May 23, 2022
Public contracts in CSV and DTA format with data description (zip)
CRCB. 2022. Disclosure of Hungarian Public Procurement Data 2005-2021. Budapest: Corruption Research Center Budapest. May 23, 2022. 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: 2022:3, Budapest: CRCB
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
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
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
December 13, 2019
Tóth, István János – Hajdu, Miklós. 2019. Corruption, Institutions and Convergence. Empirical Analysis of Public Tenders of the Old and New EU Member States and Three Developing Countries. Budapest: CRCB.
This paper focuses on the measurement of institutional convergence in the new EU member states and four Southern European EU member countries. Previous studies have used perception data or expert surveys at the country level to quantify institutional convergence. We present a new method that is based on hard micro-level data. Our approach focuses on read more
2019 október 23.
Tóth István János. 2019. Intézményi reformok és intézményi minőség. Közbeszerzési hatóságok adatközlési gyakorlatának empirikus elemzése. CRCB Short Papers 2019: 1. Budapest: CRCB.
In this study, we analyze the data disclosure quality of public procurement authorities concerning public tenders in 112 countries based on an empirical survey from 2018 conducted by the Corruption Research Center Budapest. We examine how data disclosure practices are read more