• Attila ChikánEmail author
  • Erzsébet Kovács
  • Zsolt Matyusz
  • Magdolna Sass
  • Péter Vakhal


This chapter is divided into two major parts. Section 3.1 is about country and data selection. We first present the selection of our data source, and then we introduce the time horizon and final set of countries to be analysed. The variables used in the analyses are shown, and we give details about the missing data. Section 3.2 gives a brief overview of the tools and methods we used throughout our research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Attila Chikán
    • 1
    Email author
  • Erzsébet Kovács
    • 2
  • Zsolt Matyusz
    • 3
  • Magdolna Sass
    • 4
  • Péter Vakhal
    • 5
  1. 1.Corvinus University of BudapestBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Corvinus University of BudapestBudapestHungary
  3. 3.Corvinus University of BudapestBudapestHungary
  4. 4.Centre for Economic and Regional StudiesHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary
  5. 5.Kopint-Tárki Institute for Economic Research Co.BudapestHungary

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