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Beszélgetés Békés Gáborral Scott Cunningham poscastjában Tovább olvasom

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Megjelent Fertő Imre és Baráth Lajos cikke a Journal of Agricultural Economics folyóiratban Tovább olvasom

Tovább olvasom

Megjelent Cseh Ágnes és szerzőtársai cikke a Discrete Applied Mathematics folyóiratban Tovább olvasom

Tovább olvasom

Megjelent Sipos László és szerzőtársai publikációja a Chemosphere folyóiratban Tovább olvasom

Tovább olvasom

The Macroeconomics of Managers: Supply, Selection, and Competition

Good management practices are important determinants of firm success. It is unclear, however, to what extent pro-management policies can shape aggregate outcomes. We use data on corporations and their top managers in Hungary during and after its post-communist transition to document a number of salient patterns. First, the number of managers is low under communism […]

Poor housing quality and the health of newborns and young children

This study uses linked administrative data on live births, hospital stays, and census records for children born in Hungary between 2006 and 2011 to examine the relationship between poor housing quality and the health of newborns and children aged 1-2 years. We show that poor housing quality, defined as lack of access to basic sanitation […]

Competition, confidence and gender: shifting the focus from the overconfident to the realistic

The gender gap in competitiveness is argued to explain gender differences in later life outcomes, including career choices and the gender wage gap. In experimental settings, a prevalent explanation attributes this gap to males being more (over)confident than females (we call this the compositional channel). While our lab-in-the-field study using data from students in 53 […]

Temperature exposure and sleep duration: evidence from time use surveys

The Earth’s climate is projected to warm significantly in the 21st century, and this will affect human societies in many ways. Since sleep is a basic human need and part of everyone’s life, the question of how temperature affects human sleep naturally arises. This paper examines the effect of daily mean temperature on sleep duration […]