Health is a key determinant of individual well-being, also, health is known to have a central role in ensuring economic development. Population health has direct linkages, among others, to fertility, mortality, labour market outcomes and population inequalities. Little is known about the socio-economic reasons and consequences of poor health, and health inequalities in the Central and Eastern European region. Insufficient access to health care and inefficient delivery of health services might also contribute to the comparatively poor health outcomes. Poor health then can be a key explanatory factor of low economic activity.
Our research group investigates the links between health, health care, demography and socio-economic conditions. The research focuses primarily on Hungary and is expected to shed light on potential policies to improve population health and economic activity. This focus of the research is complemented with research projects using international data, conducted in international collaborations.
The research plans are organised into three broad topics: 1) infant health and maternity; 2) health and patient pathways during active ages; 3) health and economic activity at older ages.
For more details please visit our site: Health and Population
Momentum “Lendület” Grant 2018 – 2023
Venue: MTA HTK 1097 Budapest Tóth Kálmán u. 4. fszt. K0.11-12 Attila LINDNER – Balázs MURAKÖZY – Balázs REIZER Skill-Biased Innovation Activities: Evidence from Hungarian Firms This paper investigates the consequences of innovation activities. We exploit a ... Details »
Venue: MTA HTK 1097 Budapest Tóth Kálmán u. 4. fszt. K0.11-12 István KÓNYA, Judit KREKÓ, Gábor OBLATH Labor shares in the EU sectoral effects and the role of relative prices The paper studies the labor ... Details »
Venue: MTA HTK 1097 Budapest Tóth Kálmán u. 4. fszt. K0.11-12 Róbert SOMOGYI: Prioritization vs Zero-rating: Discrimination on the Internet Abstract: This paper analyzes two business practices on the mobile internet market, paid prioritization and zero-rating. ... Details »
Learning to save in a voluntary pension system: toward an agent-based model by András SIMONOVITS and Balázs KIRÁLY was published in Journal of Economic ... Details »
Ambient temperature and sexual activity: Evidence from time use surveys by Tamás HAJDU and Gábor HAJDU was published in Demographic Research. Abstract Background: Previous ... Details »
“Inter-Ethnic Friendship and Hostility between Roma and Non-Roma Students in Hungary: The Role of Exposure and Academic Achievement” by Tamás HAJDU, Gábor KERTESI and ... Details »