Beata Javorcik is Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. Her research interests focus on determinants and consequences of inflows of foreign direct investment, links between exporting and firm performance, and evaluations of investment promotion programs.
Prior to coming to Oxford, Professor Javorcik worked at the World Bank in Washington DC where she was involved in research activities, lending operations and provision of policy advice to countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia. Professor Javorcik has published in the American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, European Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of International Economics and Journal of Development Economics. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and a B.A. from the University of Rochester.