ZOLTAN WOLF
     Economist @ Center for Economic Studies
     US Census Bureau

 
Research interests
 
Macroeconomics: aggregate productivity, firm-level productivity, firm dynamics, input market frictions, factor adjustment
Econometrics: microeconometrics, Bayesian econometrics, time-series and state-space models
 
 
Current Position
 
2013 - present     Economist at US Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies
 
 
Previous Positions
 
2011-2012      Economist, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
2002-2006      Senior economist, Economics Department, National Bank of Hungary
1999-2002      Economist, Monetary Policy Department, National Bank of Hungary

 
 
Education
 
2008-2011    Ph. D. in Economics, advisor: Eric J. Bartelsman, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006-2008    M.Phil. in Econometrics and Macroeconomics, Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1993-1999    MSc. in Economics, Finance major, Budapest University of Economic Sciences, Hungary           
 
 
Presentations
 
2017       CRIW: Measuring and Accounting for Innovation in the 21st Century
2016       SEA Meetings (Washington, DC)
2016       ECB-CompNet Meeting, (Prague)
2016       AEA/ASSA Meetings (San Francisco, CA)
2015       National Bureau of Economic Research Summer Institute, CRIW Workshop (Boston, MA)
2015       Research Data Center Annual Research Conference, US Census Bureau (Stanford, CA)
2014       Research Data Center Annual Research Conference, US Census Bureau (Washington, DC)
2013       Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
2012       Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data, Research Data Center of the German Federal Employment Agency
2011       National Bureau of Economic Research Summer Institute, CRIW Workshop
2010       Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data, Imperial College Business School
2009       Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data, Hitotsubashi Unversity
2008       Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data, Central European University
2006       Fifth Macroeconomic Policy Research Workshop on Micro Behavior and Monetary Policy, Natl. Bank of Hungary
2005       Micro Data for Monetary Policy, Banque de France and Université de Paris I
2004       Third Macroeconomic Policy Research Workshop on Monetary Transmission, Bank of England and Natl. Bank of                      Hungary
 

Referee/Reviewer
 
European Economic Review, International Journal of Manpower, Labour Economics
 
 
Teaching experience
 
2008-2010   Intermediate Macroeconomics, VU University Amsterdam, Teaching Assistant for Eric J. Bartelsman
                             Advanced Macroeconomics, VU University Amsterdam, Teaching Assistant for Eric J. Bartelsman
2009-2010   Intermediate Macroeconomics, VU University Amsterdam, Teaching Assistant for Pieter A. Gautier
2010                 Introduction to Economics, VU University Amsterdam
2003                 Introduction to Econometrics, Budapest University of Economic Sciences
 
 
Professional meetings
 
2004          Monetary Policy Issues in the Context of EMU, Joint Vienna Institute
2003          Exchange Rates and Capital Flows, CCBS Bank of England
2002          US Monetary Policy Implementation, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
2001          Advanced Monetary Operations, CCBS Bank of England
2000          Research Workshop for CEFTA countries, CCBS-Bank of England