Margaryta Klymak

Fellow & Tutor in Development Economics

Margaryta is a development economist whose research focuses on the behaviour of firms in both empirical and theoretical settings.

Her recent work has also examined the effect of information provision about child and forced labour in developing countries on international trade. Her current research studies the behaviour of firms in Georgia and Ukraine.

Margaryta studied her MSc in Economics at the University of Edinburgh and her PhD at Trinity College, Dublin as a Grattan scholar. During her PhD studies she interned at UNU-WIDER and worked as a consultant for the World Bank.


Vlandas, Tim & Klymak, Margaryta. (2021). Pandemic and Partisan Polarisation: Voter Evaluation of UK Government Handling During Covid-19. Swiss Political Science Review. 10.1111/spsr.12457.

Baumann, Stuart & Klymak, Margaryta. (2021). HighFrequencyCovariance: A Julia Package for Estimating Covariance Matrices Using High Frequency Financial Data. SSRN Electronic Journal. 3786912. 10.2139/ssrn.3786912.

Baumann, Stuart & Klymak, Margaryta. (2019). Fixed Point Acceleration in R. The R Journal. 11. 359. 10.32614/RJ-2019-037.

Klymak, Margaryta. (2019). The effect of foreign competition on family and network labour allocation. 10.35188/UNU-WIDER/2019/673-9.

Baumann, Stuart & Klymak, Margaryta. (2018). It's good to be bad: A model of low quality dominance in a consumer search market.

Klymak, M. (2019) The effect of foreign competition on family and network labour allocation. WIDER Working Paper 2019/39. Helsinki: UNU-WIDER.

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