Mgr. Martin Guzi, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, Department of Public Economics


Office: 316
Lipová 507/41a
602 00 Brno

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Curriculum vitae

ACADEMIC PROFILE
  • Martin Guzi is an Assistant Professor at Masaryk University in Brno and a Research Associate at Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI) in Bratislava. He has an educational background in mathematics and economics and research experience in the area of the labor economics with a focus on immigration and integration policy, income inequality, income adequacy (living wages), subjective well-being, and the careers of university graduates. He participated as a senior researcher in several EU-funded collaborative research projects. As a principal investigator, he led “Residential Mobility, Social Capital and Trust: Evidence from a Natural Experiment” and “After the curtain: empirical studies of migration in transition economies” projects funded by the Czech Science Foundation. At present, he participates in the WageIndicator project on Living Wages; BARWAGE: The importance of collective bargaining for wage setting in the European Union; JUSTMIG: Sustainable and socially just transnational sectoral labour markets for temporary migrants; National Institute for Research on the Socioeconomic Impact of Diseases and Systemic Risks (SYRI) projects.

    AFFILIATIONS
    National Institute SYRI, Senior researcher (since 2022)
    Slovak Economic Association (SEA) Fellow (since 2022)
    Global Labor Organization (GLO) Fellow (since 2017)
    Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Fellow (since 2016)

    ORGANIZER
    Young Economists' Meeting (since 2015)
    Masaryk University Economic Seminar series (since 2014)
CONTACTS
EDUCATION AND DEGREES AWARDED
  • 2013 Ph.D. in Economics (program chartered in the USA, Charles University, Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economic Institute (CERGE-EI), Prague, Czech Republic), thesis Access to Higher Education, Welfare Traps, and Welfare Migration
    2006 M.A. in Economics (CERGE-EI)
    2003 M.S. in Mathematics (Comenius University, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Bratislava, Slovakia), thesis Term Structure Modeling and Optimization of Bond Portfolio
ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT
  • since 2016 Assistant Professor, Department of Public Economics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, Brno
  • since 2019 Research Associate, CELSI, Bratislava

    PAST ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT
    2020-2022 Research Fellow, CERGE-EI, Prague
    2017–2020 Research Fellow, National Training Fund, Prague
    2016 Lecturer, Central European University, Budapest
    2014 Lecturer, Central European University, Budapest
    2013-2015 Postdoctoral Researcher, Masaryk University, Brno
    2009-2013 Research Associate, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn
    2008 Intern, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main
    2007-2008 Research Fellow, CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain
    2006-2009 Junior Researcher, Economic Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
TEACHING AND THESES SUPERVISION
  • 2022-now Academic writing (lectures and seminars, MSc + BSc program), Masaryk University
    2020-now Labor market policy (lectures and seminars, MSc program), Masaryk UniversityMasaryk University
    2013-now Applied Research in Public Policy Making (lectures, MSc program), Masaryk University
    2013-2021 Reforms in the Public Sector (lectures, BSc program),
    2015-2020 Labor market and socioeconomic inequalities (lectures, MSc), Masaryk University
    2016 Summer school in Econometrics (sole lecturer), Mendel University
    2015-2017 Labor Economics (lectures and seminars, BSc program), Masaryk University
    2014, 2016 Microeconomics for Public Policy (lectures, MA program), Central European University
    2014-2015 Public Finance (seminars, BSc program), Masaryk University

