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Orsolya Lelkes

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First Name:Orsolya
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Last Name:Lelkes
RePEc Short-ID:ple169
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Berggasse 17, A-1090 Wien, Austria


(90%) European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research

Wien, Austria

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RePEc:edi:eurocat (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
London School of Economics (LSE)

London, United Kingdom

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Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
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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 & Sutherla, 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. Benedek, Dora & Lelkes, Orsolya, 2009. "The distributional implications of income underreporting in Hungary," MPRA Paper 17308, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. 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.
  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, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  13. Orsolya Lelkes, 2002. "Tasting Freedom: Happiness, religion and economic transition," CASE Papers case59, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, LSE.


  1. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2014. "Boldog-boldogtalan - a közpolitika szerepe
    [Happiness and unhappiness. The role of public policies]
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(12), pages 1381-1396.
  2. Orsolya Lelkes, 2013. "Minimising Misery: A New Strategy for Public Policies Instead of Maximising Happiness?," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 114(1), pages 121-137, October.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Orsolya Lelkes, 2007. "Research Note - Tax-Benefit Microsimulation Models In Eastern Europe," International Journal of Microsimulation, International Microsimulation Association, vol. 1(1), pages 54-56.
  6. 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.
  7. Lelkes, Orsolya & Benedek, Dóra, 2006. "A magyarországi jövedelem-újraelosztás és egy egykulcsos adóreform vizsgálata mikroszimulációs modellel
    [An examination of income redistribution in Hungary and single-rate tax reform, using a micro
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(7), pages 604-623.
  8. 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.
  9. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2006. "Tasting freedom: Happiness, religion and economic transition," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 59(2), pages 173-194, February.
  10. Scharle, Ágota & Szabó, Miklós & Lelkes, Orsolya & Benedek, Dóra, 2006. "A magyar államháztartási bevételek és kiadások szerkezete 1991-2004 között
    [The structure of Hungarian public revenue and expenditure, 1991-2004]
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(2), pages 119-143.
  11. Orsolya Lelkes, 2006. "Bernard van Praag, Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell: Happiness quantified. A satisfaction calculus approach, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2004," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 4(3), pages 391-395, December.
  12. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2003. "A pénz boldogít? A jövedelem és hasznosság kapcsolatának empirikus elemzése
    [Can money buy happiness? An empirical analysis of the relation between income and utility]
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(5), pages 383-405.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 11 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (5) 2006-02-26 2008-03-01 2008-03-01 2013-03-30 2013-07-28. Author is listed
  2. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (4) 2006-02-19 2006-02-26 2008-03-01 2013-01-07
  3. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (3) 2008-03-01 2009-09-19 2010-04-04
  4. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (3) 2008-03-01 2013-03-30 2013-07-28
  5. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (3) 2008-03-01 2009-09-19 2010-04-04
  6. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (2) 2008-03-01 2013-01-07
  7. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (2) 2004-11-07 2005-04-16
  8. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (2) 2010-04-04 2013-07-28
  9. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2008-03-01
  10. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2004-11-07
  11. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2006-02-19
  12. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2006-02-19
  13. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2013-01-07
  14. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2008-03-01
  15. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2009-09-19
  16. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2006-02-26


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