Martin Myant

Associate Researcher

Background

Martin Myant graduated in Economics from the University of Cambridge in 1971 and completed a PhD in modern Czechoslovak history at the University of Glasgow in 1978. He taught Economics from 1978 to 2012. His main research has been on Eastern and Central Europe, especially the former Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland, following economic and political development through state socialism to the transformation period and the effects of, and policy responses to, the economic crisis since 2008. He has coordinated projects involving researchers from several European countries, following strategies for economic transformation and their implications for economic competitiveness, and also written on the development and policies of trade unions in the Czech Republic.

Areas of activity

Economic, employment and social policies; impact of economic crisis and differing policy responses

Publications from this author

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Les entreprises multinationales européennes et les syndicats en Europe centrale et orientale

Les entreprises multinationales étrangères sont-elles plus ou moins disposées que les entreprises nationales à reconnaître les syndicats et... lire plus

Why are wages still lower in eastern and central Europe?

Cette nouvelle publication examine les raisons de l'écart salarial persistant entre l'Europe occidentale et les nouveaux États membres d... lire plus

The Social Scoreboard revisited

Cette nouvelle publication revisite le Tableau de bord social publié par la Commission européenne (CE) le 26 avril 2017. La publication de... lire plus

The impact of trade and investment agreements on decent work and sustainable development

Ce guide présente une analyse des accords commerciaux passés, dans le contexte de l'évolution des relations économiques internationales. Il... lire plus