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Michal Páleník

Mgr. Ing. Michal Páleník, PhD.


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His main duties in IZ Bratislava are project management, econometric forecasting and development of software solutions.

He is teaching at the Faculty of Management Comenius University Bratislava.


  • Mgr. (M.S. equivalent) in Mathematical statistics and theory of probability and economics mathematics, 2004 Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics (FMFI) Comenius University (FMFI UK), Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Ing. (M.A. equivalent) in Operational research and econometrics, Faculty of economic informatics Economic University in Bratislava (FHI EU), Slovakia
  • PhD. in Forecasting, Institute of Forecasting of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and Faculty of National Economy of the Economic University in Bratislava

Projects and activities:


  • The impact of aging on the health care sector in Slovakia – forecast of demand and supply until 2030 .pdf
  • and other in Slovak
  • Viliam Páleník, Vladimír Kvetan, Jaroslav Vokoun, Katarína Krivanská, Michal Páleník: Prognóza vývoja ekonomiky Slovenska na rok 2002 a výhľad do roku 2005 (Forecast of development of Slovak economy untill 2002 with outlook to 2005, in slovak), Faculty of mathematics, physics and informatics, Comenius University Bratislava, October 2001.
  • Viliam Páleník, Vladimír Kvetan, Katarína Krivánska, Michal Páleník: Prognóza vývoja ekonomiky Slovenska na rok 2002 a výhľad do roku 2005, (Forecast of development of Slovak economy untill 2002 with outlook to 2005, in slovak), BIATEC – National bank of Slovakia, 1/2002
  • Jana Gašparíková, Edita Nemcová, Michal Páleník: The Impact of Manufacturing Branches on Regional Differentiation of Employment in Slovak Republic, Journal of Economics, 54/2006
  • Bruno S. Sergi, William T. Bagatelas, Jana Kubicová, et al: Business Opportunities in Slovakia and Central Europe, Iura Edition, 2005
  • Iveta Pauhofová, Michal Páleník: Income Situation and Consumer Habits Formation in Slovak Republic, Journal of Economics, 53/2005
  • Michal Páleník: OpenStreetMap – the free wiki map of the world, Open software in education, science and IT solutions, 2009, link
  • col: Labour Market Economics and its implications for Slovak Republic, Bratislava 2009
  • Michal Páleník: Export tool as software to manage active labour market policies and to help advisors, international conference Bratislava, October 2008
  • Michal Páleník: Active labour market policies in Slovakia, conference Bratislava October 2006
  • Michal Páleník: Individual action plan as an active labour market policy, Bratislava, March 2008
  • Michal Páleník: Expert system, goals and methods; conference Bratislava June 2007
  • 48 aritcles in magazine Investor on macroeconomic situation, bank and insurance sector.
  • several articles in other magazines ( Hospodárske noviny, openiazoch.sk, banky.sk, poisťovne.sk )
  • PhD thesis .pdf, autoreferat .pdf .odt .doc


Current statistics

December 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178143, of which 73275 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.8 % (13.0 %), Revúca 20.1 % (12.3 %), Kežmarok 18.0 % (8.9 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Bratislava I 3.0 %, Nitra 3.1 %