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Kertesi, Gábor

Gábor Kertesi is senior research fellow and the head of the Education Economics Group at the Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He received his PhD. from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1993. His research interests include labor and education economics, social inequalities, discrimination.

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS IN ENGLISH
“The Roma/non-Roma Test Score Gap in Hungary”, American Economic Review, Vol. 101. No. 3, 2011, pages 519-525.
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Co-author: Gábor Kézdi
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“Roma Employment in Hungary After the Post-Communist Transition”, Economics of Transition, Vol. 19, Issue 3, July 2011, pages 563–610.
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Co-author: Gábor Kézdi
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“Segregation of Primary Schools in Hungary”, in: The Hungarian Labour Market 2010. Eds: K. Fazekas, Lovász A., Telegdy Á., IE HAS – National Employment Foundation, Budapest, 2010. pages 99-119.
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Co-author: Gábor Kézdi

“Roma Employment at the Turn of the Millenium”, in: The Hungarian Labour Market 2010. Eds: K. Fazekas, Lovász A., Telegdy Á., IE HAS – National Employment Foundation, Budapest, 2010. pages 135-150.
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“The Assessment and Evaluation of Educational Institutions, School Accountability”, in: Green Book for the Renewal of Public Education in Hungary. Eds: K. Fazekas, Köllő J., Varga J., ECOSTAT, Budapest, 2009, pages 179-200.
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“Children of the Post-Communist Transition: Age at the Time of the Parents’ Job Loss and Dropping Out of Secondary School,” The Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2007, Vol. 7: Iss. 2 (Contributions), Article 8.
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Co-author: Gábor Kézdi
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“Graduate Earnings in 1992-2005”, in: The Hungarian Labour Market 2007. Eds: K. Fazekas, Kézdi G., IE HAS - National Employment Foundation, Budapest, 2007, pp 78-85.
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Co-author: János Köllő

“Employment and Educational Attaintment in Hungary”, in: The Hungarian Labour Market 2005. Eds: K. Fazekas, Varga J. IE HAS – National Employment Foundation, Budapest, 2005, pages 37-44.
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Co-author: Júlia Varga

“Economic Transformation and the Revaluation of Human Capital - Hungary, 1986-1999”, in: Research in Labor Economics,Vol. 21: The Economics of Skills Obsolescence: Theoretical Innovations and Empirical Applications. Eds: de Grip A., Van Loo J., Mayhew K., JAI Press, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Boston, London, 2002, pages 235-273.
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Co-author: János Köllő
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“Regional Unemployment Rate Differentials in Hungary, 1990-1995. The Changing Role of Race and Human Capital”. in: Hungary. Towards a Market Economy. Eds: L. Halpern, Wyplosz C., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998. pages 351-377.
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Co-author: Árpád Ábrahám

“The Statistics of Deprivation: The Roma in Hungary”, The Hungarian Quarterly, Vol. 36. No. 138, Summer 1995, pages 67-80.
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Co-authors: Gábor Havas and István Kemény

SELECTED WORKING PAPERS IN ENGLISH
“Expected Long-Term Budgetary Benefits to Roma Education in Hungary”, Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, 2006, No. 5.
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Co-author: Gábor Kézdi

“Roma Children of the Transformational Recession: Widening Ethnic Schooling Gap and Roma Poverty in Post-communist Hungary”, Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, 2005, No. 8.
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Co-author: Gábor Kézdi

“Általános iskolai szegregáció: okok és következmények” [Segregation in the Primary School System: Causes and Consequences], Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, 2004, No. 7.
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Co-author: Gábor Kézdi

“The Employment of the Roma: Evidence from Hungary”, Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, 2004, No. 1.
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“Fighting ’Low Equilibria’ by Doubling the Minimum Wage? Hungary’s Experiment”, IZA Discussion Paper, No. 970, 2003,
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Co-author: János Köllő

“Labour Demand with Heterogenous Labour Inputs after Transition in Hungary, 1992-1999 – and the Potential Consequences of the Increase of Minimum Wage in 2001 and 2002”, Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, 2002, No. 5.
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Co-author: János Köllő

“Migration and Commuting: Two Forces Reducing Regional Inequalities in Economic Opportunities? ”, SOCO Project Paper, No. 77b, Institute für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM), Vienna 2000.
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“Wage Inequality in East Central Europe”, Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, 2000, No. 7.
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Co-author: János Köllő

“The Birth of the Wage Curve in Hungary, 1989-1995”, The William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Business School, Working Paper, No. 104, 1997.
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Co-author: János Köllő