Dr. Kosová's research is mostly empirical and concentrates on the areas of applied microeconomics & industrial organization, organizational economics and international economics & business. Specific areas of interest include:
Applied Microeconomics & Industrial Organization – analyses of firm operations & performance; firm and industry dynamics; theory of the firm; economic impact assessment; policy evaluation.
Organizational Economics – agency problems; corporate governance; incentives & contract theory; franchising; service industries.
International Economics & Business – foreign direct investment (FDI); impact of multinational corporations; globalization, firm strategy and economic development.
Many of her research projects exploit context and detailed data on hotels, which also allowed her to develop specific expertise in hospitality industry.