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
December 9, 2022
International Anti-Corruption Day – Budapest
Hungary: Corruption risk in public procurement from 2005 to 2022
Six figures on the Hungarian corruption and competition in public procurement (pdf, docx)
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
Research Notes 2022:2
Tables, figures and database description (xlsx)
Database in DTA and CSV format and the STATA do file read more
February 9, 2022
Tóth I. J. 2022. Two tendencies in the Hungarian public procurement. CRCB Research Notes: 2022:1, Budapest: CRCB
Research Notes 2022:1 read more
December 21, 2020
Tóth, I. J. and Hajdu, M. 2020. Factors Affecting the Corruption Risk and Intensity of Competition in Public Procurement at the Level of Local Government. Working Paper Series: CRCB-WP/2020:1. Budapest: CRCB.
This paper investigates the level of corruption risk and intensity of competition of public tenders at the municipal level in Hungary. It analyses the relationship of these factors with the level of human capital, economic development, and settlement size. The paper’s novelty is the sub-national level, and that the research is based on microdata (contract level read more
2021. március 6.
Stata do file (zip) read more
January 15, 2021
The Role of Strabag in the Hungarian Public Procurement from January 2005 to April 2020
A Brief Analysis and Statistics (xlsx)
A figure based on Tender Electronic Daily (TED) data on Strabag’s activity on European public procurement market from 2006 to 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
5 July 2018
Istvan Janos Toth – Miklos Hajdu: The Intensity of competition, corruption risks, and the winner companies. Analysis of public procurement of a European capital 2011-2016. CRCB, Budapest, July 5, 2018.
The paper in Hungarian (pdf)
Database in Stata format (dta)
Stata do file read more
21 February 2018.
Presentation at the conference “János Kornai 90th birthday ” at Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest,
21-22 February 2018
In this paper, we use the public procurement database which contains data from more than 230,000 public tenders from 1997 to 2017. The analysis is based on data from 126,330 public procurement contracts from 2010 to 2016. The focus of the analysis is public tenders (without framework agreements) won by companies related to cronies and read more