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Staff Biography

[Photo: Katalin SZEMEREDI] Dr Katalin SZEMEREDI
Research Officer - Growth
Email: K.Szemeredi@lse.ac.uk

Curriculum Vitae PDF 


Katalin is a Research Officer at the CEP and is a Fellow in the Management Department of LSE. She received her PhD in 2015 from University College London. During her PhD years she was working with the Centre as a Research Assistant. Her main research interest is in the area of applied microeconomics.

Current Areas of Research:

Her current areas of research include: Productivity, innovation and knowledge diffusion (with C. Fons-Rosen and V. Scrutinio); Workplace organization, peer effects and staff performance (with J. Blanes i Vidal and T. Kirchmeier); Organizational structure of business groups and multinationals.


  • PhD University College London
  • MSc (in Economics) London School of Economics
  • MSc (in Management) University Pompeu Fabra
  • BSc Rutgers University

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

  • Department of Management, LSE

CEP Publications

CEP Discussion Paper
Colocation and Knowledge Diffusion: Evidence from Million Dollar Plants Christian Fons-Rosen, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Katalin Szemeredi
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1447:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: O3; R11; R12

Tags: productivity; innovation; knowledge diffusion