Since the collapse of the communist system, regional inequalities have increased in Central European Countries. This paper describes an assessment of the impacts of regional development programmes on the development of Hungarian regions at a highly disaggregated level between 2002 and 2008. We construct a multi-dimensional composite indicator to estimate the overall development of rural regions and capture social, economic and environmental dimensions. The impacts of rural development programmes were investigated through counterfactual analysis in combination with Propensity Score Matching and Difference-in-Differences approaches. There has been considerable variation with increasing concentration in the level of subsidies distributed during the analysed period. From a policy perspective, the results are disappointing. Irrespective of the subsidy measures or methodology employed, the impact of the former is very close to zero or non-significant. Our findings cast serious doubt on the effectiveness of development policy and the long-run convergence of European regions.
Venue: MTA HTK 1097 Budapest Tóth Kálmán u. 4. fszt. K0.11-12 Marczell Kinga (CEU) The Effect of Managers’ Health Shocks on Employment Practices with Hajdu Gergely (CEU) We investigate the effect of managers’ health ... Details »
Venue: MTA HTK 1097 Budapest Tóth Kálmán u. 4. fszt. K0.11-12 Bisztray Márta: A külföldi működőtőke beruházások és a nemzetközi kereskedelemben való részvétel közvetett hatásai (habilitációs előadás) 2019. január 21. HÉTFŐ MTA Humán Tudományok Kutatóháza, 1097 ... Details »
Venue: MTA Research House, conference room nr. K11-12, ground floor, 4 Tóth Kálmán street, 1097 Budapest. The Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of Hungarian Academy of Sciences launched a new seminar series in 2013. A quarterly event, it features the ... Details »
Complexity of finding Pareto-efficient allocations of highest welfare was presented by Péter BIRÓ at the International School Choice and Reform Conference. Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitterGoogle
Conference presentations at the 8th VOCAL Optimization Conference: Advanced Algorithms: IP solutions for international kidney exchange programmes – Péter Biró, Márton Gyetvai, Radu-Stefan Mincu, Alexandru Popa, Utkarsh ... Details »
Does risk sorting explain bubbles? was presented by Hubert János KISS at the 43rd Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía-Spanish Economic Association (SAEe). Share ... Details »