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Martin Kahanec

Professor
School of Public Policy
School of Public Policy at Central European University
Hungary

Biography

Professor and Acting Head of the School of Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest. Founder and Scientific Director of CELSI, Bratislava. Affiliated Scholar at the Global Labor Organization; Centre for Population, Development and Labour Economics (POP), MERIT, United Nations University, Maastricht; and University of Economics in Bratislava. Visiting Research Fellow and former Deputy Program Director "Migration", leader of the research sub-area EU Enlargement and the Labor Markets and Deputy Director of Research (2009) at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard University's Labor and Worklife Program 2014/15.

Research Interest

His main research interests are labor and population economics, migration, EU mobility, ethnicity, and reforms in European labor markets.

Publications

  • Kahanec M. Labor Mobility in an Enlarged European Union. In: Zimmermann KF, Constant A, editors. International Handbook on the Economics of Migration. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar; 2013.

  • Kahanec M, Kurekova L. European Union Expansion and Migration, Vol. 1. In: Ness I, editor. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. Hoboken: Wiley - Blackwell Publishing; 2013.

  • Kahanec M, Zimmermann KF. How skilled immigration may improve economic equality. IZA Journal of Migration. 2014;3(2).

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