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)
Judit Ricz

Judit Ricz

Personal details

Place of birth: Debrecen
Phone: +36308712306
E-mail:

Fields of research

Development economics
Developing countries, especially Latin-America
Spatial and regional development (urbanization and new economic geography)
Developmental State

Education and degrees

2004 –2008   PhD degree, University of Debrecen (Hungary), Faculty of Economics, doctoral program “Globalisation, Regionalisation and Competitiveness”. PhD dissertation: New paradigm of development: theory and practice.
2001– 2004   Lic.rer.reg. degree, University of Karlsruhe, Postgraduate Studies in Regional Planning
1997 – 2001   M.sc. in Economics, University of Debrecen (Hungary), Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, specialised in „International Business and Communication“ and EU-Studies
1996 – 1997   University of Economics, Budapest (Hungary)

Work experience

2014 –   Research fellow, Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies HAS
2013 – 2014   International Planner-Analyst in Lechner Lajos Knowledge Centre Public Nonprofit Company,
2008 –2013   International Planner-Analyst in VÁTI Public Nonprofit Company, Spatial Planning and Evaluation Directorate, Department of Spatial Policy, International and Urban Affairs
2004 – 2008   Assistant Lecturer (and Erasmus Administrator) at the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Department for World Economics and International Relations (Hungary)
2004   Internship (5 months) at OHIM (Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market of the EU), Department for External Relations, Alicante (Spain)
2000 – 2001   Assistant at Szinapszis 4000 Ltd. (Market research company in Debrecen, Hungary)
2000 – 2001   Tutor for Microeconomics in Gábor Bethlen Secondary School in Debrecen, Hungary

Language skills

German   fluent (state-accredited language exam, advanced "C")
English   fluent (state-accredited specialist language exam, intermediate "C")
Spanish   intermediate level
Hungarian   mother tongue

Selected publications

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Ricz. J. (forthcoming):The rise and fall of a new developmental state in Brazil. Megjelenés alatt: Society and Economy in Central and Eastern Europe, 2017/2-3. Forthcoming.

Ricz J. (2016): Developmental states in the 21th century: analytical structure of a new approach. IWE Working Papers 223. Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 33.

Ricz J. (2016): The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism (SVOC). Achievements and challenges for Central and Eastern Europe and the emerging markets. Conference Report. Megjelent: Society and Economy in Central and Eastern Europe 38. évf. 1. sz. 287–291. o.

Ricz J. (2016): Cutting Edge Debates in Comparative Capitalisms Research. Book review: Ebenau, Matthias – Bruff, Ian – May, Christian (Eds.) (2015): New Directions in Comparative Capitalisms Research: Critical and Global Perspectives.International Political Economy Series, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. In: Financial and Economic Review, Vol. 15 Issue 1., March 2016, pp. 145–148

Ricz J. (2015): Towards a new model of state-led development in Brazil (?) Institute of World Economics CERS HAS, IWE Working Papers 215.