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Horn, Dániel

Daniel Horn is a research fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Center for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and a part time research fellow at the Economics Department of the Eötvös Lóránd University Budapest. Daniel is currently a Bolyai János research fellow (2014-17), and has been a Magyary Zoltan post-doctoral fellow (2013/14) at the University of Szeged, and a Max Weber fellow (2012-2013) at the European University Institute, Firenze. His research focuses on the effectiveness and inequality of education systems, effects of institutions, and performance measurement issues in education. Daniel received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the Central European University with an award winning thesis titled Essays on Educational Institutions and Inequality of Opportunity in 2010. He holds an MA in Political Science from the same university and an MSc in economics from the University of Economics, Budapest (now Corvinus University).

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS IN ENGLISH
The Effectiveness of Apprenticeship Training - a within track comparison of workplace-based and school-based vocational training in Hungary, Social Science Research Volume 55, January 2016, Pages 139–154

Economic development’ and gender equality: explaining variations in the gender poverty gap after socialism. Social Problems 2015 vol. 62 issue 2. Pp. 286-308 (with Éva Fodor)

Social Transformation and the Transition from Vocational Education to Work in Hungary: A Differences-in-Differences Approach, European Sociological Review, 2014 30 (4): 431-443 (with Clemens Noelke)
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Diverging Performances: the detrimental effects of early selection on equality of opportunity in Hungary. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, vol 32. June 2013, pp. 25-43.
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Rising inequalities: will electorates go for higher redistribution? In. Salverda et al. (eds.) Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives, Oxford University Press, 2014.
co-authors: Istvan György Tóth and Márton Medgyesi

How inequality of opportunity and mean student performance are related? A quantile regression approach using PISA data. Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, (with Zoltan Hermann)
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Essays on educational institutions and inequality of opportunity, 2010 PhD thesis, Central European University
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Age of Selection Counts: a Cross-country Comparison of Educational Institutions, Educational Research and Evaluation, Vol. 15, No. 4, August, 2009. p. 343–367
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Tracking and Inequality of Learning Outcomes in Hungarian Secondary Schools, Prospects. December 2006. (with Ildikó Balázsi, Szabolcs Takács and Yanhong Zhang)
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Do Small Settlement Schools Provide Education of Inferior Quality? The case of Hungary, CEU Political Science Journal 2006 January [revised Master Thesis]
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SELECTED WORKING PAPERS IN ENGLISH
Income inequality and voter turnout - evidence from European national elections, GINI discussion paper series No. 16.
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How inequality of opportunity and mean student performance are related? A quantile regression approach using PISA data, IE-HAS Discussion papers 2011/24 (with Hermann Zoltán)
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Social Transformation and the Transition from Vocational Education to Work Budapest Working Paper Series IE-HAS – 2011/5 (with Clemens Noelke)
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The Political Background of Structural Changes in the Educational System of Hungary, 1985-1994, CEU CPS working paper series 2010/1
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Age of Selection Counts: a Cross-country Comparison of Educational Institutions, Arbeitspapier 107, Mannheim 2008
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A note on the importance of within country standardization when conducting multilevel analysis: an example of stratification and the educational inequality of opportunity, Arbeitspapier 104, Mannheim 2007
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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS IN HUNGARIAN
Aggregált foglalkoztatás becslésének modelljei és a magyar előrejelzés [Models of aggregate employment and a Hungarian forecast] Külgazdaság, LV. évf., 2011. november–december (52–66. o.) (with Bálint Szőke)
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A kisgimnáziumok szerepe a szelekcióban (Role of the early selective tracks in educational selection),Társadalmi Riport 2010 (Social Report 2010), Budapest: TÁRKI
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A közoktatás minősége és eredményessége [Quality and Effectiveness of Public Education] 2006, In. Gabor Halasz and Judit Lannert (eds.) Jelentés a magyar közoktatásról 2006 [Report on the Hungarian Public Education] Budapest: Országos Közoktatási Intézet (with Edit Sinka)
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Teljesítményalapú ösztönzőrendszerek a közoktatásban [Performance Based Incentives in Public Education] 2005 In. Hermann Zoltán (ed.) Hatékonysági problémák a közoktatásban [Efficiency Problems in Public Education] Budapest: Országos Közoktatási Intézet (with Balázs Muraközy)
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A hátrányos helyzetű tanulók oktatásának finanszírozási módszerei [Financing Mechanisms of the Disadvantaged Students], Új Pedagógiai Szemle, 2004 March (with Hermann Zoltán)
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Mennyibe kerül egy gyerek? Az általános iskolák oktatási szolgáltatásainak költségbecslése [How Much Does a Child Cost? Cost Estimation of the Educational Services of the Primary Schools], Műhelytanulmanyok 2004/1. Országos Közoktatási Intézet
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SELECTED WORKING PAPERS IN HUNGARIAN

Az oktatási elszámoltathatósági rendszerek elmélete [Theory of educational accountability] IE-HAS Discussion papers 2011/13
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A munkakereslet nemzetközi tendenciái [International trends in labor demand] Budapest Working Papers Series IE-HAS 2011/01
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