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Kézdi, Gábor

Gabor Kezdi

Gábor Kézdi is Associate Professor at Central European University (CEU) and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (IE/HAS), both in Budapest. He has had the appointment to IE/HAS since 1995. He received his Ph. D. from the University of Michigan in 2003 and joined the CEU faculty in 2004. His research interests include labor and education economics, household finances, applied cross-sectional and panel econometrics, and program evaluation.

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

“The Roma/non-Roma test score gap in Hungary.” American Economic Review Vol. 101. No. 3. 2011. 519-525.. (download published version or download working paper) Co-author: Gabor Kertesi

“Roma Employment in Hungary After the Post-Communist Transition” Economics of Transition Volume 19, Issue 3, pages 563–610, July 2011. (download published version or download working paper) Co-author: Gabor Kertesi

“Stock market crash and expectations of American households.” Journal of Applied Econoometrics,. March/April 2011, Special Issue on ‘Measurement and Analysis of Subjective Expectations’. 26: 393–415 (download published version) Co-authors: Peter Hudomiet and Robert J. Willis.

“Birth order fertility effects of child-related benefits and pensions — a test on Hungarian data,” Population Studies. Volume 63, Issue 3 November 2009 , pages 215 - 231. (download published version or download working paper) Co-authors: Andras Gabos and Robert I. Gal

“Children of the Post-Communist Transition: Age at the Time of the Parents’ Job Loss and Dropping Out of Secondary School,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. 2007, Vol. 7: Iss. 2 (Contributions), Article 8. http://www.bepress.com/bejeap/vol7/iss2/art8
Co-author: Gabor Kertesi.

“Trade in University Training: Cross-State Variation in the Production and Use of College-Educated Labor,” Journal of Econometrics, 121(1-2), July-August 2004. pp. 143-173. (download published version or download NBER Working Paper 8555) Co-authors: John Bound, Jeff Groen, and Sarah Turner.

“Robust Standard Error Estimation in Fixed-Effects Panel Models,” Hungarian Statistical Review, Special English Volume #9, 2004. pp. 95-116. (dowload published version or download workign paper)

“Jackknife Minimum Distance Estimation”, Economics Letters, 76(1), June 2002, pp. 35-45. (download published version) Co-authors:Jinyong Hahn and Gary Solon.

Books and Book Chapters

A Successful School Integration Program. An Evaluation of the Hungarian National Government’s School Integration Program, 2005-2007. Roma Education Fund, 2009. download book
Co-author: Eva Suranyi

“Fertility Effects of the Pension System and Other Intergenerational Transfers.” in: Robert I.Gal et al. (eds.), Assessing Intergenerational
Equity
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Akademiai Kiado, Budapest, 2008.
Co-authors: Andras Gabos and Robert I. Gal.

“In-kind Benefits in Hungary.” in: K. Fazekas and G. Kézdi (eds.), The Hungarian Labour Market 2007. In Focus. Wages: New Developments, Institute of Economics HAS, 2006. download chapter
Co-authors: Hedvig Horváth and Péter Hudomiet.

Expected Long-Term Budgetary Benefits to Roma Education in Hungary. Roma Education Fund. Budapest, 2006. download paper. Co-author: Gábor Kertesi

“Education and Earnings.” in: K. Fazekas and J. Varga (eds.), The Hungarian Labour Market 2005. In Focus: Education and the Labour Market, Institute of Economics HAS, 2005. download chapter

“Wages, Employment and Incentives in the Public Sector in Hungary,” in: L. Bokros and J-J. Dethier (eds.), Public Finance Reform During the Transition: the experience of Hungary, The World Bank, Washington, 1998. Co-authors: László Herczog and Barbara Nunberg.

Publications in Hungarian

Iskolázatlan szülők gyermekei és roma fiatalok a középiskolában” (Children of Roma and uneducated families in the seconday schools). In: Tamás Kolosi and István Gy. Tóth (eds), Társadalmi Riport 2010. TÁRKI, Budapest, 2010. (download working paper)
Co-author: Gábor Kertesi.

“Egy integrációs program hatása a tanulók fejlődésére” (The effect of a school integration program on students’ development.), Educatio, 2008/IV. Co-author: Éva Surányi.

“A roma és nem roma fiatalok középiskolai továbbtanulása” (Secondary education of Roma and Non-Roma children). In: Tamás Kolosi and István Gy. Tóth (eds), Társadalmi Riport 2008. TÁRKI, Budapest, 2008. Co-author: Gábor Kertesi.

