Tibor Szendrei

Tibor is a Senior Economist in our Public Policy team

Research Interests

Applied Econometrics, Quantile Regression, Spatial Econometrics, High-Dimensional Econometrics


  • M.Sc. Economic Studies (Social Economics track), Maastricht University (2013-2014)
  • M.Sc. Economics (Econometrics track), University of Edinburgh through Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (2018-2019)
  • ESRC funded Ph.D. in Economics at Heriot-Watt University (2019-2024)


  • Economist at Central Bank of Hungary (2015-2018)
  • Research Assistant at Heriot-Watt University (2022-2024): Projects included Statistical Review of World Energy (BP, Energy Institute); Negative Externalities on Green Economic and Financial Growth;  Data-Driven Carbon and Energy Price Forecasting

Additional Information

Kohns, D., & Szendrei, T. (2024). Horseshoe prior Bayesian quantile regression. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C: Applied Statistics, 73(1), 193-220.

Szendrei, T., & Varga, K. (2023). Revisiting vulnerable growth in the Euro Area: Identifying the role of financial conditions in the distribution. Economics Letters, 223, 110990.

Bhattacharjee, A., Pabst, A., Szendrei, T. & Hewings, G. J. (Forthcoming). NiReMS: a regional model at household level combining spatial econometrics with dynamic microsimulation. Spatial Economic Analysis.