Greetings from the General Director,

Imre Fertő
General Director

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

The Centre for Economic and Regional Studies consists of three institutes, the Institute of Economics, the Institute for Regional Studies and the Institute of World Economics. The core activity of the centre is scientific research on the Hungarian economy and economy in general, international economic relations, trends, political environment and regional studies. The Centre undertakes theoretical and empirical analysis in the fields of national and world economics, investigates regional processes and other interdisciplinary areas of Social Sciences. The centre publishes and promotes new research results, improves scientific tools and methods, builds and maintains databases essential for quantitative research. It develops ideas and recommendations in key policy matters, participates in upholding the quality of Master and PhD university programmes by developing the curricula on the scientific areas of its operation.

By unifying excellence in research, authenticity in science, and a commitment to society, the centre's network is set to produce values for both national and international success for Hungarian and universal scientific advancement. Building on our national research traditions, being part of the only full-time public research network in Hungary, our primary aim is to play a fundamental role in promoting the common wealth and in building the foundation of 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 of World Economics and the Institute for Regional Studies remain independent in their scientific activities. They continue to fulfil their public tasks at the highest scientific level as defined in the Deed of Foundation.

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

 

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Seeking the Best Master - State Ownership in the Varieties of Capitalism - new book from the Institute of World Economics published by CEU Press

Seeking the Best Master - State Ownership in the Varieties of Capitalism - new book from the Institute of World Economics published by CEU Press Editor: Miklós Szanyi

5th The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism (SVOC)

5th The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism (SVOC) The SVOC2019 conference is organized by the Institute of World Economics of the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Center for European Neighborhood Studies, Central European University.

Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence

Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence The Centre for Economic and Regional Studies has complied with the requirements of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences which follow international standards, and it has been authorised to use the label Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence. The Certificate of Excellence was given on the award ceremony on 6th of November 2019.

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