István János TóthCorvinus University of Budapest, Hungary (BCE)
István János Tóth (Ph.D. Hungarian Academy of Sciences) is senior research fellow at the Institute of Economics of Hungarian Academy of Sciences and managing director of the Research Institute of Economy and Enterprise of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is cofounder of Corruption Research Center at Corvinus University of Budapest. His main research interests are the problems of hidden economy, tax evasion, corruption and problems of economic institutions and enterprise behavior. He has written widely on government failure and corruptions risks, tax evasion and government policies, and agent based modeling of tax evasion. He has co-authored the volume on Corruption Risks in the Business Sector. National Integrity System Country Study (Part Two) published by Transparency International Hungary (Budapest: 2008). He has participated in numerous international research projects sponsored by the Commission of the European Union, USAID, EBRD, and World Bank. One of his most recent publications is ― “Local Government Corruption in Hungary” (with Zoltán Szántó), in Local Economies and Global Competitiveness. Ed. by: Bruno Dallogo, Chiara Guglielmetti, Palgrave, Macmillan (forthcoming).