3rd EdEN workshop


October 18th, 2017


Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Research Building of Human Sciences (MTA Humán Tudományok Kutatóháza)

Budapest, Tóth Kálmán u. 4, 1097. Hungary (see map).


October 18


14:00-14:15 – Registration and welcome


14:15-14:30 – Opening statements/welcome (Dr. Daniel Horn, CERS HAS)

14:30-16:30 – Presentation of papers (60 min. each w/ comments included)

  • Joris Ghysels, Zoltán Hermann, Iryna Rud and Melline Somers

            The effect of increased general education in vocational schools – Evidence from a           Hungarian vocational school reform

Comments by: Kristof de Witte

  • Fritz Schiltz, Deni Mazrekaj, Daniel Horn and Kristof De Witte:

            Comrades left behind. The Effect of high-achieving peers on student achievement.           Evidence from Hungary

Comments by: Tommaso Aggasisti


16:30-17:00 – coffee break


17:00-18:00 – Presentation of other draft papers (20 mins each)

  • Koen Declerq and Júlia Varga: Gender and Higher education admission
  • Tamas Hajdu, Daniel Horn, Zoltan Hermann, Mara Soncin and Tommaso Aggasisti: The effectiveness and efficiency of church schools
  • Veronica Milagros and Tommaso Agasisti: Study on School value added – Italian case
  • Overview of other paper proposals – where we stand and where we go

18:00-19:00 – Coordinating committee meeting! (free time for all, but the coordinators)


19:30-22:00 – Workshop dinner at Budapest Markery (www.budapestmakery.hu)

Address: 1072 Budapest Dob utca 38. (how to get there)

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