Az érettségit nem adó szakmunkásképzés válságtünetei” (Crisis in the outcomes of vocational training). In: Károly Fazekas and János Köllő (eds), Munkaerőpiaci Tükör 2008. MTA-KTI, Budapest, 2008. download chapter Co-authors: János Köllő and Júlia Varga.

Egy sikeres iskolai integrációs program tapasztalatai. A hátrányos helyzetű tanulók oktatási integrációs programjának hatásvizsgálata. (Experiences from a succesful integration program in primary schools. Evaluation of the integrated education program for disadvantaged students.) Educatio, Budapest, 2008. download book Co-author: Éva Surányi

“Az aktív munkaerő-piaci programok nemzetközi tapasztalatai” (Reviewing the international evidence on the effects of active labor market programs), Kormányzás, 2008, 3(1), 3-37. download published article Co-author: Péter Hudomiet

Általános iskolai szegregáció I-II” (Segregation in the Primary School System in Hungary: Causes and Consequences), Közgazdasági Szemle, 2005, 52(4 and 5), 317-356 and 462-480. (download published version or an English translation ) Co-author: Gábor Kertesi

“A rendőrség etnikai profilalkotásának mai gyakorlata” (Ethnic profiling by the Hungarian police), Belügyi Szemle, 2004, 52(2 and 3), (download published article) Co-authors: Lilla Farkas, Sándor Loss and Zsolt Zádori.

Az önbevalláson alapuló kereseti adatok érvényessége” (The Validity of Self-Reported Earnings). Közgazdasági Szemle, 1998. November. p. 1035-1042. (download published article)

“A személyi jövedelemadó-bevételeket meghatározó folyamatok, 1989-94. ¬– Statisztikai analízis” (Changes in Personal Income Tax Revenues in Hungary, 1989-94 – A Statistical Analysis). Pénzügyi Szemle, Feb. 1996.

A cigány népesség Magyarországon. Dokumentáció és adattár. (The Gypsy Population in Hungary. Documentation and Statistics.) Socio-typo, Budapest, 1999. Co-author: Gábor Kertesi

“Cigány gyerekek az iskolában. Helyzetfelmérés és egy cigány oktatási koncepció vázlata.” (Gypsy Students in Primary Schools. Analysis and outline of an education reform), in: Cigányok és iskola (Gypsies and School), Educatio, Budapest, 1996. Co-author: Gábor Kertesi

Non-Academic Publications in Hungarian

“Daniel L. McFadden” In: Közgazdasági Nobel-díjasok 1969-2004 (Nobel Laureats in Economics, 1969 to 2004). Ed. Zsuzsa Bekker. 2005, Budapest, KJK-Kerszöv. (download working paper)

“James J. Heckman” In: Közgazdasági Nobel-díjasok 1969-2004 (Nobel Laureats in Economics, 1969 to 2004). Ed. Zsuzsa Bekker. 2005, Budapest, KJK-Kerszöv. (download working paper)

Miért pont úgy kombinálja kétfokozatú legkisebb négyzetek módszere (2SLS) az instrumentumokat, ahogy?” (Why does 2SLS combine instruments the way it does?), In: Egy reneszánsz statisztikus. Tanulmánykötet Hunyadi László tiszteletére. (A renessaince statistician. Essays in honor of László Hunyadi). Ed. László Vita. KSH, Budapest, 2004 (download working paper)

Életkor szerinti kereseti különbségek a rendszerváltás elõtt és után” (Age-earnnings profiles before and after the postücommunist transition.), In: Racionalitás és méltányosság. Tanulmányok Augusztinovics Máriának. (Rationality and Equity. Essays In Honor of Maria Augusztinovics). Eds.: Júlia Király, András Simonovits, János Száz. Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány, Budapest, 2000, (download working paper) Co-author: János Köllő

WORKING PAPERS

Stock market expectations and portfolio choice of American households. Under revision (revise and resubmit to Econometrica) Co-author: Robert J. Willis

Estimating the lock-in effects of switching costs from firm-level data. (download working paper). Co-author: Gergely Csorba

How are firms’ wages and prices linked? Survey evidence in Europe. (download working paper). Co-authors: Martine Druant , Silvia Fabiani, Ana Lamo, Fernando Martins, Roberto Sabbati