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Energy transition or transformation? New research article by John Szabo in Energy Research & Social Science Read more

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Zsófia Benedek, Lajos Baráth, Imre Fertő, Éva Orbán, and Gusztáv Nemes present a new article in Sociologia Ruralis Read more

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Anikó Bíró on mind training, stress and behaviour in Plos One Read more

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László Lőrincz on Co-Worker Networks and Productivity Differences in Entropy scientific journal Read more

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Welcome to the homepage of the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies.

The Centre for Economic and Regional Studies consists of three institutes, the Institute of Economics, the Institute for Regional Studies and the Institute of World Economics.

The Deed of Foundation of Centre for Economic and Regional Studies can be read here (in Hungarian and English)

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Our institution is a leading centre of Hungarian economic and regional research. We operate as an independent research community characterized by intellectual curiosity, the pursuit of a deeper perception of the world and of impartial treatment of facts. Our mission is to gain a better understanding of economic, social and spatial processes in Hungary and elsewhere through state-of-the-art scientific analysis which, in turn, can contribute to policy decisions in an innovative way. We strive for achieving outstanding research results and for further improving our position as an internationally recognized centre of excellence. It is an essential pillar of our policy that the research fellows of the Centre rigorously adhere to ethical principles of scientific work.