Centre for Economic and Regional Studies HAS
Institute of World Economics
Listed as one of the "Top International Economic Think Tanks"
(2016 Global Go To Think Tank Report, University of Pennsylvania)
Andrea Szalavetz

Andrea Szalavetz

Personal details

Position: senior research fellow
Place of birth: Budapest
Phone: +36308488068
E-mail:

Fields of research

Economics of innovation

Science and technology policy

International business

Corporate competitiveness

Education and degrees

1983-1988   MA, economics, Marx Károly University of Economics

1991   Ph.D. economics

Work experience

2012-   Research Centre of Economic and Regional Studies, HAS

1994-2011Institute for World Economics, HAS senior research fellow

1993-1994Hill and Knowlton Hungary, PR advisor

1991-1993International Business School Budapest, professor of macroeconomics and international business

1988-1991Institute for World Economics, HAS, PhD student

Language skills

English - fluent

French - advanced

German - intermediate

Selected publications

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The Hungarian Automotive Sector: A Comparative CEE Perspective with Special Emphasis on Structural Change. In: Welfens, J.P. [2012]: Clusters in Automotive and Information & Communication Technology. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 241-270

Developing entrepreneurial universities in transition economies to enhance technology transfer. International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, vol. 10, No. 2, 2011 pp. 118-130

Outward Direct Investment versus Technology Licensing: An SME perspective. Competitio, vol. 9, No. 1, 2010

Transformation- and catching-up issues in Hungary from a network alignment perspective. Acta Oeconomica, vol. 60, No. 2, 2010

From industrial capitalism to intellectual capitalism – The bumpy road to a knowledge-based economy in Hungary. In: Piech, K. – Radosevic, S. (eds.) [2006]: The Knowledge-Based Economy in Central and East European Countries.  Palgrave Macmillan, (pp. 183-200)

Micro-level aspects of knowledge-based development: Measuring quality-based upgrading in MNCs Hungarian subsidiaries, International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, vol. 3, No. 3, 2012

An atypical relation between structural change and changes in labour input: Hungary in an international comparison. Hungarian Statistical Review, 2007 Special number 11 pp. 24-42

Structural transformation of the capital stock and capital-saving technical change. Acta Oeconomica, vol. 57, No. 3 pp. 263-279, 2007

Physical capital stock, technological upgrading and modernisation in Hungary. Acta Oeconomica, vol. 55, No. 2, 2005