Centre for Economic and Regional Studies
Institute of World Economics
Listed as one of the "Top International Economic Think Tanks"
(2019 Global Go To Think Tank Report, University of Pennsylvania)
Miklós Somai

Miklós Somai

Personal details

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

Fields of research

Brexit

COVID-19

EU common budget

French economy

EU common agricultural policy

Slovene economy

Car industry

Education and degrees

2000 – 2003 Szent István University, Gödöllő, Management and Business Administration Sciences (PhD)

1982 – 1987 Karl Marx University of Economics, Budapest, World Economics (MA)

Work experience

1989 – Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences – research fellow, senior research fellow (2003-)

1988– 1989 Comporgan – assistant editor 

1987 – 1988 Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences – assistant research fellow 

1987 – 1987 MAHART, Duna Committee – assistant fellow

Participation in International Research Projects:

In the framework of a World Bank project, empirical research has been carried out on some of the ailing medium-sized companies of the Hungarian economy undergoing regime change (e.g. Salgglas, Bakony Művek).

Commissioned by Copenhagen Business School, to survey the phenomenon of vertical restriction in Hungarian car and car parts manufacturing companies.

Stays abroad:

In 1991 and 1993: one month at EHESS in Paris.

In 1993, 6 weeks at CNR in Rome.

In 1995, a scholarship of 3 months as part of a PHARE-ACE at INRA Agricultural Research Institute in Montpellier, under the direction of Professor Alain Pouliquen. In 1999, guest researcher at INRA for another two weeks.

Awards:

"Young Researcher Award" of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1992

Bolyai Scholarship, 2004-2006

1987 – 1987 MAHART, Duna Committee – assistant fellow

Language skills

French

English

Selected publications

 MTMT link: Link to MTMT website

Somai Miklós: Deep causes behind Brexit. ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN AFFAIRS 21 : 1 pp. 25-38. , 14 p. (2021)

Somai Miklós: The Changing Role of the State in Slovenia: Privatizations and Banks' consolidations. In: Szanyi, M (szerk.) Seeking the Best Master : State Ownership in the Varieties of Capitalism, Budapest, Magyarország, New York (NY), Amerikai Egyesült Államok : Center for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University Press (2019) 380 p. pp. 189-211, 25 p.

Somai Miklós: The Changing Role of the State in France: from Crisis to Crisis. In: Szanyi, M (szerk.) Seeking the Best Master : State Ownership in the Varieties of Capitalism, Budapest, Magyarország, New York (NY), Amerikai Egyesült Államok : Center for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University Press (2019) 380 p. pp. 53-77, 25 p.

Somai Miklós: More Integration, Disintegration or Something in Between: Lessons from Brexit and Some Other Issues. GLOBAL ECONOMIC OBSERVER 7 : 2 pp. 36-43. , 8 p. (2019)

Ecological Footprint Tax for the Development of Local Agribusiness. JOURNAL OF MODERN ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING 15 : 10 pp. 487-493. , 7 p. (2019)

Jámbor, A ; Somai, M ; Kovács, S: 10 Years of EU Membership: Diverging Performances in New Member States Agriculture. EKONOMICKY CASOPIS 64 : 5 pp. 458-476. , 19 p. (2016)

Somai, Miklós ; Biedermann, Zsuzsánna: Brexit: Reasons and Challenges. ACTA OECONOMICA 66 : S1 pp. 137-156. , 20 p. (2016)

Somai Miklós: Is France's economy a real danger for the European integration? UNIA EUROPEJSKA.PL -:(3) pp. 7-16, 2013

Somai Miklós: EU-budget: Less money, less Europe? The new MFF seen from the new member states perspective, UNIA EUROPEJSKA.PL -:(1 (218)) pp. 13-21, 2013

Somai Miklós: Slovenia, In: Vida K (ed.) Strategic issues for the EU10 countries: main positions and implications for EU policy-making (ISBN:978-963-301-585-8) Budapest: MTA KRTK Világgazdasági Intézet, 2012. pp. 251-278, 2012

Somai Miklós – Vida Krisztina: A view from Hungary: Hungary and the EU's multiannual financial framework for 2014-2020, In: Marinov K (ed.) Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020: review of the new member states' positions : the case of Bulgaria, (ISBN:978-954-9359-10) Sofia: Economic Policy Institute; Hanns Seidel Foundation, pp. 37-51, 2012

Somai Miklós: EU-transfers and the next financial framework, Eastern Journal of European Studies (EJES) Volume 2, Issue 2, December, 2011

Somai Miklós: Wealth Tax: Pros and Cons. ECONOMIC STUDIES-SOFIA 18 : 1 pp. 5-14. , 10 p. (2009)