Position: Assistant Professor at Masaryk University in Brno (since 2016)
Research fellow: CELSI, GLO and IZA.
Research interests: immigration and integration policy, income inequality and income adequacy (global living wage estimation), and subjective well-being.
Profiles: RePEc, SSRN, ResearchGate, Google scholar, LinkedIn and ORCID.
Organizer: MUES research seminar series and Young Economists' Meeting.

Office: Department of Public Economics, Lipova 41a, Brno 60200, Czech Republic
T:+420549496766, E: first.last (a)


- Presenting at EALE in September in Prague
Presenting at ESPAnet in September in Warsaw
- Living wage estimates: EU-27, Global Living Wages and methodology manual


  • Guzi M, Kahanec M, Mýtna Kureková L, 2023, The impact of immigration and integration policies on immigrant-native labour market hierarchies, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, (pdf | article)

  • Guzi M, Mikula S, 2022, Reforms That Keep You at Home: The Effects of Economic Transition on Migration. Economics of Transition and Institutional Change, 30(2), 289310 (pdf | article)
  • Guzi M, Mikula S, 2021, Careful what you say: The effect of manipulative information on the 2013 Czech presidential run-off election, Economics Letters, 190, 1–6 (pdf | article)

  • Guzi M, Kahanec M, Mýtna Kureková L, 2021, What Explains Immigrant-native Gaps in European Labor Markets: the Role of Institutions, Migration Studies, 9(4), 1823–1856 (pdf | article)

  • Guzi M, Huber P, Mikula S, 2021, The long-term impact of the resettlement of the Sudetenland on residential migration. Journal of Urban Economics, 126, 117 (pdf | article)
  • De Pedraza P, Guzi M, Tijdens K, 2021, Life Satisfaction of Employees, Labour Market Tightness and Matching Efficiency. International Journal of Manpower, 42(3), 341355 (pdf | article)
  • Sirovatka T, Guzi M, Saxonberg S, 2019, Satisfaction with Democracy and Perceived Performance of the Welfare State in Europe, Journal of European Social Policy, 29(2), 241256 (pdf | article).

  • Sirovatka T, Guzi M, Saxonberg S, 2019,  Support for market economy principles in European post-communist countries during 1999-2008, Czech Sociological Review, 55 (3), 319345 (pdf | article).

  • Guzi M, Kahanec M, Mýtna Kureková L. 2018, How Immigration Grease Is Affected by Economic, Institutional and Policy Contexts: Evidence from EU Labor Markets, Kyklos, 71(2), 213243 (pdf | article).
  • Kahanec M, Guzi M, 2017, How Immigrants Helped EU Labor Markets to Adjust during the Great Recession. International Journal of Manpower, 38(7), 996-1015 (pdf | article).
  • Akay A, Constant A, Giulietti C, Guzi M, 2017, Ethnic diversity and well-being. Journal of Population Economics. 30(1), 265–306 (pdf | article).

  • Guzi M, De Pedraza P, 2015, A web survey analysis of the subjective well-being. International Journal of Manpower. 36(1), 4867 (pdf | article).

  • Guzi M, 2014, An empirical analysis of welfare dependence in the Czech Republic. Czech Journal of Economics and Finance. 64(5), 407431 (pdf).

  • Giulietti C, Guzi M, Kahanec M, Zimmermann KF, 2013, Unemployment benefits and immigration: evidence from the EU. International Journal of Manpower, 34(1), 2438 (pdf | article)
  • Kirov V., Kováčová L., Guzi M., Czarzasty J., Adăscăliței D., Kahanec M., 2023, Preserving Jobs in COVID-19 Times in CEE Countries: Social Partners’ Responses and Actions, Beata Woźniak-Jechorek. Digital Labour Markets in Central and Eastern European Countries: COVID-19 and the Future of Work. 1st Edition. London: Routledge, 2023. p. 142-165. (pdf | article)
  • Guzi M, Landesmann M, 2022, Labour market developments before, during and after two crises, in Mátyás, L. (Ed.) Emerging European Economies after the Pandemic, Springer (pdf | article)
  • Kahanec M, Guzi M, 2022, Welfare and Migration, in Zimmermann, K.F. (Ed.) Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, pp. 123. Springer (pdf | article)
  • Guzi M, Kahanec M., Ulceluse M, 2021. 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, 488516 (pdf | article)