  • Theses supervision
    Current PhD students: Dev Sharma (expected 2026)
    Master theses: 16 supervised (12 received the highest grade; 4 awarded dean’s prize for best thesis)
    Bachelor Theses: 11 supervised
SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
  • Mentoring
    Eugenio Levi (MSCA Postdoc applicant, 2020-2021)
    Martin Lakomý (programme for early career researchers, the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 2018)
  • Referee for scientific and scholarly journals: Journal of Population Economics; European Journal of Political Economy; PLOS One; Journal of Demographic Economics; Journal of Common Market Studies; Journal of Happiness Studies; Socio-Economic Review; Review of World Economics; International Journal of Manpower; International Review of Economics; International Migration; IZA Journal of Labor Economics; International Handbook of the Economics of Migration; IZA Journal of European Labor Studies; Czech Journal of Economics and Finance; Czech National Bank WP; National bank of Slovakia Biatec journal.
  • Member of evaluation panel: Czech Science Foundation (member of Economics Panel 2017-2020); National Bank of Slovakia Foundation (2022-Now)
  • Evaluation of research fund applications: Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO); CERGE-EI Global Development Network; European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST); Charles University Grant Agency (GAUK), University of West Bohemia in Pilsen Internal Doctoral Educational Grant (IDEG) programme; Slovak Science Foundation (VEGA), National bank of Slovakia Foundation.
  • Member of judging committee: The Undergraduate Awards 2016, 2019, 2021, 2022; CERGE-EI New Economic Talent 2018, 2019.
  • Opponent in PhD defence: Matěj Bělín (CERGE-EI), 2023 Vahan Sargsyan (CERGE-EI), 2019
  • Consultancy : Fairtrade International (setting adequate income levels in developing countries), 2015-2017
  • Country Expert for the European Commission (DG EMPL):
    2023 “Exploring Drivers and Policy Approaches of Student Migration in the EU“
    2022 “Skills shortages and structural changes in the labour market during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the context of the digital and green transition“
    2021 “The digitalisation and automation of the Czech industry and their impact on the current and future labour market and education”
    2019 “Skills imbalances in the Czech Republic”
    2019 “Short-time work schemes in the Czech Republic”
    2019 “Third-country nationals with different forms of contract in the Czech labour market”
    2018 “Health and safety at work and labour inspectorate in Slovakia”
GRANT SUPPORT
  • Major research grants
    - 2022-2025 National Institute SYRI, Senior researcher
    - 2022 research grant from the Grant Agency of Masaryk University. Project “Empirical studies of labor market research”. Granted sum: 250,000 CZK.
    - 2021 research grant from the Grant Agency of Masaryk University. Project “Empirical studies of labor market research”. Granted sum: 268,000 CZK.
    - 2018-2021 research grant from the Czech Science Foundation. Project No. GA18-16111S "Residential Mobility, Social Capital and Trust: Evidence from a Natural Experiment". Granted sum: 3,4 mil CZK.
    - 2019-2020 research grant from the Grant Agency of Masaryk University. Project “Europe's migration experience and its effects on economic inequality". Granted sum: 137,500 CZK.
    - 2015-2017 research grant from the Czech Science Foundation. Project No. GA15-17810S "After the curtain: empirical studies of migration in transition economies". Granted sum: 3,5 mil CZK.
    - 2017 research grant from the Grant Agency of Masaryk University. Project “Barriers to workforce mobility in the EU”. Granted sum: 81,000 CZK.
    - 2017-2018 research grant from the International Visegrad Fund (with CASE Poland and Slovak Academy of Sciences). Project “ENCON - Enhancing CSOs Contribution to Evidence-Based Policy Making for Vulnerable Groups”. Granted sum: 10,140 EUR.
  • Other research grants
    - 2020-2023 participation in the research project "International migration: Drivers and Impacts" funded by the Czech Science Foundation.
    - 2019-2021 participation in the research project "Explaining the Support of New forms of Populism: the Czech Republic and Slovakia in a Comparative Perspective" funded by the Czech Science Foundation.
