Attila Lindner

Attila Lindner

Professor of Economics

University College London



NEW Firm Heterogeneity and Payroll Taxes with Anikó Biró, Réka Branyicki, Lili Márk, Daniel Prinz

Coverage: World Bank Blog

Labor Supply and the Pension Contribution-Benefit Link with Erich French, Cormac O'Dea, Tom Zawisza

Revise and Resubmit at the Review of Economic Studies

Firm-level Technological Change and Skill Demand with Balázs Muraközy, Balázs Reizer, and Ragnhild Schreiner

Revise and Resubmit at the American Economic Review

Skill Depreciation during Unemployment: Evidence from Panel Data with Jonathan Cohen and Andrew C. Johnston

Conditionally Accepted at the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

The Employment and Distributional Impacts of Nationwide MinimumWage Changes with Giulia Giupponi, Robert Joyce, TomWaters, Thomas Wernham, Xiaowei Xu

Accepted at the Journal of Labor Economics,

Coverage: The Conversation

Published Papers

Seeing Beyond the Trees: Using Machine Learning to Estimate the Impact of Minimum Wages on Labor Market Outcomes, with Doruk Cengiz, Arindrajit Dube, Attila Lindner, David Zentler-Munro

Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 40 No. S1 April 2022

Reallocation Effects of the Minimum Wage, with Christian Dustmann, Uta Schönberg, Matthias Umkehrer, and Philipp vom Berge, Online Appendix

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 137, Issue 1, February 2022

Coverage: The Financial Times, G7 (Hungarian)

City Limits: What do Local-Area Minimum Wages Do? with Arindrajit Dube, 

Journal of Economic Perspectives, 35 (1): 27-50, Winter 2021

Frontloading the Unemployment Benefit: An Empirical Assessment, with Balázs Reizer

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 12 No. 3 July 2020.


Who Pays for the Minimum Wage? with Péter Harasztosi

American Economic Review, Vol. 109, Issue 8, August 2019. (Lead Article)

Coverage: The Financial Times, Defacto 1, 2 (Hungarian), Quartz

The Effect of Minimum Wages on Low Wage Jobs, with Doruk Cengiz, Arindrajit Dube, and Ben Zipperer

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 134, Issue 3, August 2019. Online Appendix

Coverage: The New York Times (Upshot), Bloomberg, BBC, Wonkblog, Vox

Research Brief

 Reference-Dependent Job Search: Evidence From Hungary, with Stefano DellaVigna, Balázs Reizer, and Johannes Schmieder

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 132, Issue 4, November 2017. Online Appendix

Coverage: Brooking Institution

Book Chapters

Political conflict, social inequality and electoral cleavages in Central-Eastern Europe,1990-2018. with Filip Novokmet, Thomas Piketty, Tomasz Zawisza

Coverage: G7 (podcast in Hungarian)


What do we know about Minimum Wages? - Presentation at IFS-CEP research workshop on "Welfare and the low wage labour market", Virtual Talk, 2020

Minimum Wage Policies in Europe - Presentation at "Social Pillar in the European Union: Theory and Practice" Conference, Brussels, 2017 

Minimálbér: új generációs kutatások egy régi kérdésről (in Hungarian), Rajk Connect, 2021, Video version, G7

Interview: What does the Minimum Wage do? (in Hungarian), Budapest, 2020

Writing in Hungarians

Oksági kérdések vizsgálata megfigyeléses adatokon : A 2021. évi közgazdasági Nobel-díjasok munkássága. with Zoltán Hermann and Hedvig Horváth (English version, Chinese version)

Hitelintézeti szemle. 21. 141-163.