WIPO-WTO Joint Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and Transfer of Technology

(Geneva, November 17, 2003)

Speaker - Beata Smarzynska

Dr. Beata Smarzynska Javorcik is an Economist in the Research Department of the World Bank. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester and a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. Her research interests focus on foreign direct investment, corruption, protection of intellectual property and technology transfer. Her work has been published in economic journals, such as the European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Integration, World Economy and Post-Communist Economies. At the World Bank she has also served as a country economist for Azerbaijan and done extensive work on transition countries, including her native Poland.