Dr. Vera Adamchik is an associate professor of Economics in the School of Business Administration at the University of Houston-Victoria. She received her MS and PhD in Business and Economics at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. Her research work has been almost exclusively centered on Labor Economics and Transition Economics. Much of her research examines the nature of the labor market, the determinants of wages and unemployment, and the economic transformation of Eastern and Central Europe.
Dr. Adamchik's research work has been published in the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Labour Economics, Economics of Transition, International Journal of Manpower, Rynek Pracy (Labor Market), and other academic journals. She has also been involved in several initiatives in transition countries and has been active as a research fellow in the Central and East European Economic Research Center (CEEERC) in Warsaw, Poland.
Dr. Adamchik has received numerous awards including an Outstanding Research Award from the Global Conference on Business and Finance. She is also a recent recipient of the 2009-2010 Enron Teaching Excellence Award.