I am an Assistant Professor at Masaryk University in Brno, research fellow at
CELSI, GLO and IZA. In my empirical research I focus on work migration, income adequacy, work careers of university graduates, social welfare programs, and subjective well-being.
My publication record at RePEc, SSRN and Google scholar. My ORCID.
I organize 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)


- Exciting about YEM conferece
- I will present at EALE in Upsalla and at EEA-ESEM in Manchester
- New paper on inequality and redistribution is out
- Check Global Living Wages and methodology manual.


  • 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) (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, forthcoming (pdf).

  • 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), 213-243, doi: 10.1111/kykl.12168  (pdf | article).
  • Guzi M, Kahanec M, 2017. How Immigrants Helped EU Labor Markets to Adjust during the Great Recession. International Journal of Manpower, 38(7), 996-1015, doi:10.1108/IJM-08-2017-0205 (pdf | article).
  • Akay A, Constant A, Giulietti C, Guzi M. 2017. Ethnic diversity and well-being. Journal of Population Economics. 30(1), 265–306, doi:10.1007/s00148-016-0618-8 (pdf | article).

  • Guzi M, De Pedraza P. 2015 A web survey analysis of the subjective well-being. International Journal of Manpower. 36(1), 48-67, doi: 10.1108/IJM-12-2014-0237 (pdf | article).

  • Guzi M. 2014. An empirical analysis of welfare dependence in the Czech Republic. Czech Journal of Economics and Finance. 64(5), 407-431. (article).

  • Giulietti C, Guzi M, Kahanec M, Zimmermann KF. 2013. Unemployment benefits and immigration: evidence from the EU. International Journal of Manpower. 34(1), 24-38.(pdf | article)
  • Guzi M, Kahanec M, 2018 Income Inequality and the Size of Government: A Causal Analysis, IZA Discussion Paper 12015 (pdf)
  • Guzi M, Mikula S, 2018 Reforms that Keep You At Home: The Effects of Economic Transition on Migration, IZA Discussion Paper 11369 (pdf)
  • Guzi M, Kahanec M, Mýtna Kureková L. 2015  How Immigration Grease Is Affected by Economic, Institutional and Policy Contexts: Evidence from EU Labor Markets. IZA Discussion Paper 9108 (pdf)
  • Guzi M, Kahanec M, Mýtna Kureková L. 2015 What Explains Immigrant-Native Gaps in European Labor Markets: The Role of Institutions. IZA Discussion Paper 8847 (pdf)
  • Guzi, M. 2014. Estimating a Living Wage Globally. Young Public Policy Makers Case Studies " Living out of stereotypes", Bratislava: NISPAcee Press, p. 59-68.(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.
  • 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. (link).
  • 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. (link)
  • 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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Last update: December 2018