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Miklós Koren

Miklós Koren is assistant professor in the Department of Economics of the Central European University, a research fellow at IEHAS and a research affiliate at CEPR. His research interests are international trade and economic growth. His research focuses on the firm-level effects of imported inputs and imported machinery, the dynamics of export flows in disaggregate data, and the diversification of volatility across trading partners. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 2005. He also holds an MA from Central European University (2000) and a BA fromCorvinus University Budapest (1999). Before coming to the Central European University, he worked at the Federal
Reserve Bank of New York and at Princeton University.

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Still standing: how European firms weathered the crisis - The third EFIGE policy report

This report is part of the EFIGE project  and makes use of the data collected during 2009, a especially turbulent time for European firms. It provides fascinating conclusions showing for example that despite a synchronised, substantial macro-economic shock, the response of firms across Europe was rather diverse, with some of them managing to fare very well in the hardest hit industries and regions. The stylised facts presented in this report are important to bear in mind at a time when Europe is heading for another severe downturn.

By: Gábor Békés, László Halpern, Miklós Koren and Balázs Muraközy Topic: Digital economy and innovation, Macroeconomic policy Date: December 22, 2011