Working Paper

Europe's exports superstar - it's the organisation!

Europe's exports superstar - it's the organisation!

What explains Germany’s superb export performance? Is Germany’s export behaviour very distinct compared to other European countries?

By: Dalia Marin, Jan Schymik and Jan Tscheke Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: July 14, 2015
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Working Paper

The opening up of eastern Europe at 20-jobs, skills, and ‘reverse maquiladoras’ in Austria and Germany

The opening up of eastern Europe at 20-jobs, skills, and ‘reverse maquiladoras’ in Austria and Germany

Many people in the European Union fear that eastern enlargement has led to major job losses in ‘old’ member states, particularly in Austria and Germany, as the two most important neighbours of the countries that joined the EU in 2004 and 2007. Are these fears justified?To address these questions, this paper makes use of new […]

By: Dalia Marin Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: July 11, 2010
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Dalia Marin

Germany’s super competitiveness: A helping hand from Eastern Europe

Discussions about the current-account imbalance within the Eurozone have focused on the under-competitive periphery and super-competitive Germany. This column suggests that the argument ignores one powerful way that Germany lowered its relative unit labour costs. German firms offshored parts of their production to the new member states in Eastern Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine. Discussions […]

By: Dalia Marin Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: June 19, 2010
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Working Paper

The battle for talent: globalisation and the rise of executive pay

The battle for talent: globalisation and the rise of executive pay

This paper explores the role of globalisation in the rise of executive pay in Austria and Germany. According to Dalia Marin, firms more exposed to international competition engage in talent fairs to search and attract skilled workers. She also finds that seniority related pay varies for different levels of foreign competition suggesting that firms increase […]

By: Dalia Marin Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: February 9, 2009
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Policy Brief

The new corporation in Europe

The new corporation in Europe

This Policy Brief examines how Europe‘s corporations are changing the way they do business since the 2004 EU Enlargement. Dalia Marin argues that firms are adapting to heightening global competition by shifting decision-making processes. The author gives policy recommendations in the areas of EU neighbourhood and trade policies.

By: Dalia Marin Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: September 2, 2008