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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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John Szabó´s presentation at 26th Annual Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe

John Szabó´s presentation at 26th Annual Conference on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe This year’s EuroMemo Group conference will take place from 8 - 25 September 2020 in an online format due to Covid-19. John Szabó research fellow at Institute of World Economics presents his study titled: ″Hydrogen as an impediment to socio-ecological transformation?″

A study by Zoltán Bakucs, Imre Fertő and Enikő Vígh in MDPI Agriculture

A study by Zoltán Bakucs, Imre Fertő and Enikő Vígh in MDPI Agriculture Volume 10, Issue 9 (September 2020)

Ilona Pálné Kovács: The Dream and Reality of Self-Government in Hungary: 1990–2020

Ilona Pálné Kovács: The Dream and Reality of Self-Government in Hungary: 1990–2020 Ilona Pálné Kovács, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and former director of the Centre for Regional Studies wrote a chapther with the title above in a new bilingual book published by The Hungarian National Association of Local Authorities.

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