Budapest Institute

Budapest Institute (BI), Hungary was founded in 2008 by four economists with a background in civil service and academic research. Founders each have experience of over 7 years in policy analysis and research in various fields of public policy.

BI produces independent research and analysis to support policymaking, -tracking and -evaluation, with a focus on employment policy, social policy, education and better regulation.

Their recent projects include the design of a monitoring system of non-profit providers of employment rehabilitation services, a cost-benefit analysis of extending public day care provision for children aged 0-3, an edited volume on the evolution of child care systems in the Visegrad countries in 1989-2009, a detailed proposal for increasing the efficiency of the

Hungarian welfare system and evaluations of EU funded projects on integrating disadvantaged children in public education and on modernising public employment services in Hungary.



Dorottya Szikra, PhD: Project Manager

Adrienn Győry: Research Assistant

Adrienn Kiss: Project Coordinator and Research Assistant

Agota Scharle


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