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First Name: Orsolya
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Last Name: Lelkes

RePEc Short-ID: ple169

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Postal Address: Berggasse 17, A-1090 Wien, Austria


(90%) European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
Location: Wien, Austria
Phone: +43-1-319 4505-0
Handle: RePEc:edi:eurocat (more details at EDIRC)
(10%) Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
London School of Economics (LSE)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)20-7955-6699
Postal: Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
Handle: RePEc:edi:stlseuk (more details at EDIRC)


This author is featured on the following reading lists, publication compilations or Wikipedia entries:
  1. Hungarian economists
  2. Magyar Közgazdaságtudományi Egyesület


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Working papers

  1. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2013. "Minimising misery: a new strategy for public policies instead of maximising happiness?," MPRA Paper 45435, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2012. "Happier and less isolated: internet use in old age," MPRA Paper 42546, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Matsaganis, Manos & Benedek, Dóra & Flevotomou, Maria & Lelkes, Orsolya & Mantovani, Daniela & Nienadowska, Sylwia, 2010. "Distributional implications of income tax evasion in Greece, Hungary and Italy," MPRA Paper 21465, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Paulus, Alari & Cok, Mitja & Figari, Francesco & Hegedus, Péter & Kump, Nataša & Lelkes, Orsolya & Levy, Horacio & Lietz, Christine & Lupsik, Silja & Mantovani, Daniela & Morawski, Leszek & Suth, 2009. "The effects of taxes and benefits on income distribution in the enlarged EU," EUROMOD Working Papers EM8/09, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research.
  5. Andrew E. Clark & Orsolya Lelkes, 2009. "Let us pray: religious interactions in life satisfaction," PSE Working Papers halshs-00566120, HAL.
  6. Paulus, Alari & Lelkes, Orsolya & Cok, Mitja & Kump, Nataša & Hegedus, Péter & Võrk, Andres & Szivós, Péter & Kralik, Silja, 2009. "Flat tax reform in Eastern Europe: a comparative analysis of alternative scenarios in Estonia, Hungary and Slovenia, using EUROMOD," EUROMOD Working Papers EM9/09, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research.
  7. Benedek, Dora & Lelkes, Orsolya, 2009. "The distributional implications of income underreporting in Hungary," MPRA Paper 17308, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  8. Sutherland, Holly & Figari, Francesco & Lelkes, Orsolya & Levy, Horacio & Lietz, Christine & Mantovani, Daniela & Paulus, Alari, 2008. "Improving the capacity and usability of EUROMOD: final report," EUROMOD Working Papers EM4/08, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research.
  9. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2008. "Happiness over the life cycle: exploring age-specific preferences," MPRA Paper 7302, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Lelkes, Orsolya & Benedek, Dora, 2007. "Assessment of income distribution and a hypothetical flat tax reform in Hungary," MPRA Paper 7304, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  11. Andrew Clark & Orsolya Lelkes, 2006. "Deliver us from Evil: Religion as insurance," Papers on Economics of Religion 06/03, Department of Economic Theory and Economic History of the University of Granada..
  12. Orsolya Lelkes, 2004. "Knowing what is good for you. Empirical analysis of personal preferences and the “objective good”," Others 0410010, EconWPA.
  13. Orsolya Lelkes, 2002. "Tasting Freedom: Happiness, religion and economic transition," CASE Papers case59, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, LSE.


  1. Orsolya Lelkes, 2013. "Minimising Misery: A New Strategy for Public Policies Instead of Maximising Happiness?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(1), pages 121-137, October.
  2. Dóra Benedek & Orsolya Lelkes, 2011. "The Distributional Implications of Income Under‐Reporting in Hungary," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 32(4), pages 539-560, December.
  3. D�ra Benedek & Orsolya Lelkes, 2008. "Assessment Of Income Distribution And A Hypothetical Flat Tax Reform In Hungary," Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Financial Management and Accounting Craiova, vol. 3(3(5)_Fall), pages 173-186.
  4. Orsolya Lelkes, 2007. "Research Note - Tax-Benefit Microsimulation Models In Eastern Europe," International Journal of Microsimulation, Interational Microsimulation Association, vol. 1(1), pages 54-56.
  5. Orsolya Lelkes, 2006. "Social Exclusion in Central-Eastern Europe Concept, measurement and policy interventions," Panoeconomicus, Savez ekonomista Vojvodine, Novi Sad, Serbia, vol. 53(2), pages 131-159, June.
  6. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2006. "Knowing what is good for you: Empirical analysis of personal preferences and the "objective good"," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 285-307, April.
  7. Orsolya Lelkes, 2006. "Bernard van Praag, Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell: Happiness quantified. A satisfaction calculus approach, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2004," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 4(3), pages 391-395, December.
  8. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2006. "Tasting freedom: Happiness, religion and economic transition," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 59(2), pages 173-194, February.

NEP Fields

12 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (3) 2008-03-01 2009-09-19 2010-04-04. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (2) 2008-03-01 2013-01-07
  3. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (2) 2004-11-07 2005-04-16
  4. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2008-03-01
  5. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2004-11-07
  6. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (2) 2010-04-04 2013-07-28
  7. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (3) 2008-03-01 2013-03-30 2013-07-28. Author is listed
  8. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2006-02-19
  9. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2006-02-19
  10. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2013-01-07
  11. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2008-03-01
  12. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (5) 2006-02-26 2008-03-01 2008-03-01 2013-03-30 2013-07-28. Author is listed
  13. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (3) 2008-03-01 2009-09-19 2010-04-04. Author is listed
  14. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2009-09-19
  15. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (4) 2006-02-19 2006-02-26 2008-03-01 2013-01-07. Author is listed
  16. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2009-09-19
  17. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2006-02-26


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