  • Teaching grants
    - 2016-2017 CERGE-EI Teaching Fellow
  • Visiting grants
    - 2019 visiting grant from InGRID2 at the University of Antwerp
    - 2009 Ronald Coase Institute Workshop Grant
    - 2007 Marie Curie Doctoral Fellowship (Université catholique de Louvain, 09/2007-06/2008)
PRIZES
  • 2021 Dean’s award for the best publication, first prize, Masaryk University (article)
    2019 Dean’s award for the best publication, first prize, Masaryk University (article)
    2017 Dean’s award for the best publication, third prize, Masaryk University (article)
    2016 Dean’s award for the best publication, second prize, Masaryk University (article)
    2014 Dean’s award for the best publication of a young scientist under 35, first prize, Masaryk University (article)
    Supervised several theses awarded the Dean's prize for best thesis
PUBLICATIONS (selected)
  • SAXONBERG, Steven, Tomáš SIROVÁTKA a Martin GUZI. Does Performance Matter? The Influence of Attitudes Towards Welfare State Performance on Voting for Rightwing and Leftwing Populist Parties. SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIETY. ENGLAND: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS. ISSN 1474-7464. 2024. info
  • KIROV, Vassil, Lucia KOVÁČOVÁ, Martin GUZI, Jan CZARZASTY, Dragos ADASCALITEI a Martin KAHANEC. Preserving Jobs in COVID-19 Times in CEE Countries: Social Partners’ Responses and Actions. In Beata Woźniak-Jęchorek, Kamilla Marchewka-Bartkowiak. Digital Labour Markets in Central and Eastern European Countries: COVID-19 and the Future of Work. 1st Edition. London: Routledge. s. 142-165. ISBN 978-1-032-35411-8. doi:10.4324/9781003326779-9. 2023. URL info
  • GUZI, Martin, Martin KAHANEC a Lucia MÝTNA KUREKOVÁ. The impact of immigration and integration policies on immigrant-native labour market hierarchies. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. ENGLAND: ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, roč. 49, č. 16, s. 4169-4187. ISSN 1369-183X. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2023.2207339. 2023. URL info
  • GUZI, Martin a Štěpán MIKULA. Reforms That Keep You at Home: The Effects of Economic Transition on Migration. Economics of Transition and Institutional Change. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, roč. 30, č. 2, s. 289-310. ISSN 2577-6975. doi:10.1111/ecot.12287. 2022. Published article info
  • GUZI, Martin a Michael LANDESMANN. Labour Markets: Structural Characteristics and the Impact of Two Crises. In László Mátyás. Emerging European Economies after the Pandemic Stuck in the Middle Income Trap? Cham: Springer. s. 155-199. Contributions to Economics. ISBN 978-3-030-93962-5. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-93963-2_4. 2022. URL info
  • KAHANEC, Martin a Martin GUZI. Welfare and Migration. In Zimmermann, K.F. Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics. Cham: Springer. s. 1-23. Living reference work. ISBN 978-3-319-57365-6. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-57365-6_95-1. 2022. Publisher link info
  • FABO, Brian, Martin GUZI a Barbora ŠOFRANKOVÁ. The living income for Slovak households. NBS Occasional Paper. Bratislava: National Bank of Slovakia, roč. 2022, č. 1, s. 1-13. ISSN 2585-9277. 2022. Download info
  • GUZI, Martin, Kahanec MARTIN a Mýtna Kureková LUCIA. The Impact of Immigration and Integration Policies On Immigrant-Native Labor Market Hierarchies. IZA Discussion papers. Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics, n/a, č. 15736. ISSN 2365-9793. 2022. Free Download info
  • DE PEDRAZA, Pablo, Martin GUZI a Kea TIJDENS. Life Satisfaction of Employees, Labour Market Tightness and Matching Efficiency. International Journal of Manpower. Emerald Group Publishing, roč. 42, č. 3, s. 341-355. ISSN 0143-7720. doi:10.1108/IJM-07-2019-0323. 2021. IZA Discussion Paper Published article info
  • GUZI, Martin, Martin KAHANEC a Magdalena ULCELUSE. Europe's migration experience and its effects on economic inequality. In Georg Fischer and Robert Strauss. Europe's Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality. Oxford: Oxford University Press. s. 486-515. ISBN 978-0-19-754570-6. doi:10.1093/oso/9780197545706.003.0014. 2021. Link info
  • GUZI, Martin, Lucie MACKOVÁ a Eva ČECH VALENTOVÁ. Governance of Migrant Integration in the Czech Republic: Monitoring report on progress towards the 2030 Agenda in relation to migration. Prague: Diaconia ECCB Center of Relief and Development. 43 s. ISBN 978-80-908138-0-9. 2021. Download report info
