The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.


Gergely Ujhelyi

Associate Professor of Economics



Gergely's research studies public policies and the behavior of government using a combination of theoretical and empirical methods. Topics of current interest include civil service rules, nonpayment for public utilities, and the inclusion of “none of the above” options on election ballots. He has worked on, and in, both developed and developing countries, and teaches courses on game theory and political economy.


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