Centre for Economic and Regional Studies HAS
Institute of World Economics
Listed as one of the "Top International Economic Think Tanks"
(2017 Global Go To Think Tank Report, University of Pennsylvania)
Judit Kiss

Judit Kiss

Personal details

Position: research professor, senior advisor
Place of birth: Budapest
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Fields of research

world agriculture (Eastern Europe, CAP, Hungary)

world trade, WTO

development studies, developing countries, Africa

international development co-operation, aid

food situation, food security

Education and degrees

1969-1973: Karl Marx University of Economics (Budapest), international relations

1986 – PhD

1998 – honorary associate professor at the Debrecen Agricultural University

1998-2002: Széchenyi scholarship for professors

2004 – DSc at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

2007 – full professor

2008 – honorary professor at the Debrecen Agricultural University

Work experience

1974-   Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1985-89: University of Dar es Salaam Egyetem, professor

2002-   International Business School, programme director

2005-   Kaposvár University, full professor

Language skills

English - fluent

Russian - advanced

French - intermediate

Spamish - basic

Swahili - basic

Selected publications

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Has world trade recovered from the financial and economic crisis? in.: Lost Illusions. On the long lasting crisis of the world economy (in Hungarian) (eds. Farkas Péter – Meisel Sándor – Weiner Csaba), MTA KRTK VKI, 2012, Budapest, pp. 90-117.

Some impacts of the EU accession on the new member states’ agriculture, Eastern Journal of European Studies, 2011, vol. 2. No. 2. pp. 49-60.

Hungarian International Development Co-operation Policy in the Years of Crisis, HAND, Budapest, 2011, 22 pp

Multinational corporations and the agriculture in.: The changing world economy (in Hungarian) (eds. Magas István – Kutasi Gábor), Budapest Corvinus University, 2010, pp. 151-162.

Food security in China (in Hungarian), in.: China and the crisis – I. China in the first phase of the global crisisszakaszában (eds.. Inotai András és Juhász Ottó), Budapest, MTA Világgazdasági Kutató Intézet, 2010, pp. 19-45.

What kind of development coo-operation policy should be followed by Hungary, (in Hungarian) ed. by Judit Kiss, MTA VKI, 2008, 426 pp.

How to increase food security in North Korea = Gazdálkodás. 22. számú különkiadása, English special edition, 2008. 52. évfolyam, pp. 125-129.

The world economic positioning of the Hungarian agriculture(in Hungarian), Budapest, Akadémiai Kiadó, 2002, 406 pp.

Problems of Agricultural Trade in CEFTA in the context of EU Accession: the Hungarian case = in.: Subregional Dimensions of European Union Enlargement edited by Martin Dangerfield and Vladislav Goryunov, University of Wolverhampton, Russian and East European Research Centre, May 2001, pp. 42-58.

Hungary’s perspectives on agricultural trade in CEFTA, in: Josling, Tim - Tangermann, Stefan - Twesten, Henning: CEFTA, BFTA and Rural Policy in the CEEC, 1998, Study undertaken for the EU Accession Rural Sector Initiative of the World Bank, pp. 84-144.