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László Czaller’s publication in Regional Studies

Regional Studies will publish László Czaller’s article.   The study Increasing Social Returns to Human Capital: Evidence from Hungarian Regions estimates augmented Mincerian wage equations to analyse social returns to human capital in Hungary, using individual-level data from 2002 to 2008. The results show that geographically localized human capital externalities have a strong productivity effect […]

Gábor Balás in the Millenium Institute’s conference

Researchers and directors of trade unions discussed the situation of the Hungarian labour market and job creation at the Conference. Managing Director of Hétfa Research Institute presented the effects of infrastructural developments on job creation. Impact assessments indicate that EU resources did not have robust contribution to job creation. There were 458 000 new jobs […]

Gábor Balás’ lecture in Academy of Development Policy

Managing Director of Hétfa Research Institute discussed the effects of EU Cohesion Policy on regional differences. He underlined that resources had positive effects on regional cohesion because of distribution in the first place and not because of their focus. He emphasized that EU and national level utilization of development funds could not substitute regional policy. […]