Peto and Reizer on the Inequality of Working Hours Between Women and Men in Hungary

Hungarian news portal piacesprofit reports: A campaign raising awareness about the fact that in Hungary women work two months more in a year than men was organized by women’s monthly ELLE. Data used in the campaign was also supported by Economics Blog Defacto's findings. PhD students at CEU’s Department of Economics Rita Peto and Balazs Reizer in their research showed that in Hungary among higher income earners women take home 26% less money than their male counterparts. For more, see

Defacto is a bi-weekly economics blog created and maintained by professors from CEU’s Department of Economics Gabor Kezdi, Peter Kondor, Miklos Koren, Botond Koszegi, and Adam Szeidl.

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