Enkelejda Havari

Enkelejda Havari
IESEG School of Management · Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods

PhD in Econometrics and Empirical Economics

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15 Research Items
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Additional affiliations
February 2015 - present
European Commission
Position
  • Economist
Description
  • The Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation (CC-ME) aims to enhance the EU policy process through ex-post causal evaluation and data-driven microeconomic analysis. https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/microeconomic-evaluation
February 2015 - February 2019
European Commission
Position
  • Economist
August 2014 - January 2015
Boston University
Position
  • Researcher

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Publications (22)
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We document the association between war-related shocks in childhood and adult outcomes for Europeans born during the first half of the twentieth century. Using a variety of data, at both the macro- and the micro-level, we address the following questions: What are the patterns of mortality among Europeans born during this period? Do war-related shoc...
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This paper evaluates the impact of a vocational training programme on the labour market outcomes of unemployed youth in Latvia. The programme is part of the Youth Guarantee scheme for the period 2014-2020, the largest action launched by the European Union to reduce youth unemployment rate and to support young people aged between 15 and 29 who are n...
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This paper estimates the causal effect of parental education on children’s education in 13 European countries, using representative data from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). A novel instrumental variable approach is used to solve the endogeneity issue. We combine two instruments: parental birth order (indicator for be...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate a recent training programme for graduates, implemented in Italy and entitled Work Experience Laureati and Laureate, i.e. Work Experience for Graduates. The aim of the programme was to increase the career prospects of unemployed graduates in the region of Umbria. Design/methodology/approach The aut...
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This article analyzes the impact of producer organizations (POs) on dairy farmers’ self‐assessed experiences of unfair trading practices (UTPs) and negotiation power. We employ an endogenous switching regression (ESR) model using cross‐sectional survey data collected in four EU countries: France, Germany, Spain, and Poland. The results show rather...
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We analyze the effectiveness of a vocational training (VT) programme targeting unemployed youth in Latvia, contributing to the scant literature on active labour market policies in transition countries. The programme we analyse is part of the Youth Guarantee scheme (2014–2020), the largest action launched by the European Union to combat youth unempl...
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We study the intergenerational effect of birth order on educational attainment using rich data from different European countries included in the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). The survey allows us to link two or more generations in different countries. We use reduced-form models linking children’s education to parents’ e...
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Erasmus+ is one of the most popular programmes financed by the European Union. It provides international mobility grants to university students while staying enrolled at their home university. This paper brings novel evidence on the effect of participating in the programme on students’ academic outcomes, using rich administrative data from one of t...
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A number of studies examine the effect of the presence of migrants or refugees on voting behaviour in the same location, overlooking potential interactions between geographical areas. Exploiting unique data on refugee reception centre locations, we provide novel empirical evidence on the geographical spillover effect of refugee premises on voting o...
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This Chapter presents a set of quantitative modelling approaches, connected to various steps of the policy cycle, that aim at helping policy-makers and all social actors involved, by providing a scientific sound framework for a systematic, coherent and transparent analysis. Practical guidelines for structuring policy problems by using uncertainty a...
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This paper estimates the causal effect of parental education on children’s education in 13 European countries, using representative data from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). A novel instrumental variable approach is used to solve the endogeneity issue. We combine two instruments: parental birth order (indicator for be...
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This study provides evidence about the quality of retrospective assessments of individuals aged 50 regarding their childhood histories in 3rd wave of the Survey of Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). Early life events are important to social scientists in predicting individuals’ outcomes in adulthood. Nevertheless, there is wide skeptic...
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This paper looks at the association between adverse circumstances in childhood and adult outcomes. We concentrate on the cohorts born between 1930 and 1954 in 13 European countries, and exploit the huge variation in the timing, nature and intensity of events related to World War II and the immediate postwar period. We combine the available historic...

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Project
The aim of this project is to evaluate active labour market programmes financed by the European Social Fund (ESF), the Youth Gurantee (YG) and the Youth Employment Iniative (YEI)