  • Guzi, M, Kahanec M. 2015. Socioeconomic Cleavages between Workers from New Member States and Host-country Labour Forces in the EU during the Great Recession. In: Bernaciak, M. (ed.) Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe. London: Routledge. (pdf | article).
  • Kahanec, M, Guzi M, Martiskova M, Siebertova Z. 2014. Slovakia and the Czech Republic: Inequalities and Convergences after the Velvet Divorce. In Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries Thirty Countries' Experiences, Oxford: Oxford University Press. (pdf | article)
  • Guzi M, Holubová B, Kahancová M, Kahanec M, Martišková M, Radvanský M, Bors P, 2021, Tackling undeclared work in the personal and household services sector, Bratislava: European Labour Authority (pdf)
  • Guzi M, 2021, Cost of Living, Living Wages, and Minimum Wages in EU-27 countries, Bruxelles: The Left in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL (pdf)
  • Guzi M, Macková L, Valentová EC, 2021, 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 (pdf)
  • Guzi M, Fabo F, 2021, Geography of new employment dynamics in Slovakia, Luxembourg: ESPON (pdf)
  • Guzi M, 2020, Wages of Czech graduates: The positive effects of work experience gained before graduation. Higher Education in Russia and Beyond, 24(3), 2425 (pdf)
  • De Pedraza P, Guzi M, Tijdens K, 2020, Life Dissatisfaction and Anxiety in COVID-19 pandemic. GLO Discussion Paper No 544. Essen: Global Labor Organization (pdf).
  • Guzi M, Kahanec M, 2018, Income Inequality and the Size of Government: A Causal Analysis, IZA Discussion Paper 12015 (pdf)
  • Guzi M, 2014, Estimating a Living Wage Globally. Young Public Policy Makers Case Studies, Living out of stereotypes, Bratislava: NISPAcee Press, 5968 (pdf)
  • Franta M, Guzi M. 2008. Unequal access to higher education in the Czech Republic: The role of spatial distribution of universities. CERGE-EI WP 350 (pdf | IZA DP 6285).
  • Aslanidi O, Guzi M, Lízal M. 2009. Economic impact study of currency appreciation on Czech economy. CERGE-EI DP 200 (pdf)
  • Franta M, Guzi M, Havlíčková V. 2007. A system for forecasting skilled labor needs in the Czech Republic: putting research results into practice. CEDEFOP conference proceedings.
  • IZA Report No. 74 (2017): People to Jobs, Jobs to People: Global Mobility and Labor Migration (pdf).
  • IZA Report No. 43 (2012): Study on Active Inclusion of Migrants (pdf).
  • IZA Report No. 40 (2012): The Integration of Migrants and its Effects on the Labour Market (pdf).
  • 2015. The Impact of Demand and Supply Structural Factors on Native-Migrant Labour Market Gaps, Milan: ISMU Foundation (pdf).
  • 2015. The impact of migration and integration policies on the native-migrant labour market gaps, Milan: ISMU Foundation ( pdf).
  • 2015. Does immigration grease the wheels of European labour markets?, Milan: ISMU Foundation ( pdf).
  • Kahanec M, Guzi M, Martiskova M, Palenik M, Pertold F, Siebertova Z. 2013. GINI Country Report: The Czech Republic and Slovakia, CELSI Report No.7 (pdf)
  • Franta M, Guzi M, Konecny T. 2007. A study of conditions for the implementation of income-contingent student loans in the Czech Republic (In Czech: Studie podmínek pro zavedení odložených, příjmově podmíněných splátek studentských půjček v České republice). Prague: Czech Ministry of Education
  • Franta M, Guzi M, Kacmar J, Münich D, Pertold F, Jurajda S. Extensions of the current ROA-CERGE-EI model implementation (in Czech). Prague: CERGE-EI. 2005 (pdf); 2006 (pdf); 2007 (pdf); 2008 (pdf)
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