Tag Archives: cronyism

Corruption risk and the crony system in Hungary. A brief analysis of EU funded contracts in Hungarian public procurement 2005-2021

 

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: 2022:3, Budapest: CRCB

 

Paper (pdf)
Tables, figures and database description (xlsx)
Database in DTA and CSV format and the STATA do file read more

Haveri cégek az Orbán rendszerben: árbevétel, profit, hozzáadott érték és osztalékfizetés

 

Tóth, I. J. és Hajdu, M. 2021.  Haveri cégek az Orbán rendszerben: árbevétel, profit, hozzáadott érték és osztalékfizetés. Magyarországon 2005-2018 között nagy összegű közbeszerzési szerződéseket nyerő cégek mérlegadatainak elemzése. Working Paper Series: CRCB-WP/2021:2. Budapest: CRCB.

A tanulmányban 2004 és 2018 között legnagyobb közbeszerzési szerződéseket elnyerő cégek mintáján azt vizsgáljuk, hogy egyes cégtulajdonosoknak a 2010-ben hivatalba lépett magyar read more

Political favoritism in public tenders in Hungary. Analysis of the odds of winning

 

Tóth I. J. and Hajdu, M. 2021. Political favoritism in public tenders in Hungary. Analysis of the odds of winning. Working Paper Series: CRCB-WP/2021:1. Budapest: CRCB.

The paper investigates the crony system in Hungary based on data of more than 227,000 public tenders from 2005 to 2020. The paper’s novelty is the analysis of odds of winning of crony and ordinary companies in public procurement that is a new approach to measure the strength of political favoritism and read more

New Trends in Corruption Risks and Intensity of Competition in the Hungarian Public Procurement

 

May 26, 2020
New Trends in Corruption Risk and Intensity of Competition in the Hungarian Public Procurement from January 2005 to April 2020. 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 2020, corruption risk in Hungarian read more

Cronyism in Hungary

 

 

April 26, 2020

Crony System in Hungary

This video presents some new results of an ongoing research project of the CRCB.
The research project is supported by Hungarian citizens and Hungarian companies.

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September 12, 2019

Toth, I. J. – M. Hajdu. 2019. Cronyism in Hungary. An empirical analysis of public tenders 2010-2018.

Presentation in the workshop of IWE HAS

The slides of the presentation: read more

An explanatory model on the reorganization of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and on the expropriation of its research institutes

May 30 2019

CRCB. 2019. An explanatory model on the reorganization of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and on the expropriation of its research institutes. May 30 2019. CRCB Research Notes: 2019:6, Budapest: CRCB.

This short analysis deals with a possible interpretation scheme of the real objectives of the Hungarian government with the forced transformation of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) and the destitution of the network of its research institutes in 14 points. With this analysis the read more

The Models of Rent-seeking and Cronyism in the Hungarian Energy Market

27 April 2018

István János Tóth – Klára Ungár. 2018. The Models of Rent-seeking and Cronyism in the Hungarian Energy Market. The Analysis of the Hungarian Government – MVMP – MET Case. Budapest: CRCB

In this paper, we analyze a regulatory decision of 2011 made by the Hungarian government as regards the Hungarian energy (gas) market and its developments. Ultimately, this regulation was clearly favorable to a private company (the MET Hungary AG and its successor the METI AG) originally read more

Cronyism in Hungary. Empirical analysis of public tenders 2010-2016

21 February 2018.

Presentation at the conference “János Kornai 90th birthday ” at Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest,
21-22 February 2018

Abstract

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

How does the Kleptocratic State Work in Hungary?

István János Tóth – Miklós Hajdu: How does the Kleptocratic State Work in Hungary? A research note based on Hungarian public procurement data. CRCB, Budapest, January 2018.

26 January  2018

In this research note, we use the public procurement database built by CRCB, which contains data from more than 200,000 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