Greetings from the General Director,

Imre Fertő
General Director

Welcome to the homepage of the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies.

The basic activity of the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, consisting of the Institute of Economics, the Regional Research Institute and the Institute of World Economics, is the scientific analysis of the Hungarian economy, the international economic and political environment, and of economics in general. The Centre undertakes theoretical and empirical studies in the fields of national and world economics, in regional processes and in other interdisciplinary areas of the Social Sciences. The Centre publishes and promotes new research results, develops the scientific tools needed for research and also the databases appropriate and necessary for economic and regional research projects. It formulates conclusions and recommendations for policy matters, develops and participates in Master and PhD university training programmes and in the development of the curricula relevant to the areas of science in which the Centre operates.

By unifying excellence in research, authenticity in science, and a commitment to society, the institute network is set to produce values for both national and international success in Hungarian and universal science. Building on our national research traditions, being part of the only full-time research institute network in Hungary, our primary aim is to play a fundamental role in promoting the common weal and in building the foundation for our future through valuable scientific achievements based on highly promising discovery research.

The Centre was established on January 1st 2012 with the merger of three academic institutes. The Institute of Economics, the Institute for World Economy and the Institute of Regional Studies remain independent in their scientific activities. They continue to fulfil their public tasks as defined in the Deed of Foundation at the highest scientific level.

The Deed of Foundation of Centre for Economic and Regional Studies can be read here (in Hungarian and English).

 

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Featured news

IE Seminar – Marc Kaufmann (CEU)

IE Seminar – Marc Kaufmann (CEU) Weekly seminar series at the Human Research House (1097 Budapest Tóth Kálmán u. 4. ). The lectures start at 2 pm.

7th Central European Conference in Regional Science

7th Central European Conference in Regional Science The conference is organised every two years in one of the Central European countries for both academics and practitioners, focusing on urban and regional science in the context of the Central European Space. At 2019, the Hungarian Regional Science Association in cooperation with the University of Sopron, Slovak and German speaking Section of ERSA as well as University of Economics in Bratislava and Technical University of Kosice holds the 7th Central European Conference in Regional Science with the focus on Flows of resources in the regional economy in the age of digitalisation at the University of Sopron Alexandre Lamfalussy Faculty of Economics.

Main research projects

Main research projects Main international projects running in the three Research Institutes of CERS

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