Gabor Kezdi

Co-Investigator, Health and Retirement Study

Contact Information

3491 ISR-Thompson
Ann Arbor MI 48104-1248



Ph.D. in Economics, University of Michigan, 2003
University Diploma, Budapest University of Economics, 1995
Rajk College, 1991 to 1995

Research and Projects

Gabor Kezdi's research interests include labor economics, education, health, economic demography and household behavior under uncertainty. Some of his work focuses on the sources and consequences of inequality and its intersection with ethnicity. He teaches data analysis and econometrics.

Selected Recent Publications

Simonovits, G., & Kézdi, G. (2016). Economic hardship triggers identification with disadvantaged minorities. The Journal of Politics, 78(3), 882-892.

Kertesi, G., & Kézdi, G. (2016). On the test score gap between Roma and non‐Roma students in Hungary and its potential causes. Economics of Transition, 24(1), 135-162.

Kertesi, G., & Kézdi, G. (2014). The kindergarten attendance allowance in Hungary: Evaluation of a conditional cash transfer program. Acta Oeconomica, 64(1), 27-49.

Kézdi, G., & Willis, R. J. (2013). Expectations, Aging and Cognitive Decline. In Discoveries in the Economics of Aging (pp. 305-337). University of Chicago Press.