Hermann Zoltan

Hermann Zoltan
Hungarian Academy of Sciences | HAS

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Tanulmányunkban nagymintás adminisztratív paneladatokon mutatjuk meg, hogy az országos kompetenciamérés 10. évfolyamos tesztpontszámai erősen összefüggnek a korai munkaerőpiaci helyzettel. Eredményeink szerint egy szórással jobb matematikai tesztpontszám átlagosan körülbelül 4-5 százalékkal, míg egy szórással nagyobb szövegértési tesztpontszám ezen...
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Background Acceptable health and sufficientarianism are emerging concepts in health resource allocation. We defined acceptability as the proportion of the general population who consider a health state acceptable for a given age. Previous studies surveyed the acceptability of health problems separately per EQ-5D-3L domain, while the acceptability o...
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Girls tend to outperform boys in reading tests, while they usually lag behind boys in mathematics. However, the size of the gender gap varies to a great extent between countries. While the existing figliterature explains these differences as being mainly due to cultural factors, this paper explores whether this cross-country variation is related to...
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Girls tend to outperform boys in reading tests, while they usually lag behind boys in mathematics. However, the size of the gender gap varies to a great extent between countries. While the existing figliterature explains these differences as being mainly due to cultural factors, this paper explores whether this cross-country variation is related to...
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Background In the Central and Eastern European region, the British EQ-5D-3L value set is used commonly in quality of life (QoL) studies. Only Poland and Slovenia have country-specific weights. Our study aimed to investigate the impact of value set choice on the evaluation of 18 chronic conditions in Hungary. Methods Patients’ EQ-5D-3L index scores...
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Background We aimed to determine the acceptability of non-perfect health states with age using the EQ VAS and analyse the influencing factors. Methods We conducted a cross-sectional survey on a convenience sample from the general population (N = 200). Respondents were asked to indicate on the EQ VAS the health states that are still acceptable for...
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Introduction: A robust process of centralization in education administration and school finance has taken place in Hungary in the course of the present decade. The governance, control, and funding of schools has been taken from local government by the state, and the autonomy of headmasters and teachers has diminished. However, neither the objective...
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AbstrAct We analyze the effect of individual social capital on wage income in European countries. A number of studies have already tested the earnings effects of social ties but the majority of them have been limited to small samples and/or to certain occupations. The major contribution of the paper is its assessment of the earnings effects of soci...
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Previous research provided ambiguous results on the association between average student performance and inequality of opportunity measured by the effect of family background on student achievement. In this paper we explore this association distinguishing between inequality of opportunity at the bottom and the top of the score distribution using a t...
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Allocation of public functions and services is specifi ed by the assignment of expenditures and responsibilities for service delivery and is not just a simple legal action of allocating public services from one level or unit of government to another. Th e allocation of public functions can be redesigned in many ways, and all require several externa...
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The paper aims at estimating the effectiveness of individual primary schools in Hungary using secondary schooling data at the individual level. Secondary schooling depends on student performance in the primary school, while student performance is assumed to be affected by school quality and individual characteristics. Thus, estimating the determina...
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The paper analyses the effect of demographic change on the provision of primary education in Hungary. Stochastic cost frontier functions are used to estimate technical efficiency of schools, with cost measured as the number of teachers relative to students. The results reveal considerable flaws in technical efficiency, related to the decrease of st...
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A tanulmány arra a kérdésre keresi a választ, hogy az általános iskola befejezését követõ továbbtanulási döntések meghozatalakor a családok mennyiben veszik fi­ gyelembe az iskolázottság várható munkaerõ-piaci megtérülését. Az elemzés a kis­ térségi szintû munkanélküliségi ráta és a továbbtanulás közötti összefüggés kereszt­ metszeti becslésére épü...
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