  • GUZI, Martin a Brian FABO. Geography of new employment dynamics in Slovakia. Luxembourg.: ESPON. 52 s. ISBN 978-2-919816-00-2. 2021. Download report info
  • NEKUDA, Jaroslav a Martin GUZI. Uplatnění absolventů Masarykovy univerzity 2017–2018 v praxi. Brno: Masarykova univerzita. 75 s. 2021. Download report info
  • GUZI, Martin. Cost of Living, Living Wages, and Minimum Wages in EU-27 countries. Bratislava: CELSI. 38 s. 2021. Download report info
  • GUZI, Martin, Martin KAHANEC a Lucia MÝTNA KUREKOVÁ. What explains immigrant-native gaps in European labor markets: The role of institutions. Migration Studies. OXFORD (ENGLAND): OXFORD UNIV PRESS, roč. 9, č. 4, s. 1823-1856. ISSN 2049-5838. doi:10.1093/migration/mnab044. 2021. URL info
  • GUZI, Martin a Štěpán MIKULA. Careful what you say: The effect of manipulative information on the 2013 Czech presidential run-off election. ECONOMICS LETTERS. LAUSANNE: Elsevier, roč. 209, December, s. 1-6. ISSN 0165-1765. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2021.110152. 2021. URL info
  • DE PEDRAZA, Pablo, Martin GUZI a Kea TIJDENS. Life Dissatisfaction and Anxiety in COVID-19 pandemic. GLO Discussion Papers. Essen: Global Labor Organization (GLO), č. 544, 2020. Published article info
  • GUZI, Martin. Wages of Czech graduates: The positive effects of work experience gained before graduation. Higher Education in Russia and Beyond. Moscow, roč. 24, č. 3, s. 24-25, 2020. Published article info
  • SIROVÁTKA, Tomáš, Martin GUZI a steven SAXONBERG. Satisfaction with Democracy and Perceived Performance of the Welfare State in Europe. Journal of European Social Policy. London: SAGE Publications, roč. 29, č. 2, s. 241-256. ISSN 0958-9287. doi:10.1177/0958928718757685. 2019. Published article info
  • GUZI, Martin, Štěpán MIKULA a Peter HUBER. Old Sins Cast Long Shadows: The Long-Term Impact of the Resettlement of the Sudetenland on Residential Migration. IZA Discussion papers. Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics, Neuveden, č. 12536, s. nestránkováno, 81 s. ISSN 2365-9793. 2019. Free Download info
  • GUZI, Martin, Martin KAHANEC a Lucia MÝTNA KUREKOVÁ. How Immigration Grease Is Affected by Economic, Institutional and Policy Contexts: Evidence from EU Labor Markets. Kyklos. Wiley, roč. 71, č. 2, s. 213-243. ISSN 0023-5962. doi:10.1111/kykl.12168. 2018. CELSI Discussion Paper Pre-print Download Article Download info
  • GUZI, Martin a Martin KAHANEC. Income Inequality and the Size of Government: A Causal Analysis. IZA Discussion papers. Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics, roč. 2018, č. 12015, s. 1-24. ISSN 2365-9793. 2018. Free Download info
  • KAHANEC, Martin a Martin GUZI. How immigrants helped EU labor markets to adjust during the Great Recession. International Journal of Manpower. Bradford: Emerald Group Publishing, roč. 38, č. 7, s. 996-1015. ISSN 0143-7720. doi:10.1108/IJM-08-2017-0205. 2017. Article Download Pre-print Download info
  • GUZI, Martin a Pablo DE PEDRAZA. A Web Survey Analysis of the Subjective Well-being. International Journal of Manpower. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, roč. 36, č. 1, s. 48 - 67. ISSN 0143-7720. doi:10.1108/IJM-12-2014-0237. 2015. Article Download Pre-print Download info
  • GUZI, Martin a Martin KAHANEC. Socioeconomic Cleavages between Workers from New Member States and Host-country Labour Forces in the EU during the Great Recession. In BERNACIAK Magdalena. Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe. 1. vyd. London and New York: Routledge. s. 97-121. Routledge Advances in European Politics. ISBN 978-1-138-78714-8. doi:10.4324/9781315766607. 2015. MPRA paper Official web info
  • GUZI, Martin. An empirical analysis of welfare dependence in the Czech Republic. Czech Journal of Economics and Finance. roč. 64, č. 5, s. 407-431. ISSN 0015-1920. 2014. URL info
  • GIULIETTI, Corrado, Martin GUZI, Martin KAHANEC a Klaus F ZIMMERMANN. Unemployment benefits and immigration: evidence from the EU. International Journal of Manpower. Bradford: Emerald Group Publishing, roč. 34, č. 1, s. 24-38. ISSN 0143-7720. doi:10.1108/01437721311319638. 2013. Article Download Pre-print Download info

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