Research

Country analysis of Hungary of the Competence Distribution by Levels of Government in Relation to Regional Development Policies

The country analysis for Hungary, commissioned by Ismeri Europe, collects detailed regional data from national sources and information on distribution of competences, its evolution and the role of EU Cohesion Policy in development across different regions.

Overview of the EU policy environment shaping public expenditure management and the composition of social expenditures in the EU 15 and the EU 10

The study, commissioned by the UNICEF, aims to review the environment shaping public expenditures in general and social expenditures in particular in the new member-states (NMS) of the European Union (EU-10) as compared with the older members (EU-15).

Policy Analysis on the performance of Cohesion Policy 2007-2013

The annual country report, which was commissioned by the European Commission Directorate-General Regional Policy, examined the achievements of Cohesion Policy in Hungary.

Financial Sector Benchmarking System (FSBS). In the framework of PFS (Partners for financial Stability) project of the USAID

The Country Reports for Albania Macedonia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Bosnia-Hercegovina were prepared for the USAID in the frame of PFS (Partner for Financial Security) project, which supports financial sector development by bringing together regional players from Partner and Mentor Countries to address regional challenges, promote the adoption and implementation of international best practices, and to share experience and lessons learned.

Effectiveness of self and co-regulation in the context of implementing of Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD)

In the context of the impact assessment of the AVMSD, this study, commissioned by the Directorate General Communications Networks, Content and Technology: DG CONNECT, analyses the self- and co-regulatory schemes on protection of minors from harmful audiovisual content and on audiovisual commercial communications in the EU. It covers both television broadcasting and in on-demand audiovisual media.

Study on the compliance by Member States on the time needed to get licences and permits to take up and perform the specific activity of an enterprise as from beginning of 2014

The study checked compliance with the commitment of each country participating in the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP), i.e. the 28 Member States, Albania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Israel, Turkey, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, and Serbia. The results of the study informed the Commission’s report to the meeting of the EU’s Competitiveness Council in May 2014.

Compilation of development cadastre on the completed developments

The purpose of the study titled “Compilation of development cadastre on the completed developments” – prepared in the framework of the ÁROP 1.1.20-2012-2012-0001 priority project titled “Monitoring developments in local government”, realized by the Ministry of the Interior, – is to enable coherent framing and monitoring of the local government development projects mainly from EU sources to fulfill the commitments made in connection with the EU membership.

Developing a micro-based macroeconomic model, and developing a household dynamic / behaviorial microsimulation model

Prepared in the frame of the research project KIH ÁROP 1.1.10-2011-2011-0001.

Best Practices in Reducing Tax Gaps in V4 Countries – Mutual Learning and Lessons for Ukraine

The peer country paper, prepared in the frame of the project titled Mutual learning for reducing tax gaps in V4 countries and Ukraine, gives an overview about the major items of the tax system in Hungary and outlines the trends in the collection of taxes.

Methodological support for the determination of indicators and base value

The purpose of the study, commissioned by the Prime Minister’s Office, was to facilitate the development of a set of matching indicators for operational programs between 2014-2020, currently being finalized – GINOP, KEHOP, IKOP, EFOP, VEKOP, TOP and KÖFOP -, and, where possible, propose base and target values for these indicators.