Centre for Economic and Regional Studies HAS
Institute of World Economics
Listed as one of the "Top International Economic Think Tanks"
(2016 Global Go To Think Tank Report, University of Pennsylvania)
András Inotai

András Inotai

Personal details

Position: research professor
Place of birth: Szombathely
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Fields of research

major economic challenges in the era of globalisation (growth and job-creation, demography, migration, supply security)

the shifting balance of global economic power, with special reference to China

global financial, economic and social crisis and its medium term consequences

the post-crisis European integration: deepening, enlarging and global role

economic transformation in Central and Eastern Europe: retrospection after twenty years in regional comparison

Education and degrees

1962-67   Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest;MS in German and Spanish language and literature

1975-77   Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Ph.D. in international economy (Andean integration)

1989-91   Hungarian academy of Sciences; Doctor in Economics (international direct capital flows)

Work experience

From January 2012   research professor of the Institute of World Economics, Research Center for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1991-2011   general director of the Institute for World Economics, Budapest

1996-98   Head of the Strategic Task Force on Integration into the European Union

1989-91   The World Bank, Trade Policy Division

1987-89   first deputy director, Institute for World Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

1981-89   head of department in the same institute

1979-80   senior research fellow in the Institute for World Economics, Budapest

1972-73   visiting professor, San Marcos University, Lima, Peru

1971.   visiting research fellow, Kiel, Institute for World Economy

1967-79   research fellow in the Institute for World Economics, Budapest

Language skills

English (fluent)

German (fluent)

Spanish (fluent)

Selected publications

 MTMT link: Link to MTMT website

European integration at a crossroads. International Issues and Slovak Foreign Policy Affairs, vol. XX. No. 4/2011, pp. 53-65.

Anmerkungen zur ungarischen EU-Ratspraesidentschaft. Südosteuropa, 58. Jahrgang, Heft 4. 2010. pp. 620-632.

The Impacts of Enlargement on the Central and Eastern Countries (2009): SNU-KIEP EU Centre Research Series 09-02, Seoul, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP),  73 pp.

Relaciones de Cuba con la Unión Europea: evolución, problemas y perspectivas / Andras Inotai, 247-278.p. In: Cuba, 2009 : Reflexiones en torno a los 50 anos de la revolución de Castro, ( 2009), ed. by Andrzej Dembicz. Warszawa : Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos : Universidad de Varsovia,  362 pp.

A változó Kína (China in Change, edited with Ottó Juhász) (2009) Budapest, Akadémiai Kiadó, 331 pp.

The European Union and Southeastern Europe. Troubled Waters Ahead? (2007) Bruxelles, P.I.E. Peter Lang , („College of Europe Studies”, No. 7.). 414 pp.

On the Way. Hungary and the European Union(1998), Budapest, Belvárosi K.-IBS,  230 pp.