Profile: Katarína Moravčíková, Ing., PhD., Researcher

Research Field

  • Labour market
  • Regional disparities in Slovakia
  • Migration patterns in Europe
  • Quantitative methods in the socio-economic research

Forecasts, Prospects, Analyzes, Strategies

  • Quantitative analysis of family and reproductive behavior in Slovakia in temporal and spatial aspects.

Concise Profile

Ing. Katarina Moravcikova, PhD. is a researcher with the Institute for Forecasting of the Center of Social and Psychological Sciences of Slovak Academy of Sciences. Currently, she is on maternity leave. She obtained Master degree in Statistical Methods in Economics with Economics University of Economics in Bratislava in 2013. She completed her doctoral studies in Spatial Planning with the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava in 2016. Her research focuses on the labour market, active labour market policies, regional disparities in Slovakia, migration patterns in Europe and quantitative methods in the socio-economic research. Her research focuses mainly on the collection, processing, analysis and evaluation of statistical data using advanced statistical programs. She participated in several national and international projects. She is also a lecturer at the Department of Statistics of the Faculty of Economic Informatics of the University of Economics in Bratislava. He leads lectures of Social Statistics, Socio-economic Statistics and exercises of Statistics, Statistical Methods, Economic Statistics and Socio-Economic Statistics.

Scientific Projects

Selected Publishing Activity

BALÁŽ, Vladimír - KARASOVÁ, Katarína - WILLIAMS, Allan M. The V4 Countries and the EU: A Comparative Perspective : Chapter 5. In A Quarter Century of Post-Communism Assessed. - Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, p. 129-159. ISBN 978-3-319-43436-0. Dostupné na:

BALÁŽ, Vladimír - WILLIAMS, Allan M. - MORAVČÍKOVÁ, Katarína - CHRANČOKOVÁ, Martina. What competences, which migrants? Tacit and explicit knowledge acquired via migration. In Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2021, vol. 47 no. 8, pp. 1758-1774. (2020: 5.340 - IF, Q1 - JCR, 1.505 - SJR, Q1 - SJR, karentované - CCC). (2021 - Current Contents). ISSN 1369-183X. Dostupné na:

ŠTEFÁNIK, Miroslav - KARASOVÁ, Katarína - STUDENÁ, Ivana. Can supporting workplace insertions of unemployed recent graduates improve their long-term employability? : Evidence on the treatment effects of the Contribution for the graduate practice in Slovakia. In Empirica, 2020, vol. 47, iss. 2, pp. 245-265. (2019: 0.890 - IF, Q3 - JCR, 0.357 - SJR, Q2 - SJR, karentované - CCC). (2020 - Current Contents). ISSN 0340-8744. Dostupné na:

BALÁŽ, Vladimír - KARASOVÁ, Katarína. Geographical Patterns in the Intra-European Migration before and after Eastern Enlargement : the connectivity approach. In Ekonomický časopis, 2017, roč. 65, č. 1, s. 3-30. (2016: 0.720 - IF, Q3 - JCR, 0.355 - SJR, Q3 - SJR, karentované - CCC). (2017 - Current Contents, WOS, SCOPUS, EconLit). ISSN 0013-3035.

KARASOVÁ, Katarína - BALÁŽ, Vladimír - POLAČKOVÁ, Zuzana. Efficiency of the Active Labour Market Policies: Evidence from the Slovak Republic. In Ekonomický časopis, 2019, roč. 67, č. 1, s. 11-32. (2018: 0.843 - IF, Q3 - JCR, 0.332 - SJR, Q3 - SJR, karentované - CCC). (2019 - Current Contents). ISSN 0013-3035.

ŠTEFÁNIK, Miroslav - KARASOVÁ, Katarína. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Policy Measures to Support Spatial Mobility in Slovakia : the Contribution for Commuting to Work and the Contribution for Resettlement. In Ekonomický časopis, 2016, roč. 64, č. 8, s. 711-736. (2015: 0.606 - IF, Q3 - JCR, 0.450 - SJR, Q2 - SJR, karentované - CCC). (2016 - Current Contents, WOS, SCOPUS, EconLit). ISSN 0013-3035.