courses: introduction to economics
research interest: labour economics, economics of gender and race
Anna Lovasz is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, and teaches in the Department of Economics at ELTE. Her research interests include labor economics, applied micro-econometrics, behavioral economics, and experiments. She studied Economics at the University of Washington (Seattle), receiving a PhD in 2008. Her dissertation studied the effect of increased competition on the gender wage gap in Hungary following the transition. Before joining the research institute, she worked as a research assistant at the Labor Project of the Central European University for two years, and visited CERGE-EI in Prague under a Marie Curie fellowship. She has taught Introductory Economics, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics at the University of Washington, McDaniel College Budapest, and ELTE, as well as a course on Gender and Race in the Labor Market developed for the ELTEcon BA program.