Diana Žigraiová is an Economist at the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). Diana holds a PhD in Economics from the Institute of Economic Studies at Charles University in Prague. Prior to joining the ESM she worked as a Junior Economist at the Economic Research Department of the Czech National Bank and completed an internship at the OECD Economics Department. Diana was also a visiting researcher at the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), University of California at Berkeley and Australian National University at Canberra. She has co-authored five articles published in international academic economic journals, including Journal of Financial Stability and Journal of Economic Surveys.
Her research focuses on financial stability topics, early warning indicators, sovereign financing issues and corporate governance in banks.