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Key Channels in Increasing Employment

Interview with Klára Major and Tamás Tétényi at Employability of labour force and macroeconomic conjuncture are channels of greater importance in increasing the rate of employment than direct job creation measures. Analyses conducted by our researchers proved that only a small part (less than ten percent) of jobs created by job creation programmes increased […]

Repairing the Clock Blindly with Hammer

The rate of competitiveness of Hungary has never been that low as this year. Hungary was ranked 63rd from previous years’ 48th place in the Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum. As regards the members of the European Union, we are lagging behind by holding the 4th position before the last. What is […]

Greatest Challenge: Forecasting Human Behaviour

“In case of public policy programmes the assessment of awaited socio-economic impacts shall become part of our mindset; impact assessments are supposed to help decision-makers” highlighted Klára Major, economist, senior research fellow of HETFA Research Institute in her interview given to Financial Review Online [Pénzügyi Szemle Online]. According to the expert, the most important criterion […]