Place of birth: Debrecen
Fields of research
Microeconomic aspects of transition in Central and eastern Europe
Foreign Direct Investments
Technological development and innovation
Regional corporate cooperation and competitiveness
Models of capitalism
Education and degrees
1980-1984 Karl Marx University of Economics, Budapest
1985-1986 Institute of Postgraduate Studies in Economics, Budapest
1992 PhD (CSc)
2013- Institute for World Economics, MTA KRTK (scientific deputy director)
2012- Institute for World Economics, MTA KRTK (research adviser)
2008- Debrecen University, Department for Economics (professor)
2001-2011: Institute for World Economics, HAS (research adviser)
1995-2000: Inrtitute of Economics, HAS (senior research fellow)
1985-1995: Institute for World Economics, HAS (research fellow)
The reversal of the privatization logic in Central European transition economies: an essay. Acta Oeconomica 66:1 pp 33-55 (2016)
Economic Transformation and Industrial Restructuring: The Hungarian Experience. Maruzen Publishing Co. Tokyo, 2012
Industrial clusters: concepts and empirical evidence from East-Central Europe. In: Welfens P.J.J. (ed.): Clusters in Automotive and Information & Communication Technology. Springer Verlag, 2012 pp. 90-116
Industry Cluster and Regional Economic Growth: Evidence from Hungary. Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics 51:2 December 2010 pp.: 149-167
Cluster Development in Hungary: Searching for a ‘Critical Mass’ of Business via Cluster Mapping,” in: B. Dallago and C. Guglielmetti, eds., Local Economies and Global Competitiveness Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2010. pp.: 113-133.
Subcontracting and outward processing trade as a form of corporate networking in Hungary. Acta Oeconomica., vol.52. 2002. No. 3. Pp. 347-369
Privatization and greenfield FDI in the economic restructuring of Hungary. Transnational Corporations, vol. 10, no. 3. December 2001. pp 25-37.
The role of FDI in restructuring and modernization: an overview of literature in G. Hunya (ed.): Integration through Foreign Direct Investment - Making Central Europe Competitive (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 1999), pp. 50-80.
Experience with foreign direct investment in eastern Europe. Eastern European Economics, vol. 36, no.. 3, May-June 1998 pp.28-48.
Hungary's Bankruptcy Experience, 1992-93. The World Bank Economic Review, Volume 10. No. 3. September, 1996 pp. 425-450
Experiences with Foreign Direct Investment in Hungary. Russian and East European Finance and Trade, May-June 1995 vol.31 No.3. pp. 631.