November 13, 2023
István János Tóth, Miklós Hajdu and Márton Vida
Testing Corruption Indicators. Statistical Analysis of a Hungarian Cartel
October 17, 2023
The New Trends of Corruption Risk in Hungarian Public Procurement from January 1998 to July 2023
In 2023, corruption risk increased for public contracts won by crony companies, while it decreased for those won by ordinary Hungarian companies with no political ties. This suggests that, following the EU’s measures to restore the rule of law in Hungary, the advantage of crony companies in the Hungarian public procurement market actually increased. They have won public contracts with read more
March 13, 2023
Tóth, I. J. and Hámori, Á. 2023. The Role of Ukrainian and Russian Sources in the First Articles on the Makiivka Missile Attack: A content analysis of articles from six leading news portals (BBC, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, Reuters, and The Washington Post). CRCB Research Notes: 2023:2. Budapest: read more
February 7, 2023
This CRCB Statistical Quick Report shows the trends of corruption risk in Hungarian public procurement from 2005 to 2022 through fourteen graphs and two tables. The report includes information based on a contract-level dataset with full-year 2022 data. The CRCB’s aim with this report is to inform the EU taxpayers (especially the Hungarian ones) within T+45 days on corruption risk trends in Hungary in read more
March 7, 2022
Tóth I. J. 2022. Corruption Risk and the Crony System in Hungary. A brief analysis of EU-funded contracts in Hungarian public procurement 2005-2021. CRCB Research Notes: 2022:2, Budapest: CRCB
2021. június 8.
Tóth I. J. 2021. Tesztelés, politikai korrupció és Covid-19 halálozás. [Testing, political corruption and Covid-19 mortality. ] CRCB Research Notes: 2021:2, Budapest: CRCB. https://bit.ly/3cqeHsn
The paper deals with the impact of political (grand) corruption and government measures against the pandemic on the Covid-19 mortality rate using data of EU27 and OECD countries. The share of the positive tests within all tests is considered an indicator of government measures’ impact. We use the data of the World Bank and Our World in Data. The political corruption is measured by the 2019 read more
April 29, 2021
Public information provision by the government is essential to create trust in the government and government decisions, especially in the Covid-19 pandemic, when citizens’ compliance to the government measures is essential to curb the epidemy. On the other hand, the public information provided by the government supports that the government decisions on pandemic based on experts’ opinion, well-founded evidence, and analysis.
Therefore, it is worth analyzing read more
May 26, 2020
New Trends in Corruption Risk and Intensity of Competition in the Hungarian Public Procurement from January 2005 to April 2020. CRCB Flash Report 2020:1. Budapest: CRCB
This report examines Hungarian public procurement data in the period between 2005 and 2020. Data from 248,404 contracts were used for the analysis, which focuses on information about corruption risk, the intensity of competition and political favouritism.
The results show that in the first four months of read more