Box: 40
Phone: +49 7531 88-3711
Room: F 231


Office hours: by appointment

Katarina Zigova substitutes Prof. Nick Zubanov in the winter term 2019/2020

In the winter term 2019/2020 Katarina Zigova will replace Nick Zubanov (Chair in Organisational Economics) in teaching the courses offered by the chair.

Research Interests

  • ­         Economics of education and science
  • ­         Network economy
  • ­         Applied microeconometrics
  • ­        Applied spatial econometrics


Current Courses (ZEuS)


Quantitative analysis of publication bias, impactfactors and measurement tools  (with T. Hinz and K. Auspurg)

Central School Exams and Adult Skills: Evidence from PIAAC (with L. Leschnig and G. Schwerdt)

Diff-in-Diff in Death: Estimating and Explaining Artist-Specific Death Effects (with H. Ursprung)

Publicationen in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Zigova K. (2017) Specifying Social Weight Matrices of Researcher Networks: The Case of Academic Economists, Papeles de Economía Española, 152, pp. 14-33 (in Spanish)

Burridge P., Elhorst J. P., Zigova K. (2016) Group Interaction in Research and the Use of General Nesting Spatial Models. Advances in Econometrics, Volume 37: Spatial Econometrics: Qualitative and Limited Dependent Variables, pp. 223-258

Elhorst J. P., K. Zigova (2014) Competition in Research Activity among Economic Departments: Evidence by Negative Spatial Autocorrelation. Geographical Analysis, 46(2), pp. 104-125

O’Neill B. C., M. Dalton, R. Fuchs, L. Jiang, S. Pachauri, K. Zigova (2010) Global Demographic Trends and Future Carbon Emissions. PNAS, 107(41), pp. 17521-17526

Luken R., F. Van Rompaey, K. Zigova, (2008) The Determinants of EST Adoption by Manufacturing Plants in Developing Countries. Ecological Economics, 66(1), pp. 141-152

Milcher S., K. Zigova, (2005) Evidence of Returns to Education Among Roma in Central and Eastern Europe and Their Policy Implications. Managing Global Transitions, 3(1), pp. 51-69

Pryanishnikov I., K. Zigova, (2003) Multinomial Logit Models for the Austrian Labour Market. Austrian Journal of Statistics, 32(4), pp. 267-282

CV Katarina Zigova