András Gábos

András Gábos
senior researcher
gabos at tarki dot hu
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Gábos András


András Gábos is Senior Researcher at TÁRKI Social Research Institute (January 2000-present). His main research interests are in poverty, child poverty and well-being, income inequality, fertility effects of intergenerational transfers, cost of children, work incentive effects of family policies. He is a regular contributor to the TÁRKI Social Report publication series and is responsible for a large part of the analysis of the household surveys regularly conducted by TÁRKI. In addition, he has participated in several European research projects (e.g. Growing Inequalities Impacts - GINI, Poverty Reduction in Europe: Social Policy and Innovation – ImPRovE, Integrating Expertise in Inclusive Growth – InGRID, Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe – STYLE, Supporting expertise in inclusive growth – InGRID2), including also the Social Situation Observatory (DG EMPL, 2005-). He coordinated the Study of Child Poverty (DG EMPL, 2009) project and prepared a report entitled Child well-being in the European Union - Better monitoring instruments for better policies for the Hungarian government. Also, together with István György Tóth, he edited a proposal for the monitoring system of the Hungarian National Social Inclusion Strategy.

Publications (selected list)

2013: Succesful policy mixes to tackle child poverty: an EU-wide comparison. AIAS, GINI Discussion Paper 76.

2011: Material deprivation among children. Social Situation Observatory – Income distribution and living conditions, Research note 7/2011. Co-authors: Erhan Özdemir and Terry Ward.

2011: Child well-being in the European Union: Better monitoring instruments for better policies. Budapest: TÁRKI. Editor and author. Co-author: István György Tóth.

2010: Child poverty and child well-being in the European Union. Report prepared by TÁRKI and Applica for the DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (Unite E.2) of the European Commission, Budapest. Co-editor (with István György Tóth and Terry Ward) and co-author.

2009: (co-authors Róbert Iván Gál and Gábor Kézdi) The effects of child-related benefits and pensions on fertility by birth order. Population Studies, Vol. 63(3): 215-231.

2008: (co-author: Marianna Kopasz) Demographic processes. In: Tóth, I. Gy. (ed): European Social Report. Budapest: TÁRKI, 15-50.

2008: The Role of Time-Flexibility in Managing Work and Care, Report for WorkCare Project (FP6), Work Package 6, Budapest: TÁRKI. Manuscript.

2007: Policies for reducing child poverty - a review of the literature. In: Social Situation Observatory (SSO): Child poverty and ethnic minorities. Research Paper, April 2007.

2005: Gender differences in poverty in an international comparison: an analysis of the Laeken indicators. In: Nagy, I., M. Pongrácz,I. Gy. Tóth (2005) (ed.): Changing roles – report on the situation of women and men in Hungary, 2005. Budapest: TÁRKI Social Research Institute. 117-131.

2005: (co-authors Róbert Iván Gál and Gábor Kézdi): Fertility effects of the pension system and other intergenerational transfers. Paper prepared for the 5th International Workshop of the Project on Intergenerational Equity (PIE). Tokyo, March 10-12, 2005. 6 June 2006. Open (external link, pdf).

2004: (co-author: Péter Szivós) Poverty in Hungary on the Eve of Entry to the EU. In: Kolosi, T., I.Gy. Tóth and Gy. Vukovich (eds.): Social Report 2004. Budapest: TÁRKI, 96-120.

2003: (co-author: Péter Szivós): Poverty dynamics among families with children in Europe. CHER Working Paper 10, CEPS/INSTEAD, Differdange, G-D. Luxembourg, 6 June 2006. Open (external link).

2002: (co-author Péter Szivós) The share of unemployment benefits within household incomes. In: Fazekas, Károly - Jenõ Koltay (eds): The Hungarian Labour Market – review and analysis 2002. Budapest: Institute of Economics, Hungarian Employment Foundation, 206-213.