Róbert Iván Gál
Public preferences towards institutional reforms in the welfare system
In these loosely related research programs we examined two sets of problems. First, we have analysed the social composition of members of the mandatory private pension funds since they have been established by the 1997 pension reform. Second, we conducted surveys regarding various health care reform scenarios and the way the informal system of the so called gratitude money functions.
Selected publications and working papers (available only in Hungarian):
Bognár, G., Gál, R.I. and Kornai, J. (1999): Gratitude money in the Hungarian health care system. TÁRKI Társadalompolitikai Tanulmányok 17.
also available as
Bognár, G., Gál, R.I. and Kornai, J. (2000): Gratitude money in the Hungarian health care system. Közgazdasági Szemle, 47, 293-320.
Janky, B. (1999): Members of the mandatory private pension funds. TÁRKI Társadalompolitikai Tanulmányok 18.
Janky, B. (2000): Health care reform scenarios and public opinion. Budapest: TÁRKI, manuscript.