Adam Szeidl

Central European University

Adam Szeidl is a Professor of Economics at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary. Prior to CEU, he was Associate Professor at UC Berkeley, and also held Visiting Assistant Professor positions at Harvard University and New York University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, and his M.A. in Economics from CEU.

His research interests include applied microeconomics, the economics of social networks, the economics of consumption, and international trade. 

Research Grant Projects

How important is to have a good supplier for the success of a firm? This project based in China will shed some light on the role that the supply side of the economy plays on firm performance.
This project directly addresses the research gap on the financial constraints of SMEs by evaluating the impact of a new loan product, designed specifically for SMEs, on firm growth in China.
Providing much-needed experimental evidence on the impacts of alleviating growth frictions to SMEs, this project evaluates the effects of programs designed to improve access to loans and to expand business networks. 
This project aims to quantify the cost of the business friction involved when matching with trusted partners.