People

Petra Edina Reszkető

executive partner, researcher
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Areas of expertise

political economy, public policy analysis, government efficiency, business environment, freedom of information

Work experience
  • Co-founder and executive partner of the Budapest Institute for Policy Analysis (Since 2008 September)
  • Head of Strategy and Economic Research Unit, Ministry for National Development and Economy/ Ministry of Economy and Transport, Hungary (2006-2008)
  • Visiting Expert, International Leadership Program, State Department, US (July-August  2008)
  • Secondee, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, (September-October 2007)
  • Country representative at High Level Group,  Competitiveness Council, Brussels (2007-2008)
  • Country representative in Economic Policy Committee and its working groups (Country Review Working Group, Lisbon Method Working Group, 2006-2008)
  • Economic advisor in the Ministry of Telecommunication Hungary (2002-2004)and in the Ministry of Economy and Transport (2005-2006)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Kossuth Lajos University, Debrecen/Hungary (September  2004 – January 2005; September 2001 – January 2002)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Budapest University of Economic Sciences, Budapest/Hungary (2005-2006, 2001-2002)
  • Research consultant, Centre for Institutional Reform and The Informal Sector, University of Maryland, US (2000)
  • Visiting Fellow, USAID Department Exchange Program at the Department of Public Policy, New York University, US (1999)
Education
  • Central European University, MA/MPhil. in Political Economy
  • Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, UK, FCO Chevening Scholarship in Political Economy
  • Budapest University of Economics, BA and MSc in Economics, Public Economics and Public Policy as majors
  • Visiting student, Otto Friedrich Universitat Bamberg, Germany, TEMPUS Scholarship in Public Finance and Political Science
Publications
  • Handbook series for Policy-Makers, Ministry for National Development and Economy, Budapest: 2007-2008 (co-author, editor)
  • Case Studies on Regulatory Impact - Hungary in: ePSINet CEE Regulatory Impact Studies, Brussels: ePSINET/CEE-OSI, 2005, pp.1-40. (co-author)
  • The Changing Pattern of Scientific Degrees in Hungary after 1990: An Application of the Economic Theory of Signalling. Balázs Váradi (co-author), in: Zárva várt Nyugat, Kovács János Mátyás (ed.), Budapest: Sík, 2003, pp. 313-346. Váradi Balázs (co-author)
  • Quality, Satisfaction, and Trust in Government. In: New Challenges in Public Policy Domain, Public Policy Research Centre, Workshop Proceedings, Kaunas, 2003
  • Rules vs. Discretion - Design of the Hungarian Banking Supervisory Agency.Rajk László College for Advanced Studies Working Paper Series No. 4, University of Economics, Budapest, 1999.
  • Fiscal Decentralisation - Comparative Studies: EU and Hungary. Research Institute for World Economy Discussion Paper No. 27, Budapest, 1997.
Other, personal

Language skills: fluent in English, German and Italian.