Gergő Medve–Bálint

Gergő Medve–Bálint
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Head of Research Department

Senior Research Fellow (MTA TK PTI)
Research Interests

Political economy of East Central Europe, European integration, transnationalization and europeanization, regional development and regional disparities, local cross-border cooperation in East Central Europe, institutional trust in East Central Europe

Selected Publications

Medve-Bálint, Gergő. 2018. ‘The Cohesion Policy on the EU’s Eastern and Southern Periphery: Misallocated Funds?’ Studies in Comparative International Development 53(2):1–21.

Medve-Bálint, Gergő. 2018. ‘EU Cohesion Policy and the Eastern Member States: A Case of Transnational Policy Convergence’. Pp. 109–30 in Policy Experiments, Failures and Innovations: Beyond Accession in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by D. Stone, Á. Bátory, and A. Cartwright. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Medve-Bálint, Gergő. 2017. ‘Funds for the Wealthy and the Politically Loyal? How EU Funds May Contribute to Increasing Regional Disparities in East Central Europe’. Pp. 220–40 in EU Cohesion Policy: Reassessing Performance and Direction, Regions and Cities, edited by J. Bachtler, S. Hardy, P. Berkowitz, and T. Muravska. London; New York: Routledge.

Boda, Zsolt and Gergő Medve-Bálint. 2017. ‘How Perceptions and Personal Contact Matter: The Individual-Level Determinants of Trust in Police in Hungary’. Policing and Society 27(7):732–49.

Hajnal, György and Gergő Medve-Bálint. 2016. ‘Fejlesztéspolitika térben és időben: az Európai Unió fejlesztési célú támogatásai Magyarországon - 2004-2015’. [EU funds in Hungary between 2004 and 2015] pp. 57–88 in Humán tér-kép: A humán és fejlesztéspolitikai tényezők földrajza Magyarországon: Tanulmánykötet, edited by I. Tózsa. Budapest: PAGEO, E-government Alapítvány.

Medve-Bálint, Gergő. 2015a. ‘Changes below the Still Surface? Regional Patterns of Foreign Direct Investment in Post-Crisis Central and Eastern Europe’. Pp. 71–101 in Foreign investment in eastern and southern Europe after 2008 Still a lever of growth?, edited by B. Galgóczi, J. Drahokoupil, and M. Bernaciak. Brussels: ETUI.

Medve-Bálint, Gergő. 2015b. Converging on Divergence: The Political Economy of Uneven Regional Development in East Central Europe After the Change of Regime (1990-2014). Budapest: Central European University.

Medve-Bálint, Gergő. 2014. ‘The Role of the EU in Shaping FDI Flows to East Central Europe’. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies 52(1):35–51.

Medve-Bálint, Gergő and Zsolt Boda. 2014. ‘The Poorer You Are, the More You Trust? The Effect of Inequality and Income on Institutional Trust in East-Central Europe’. Sociologický Časopis / Czech Sociological Review 50(3):419–53.

Medve-Bálint, Gergő and Sara Svensson. 2013. ‘Diversity and Development: Policy Entrepreneurship of Euroregional Initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe’. Journal of Borderlands Studies 28(1):15–31.

Medve-Bálint, Gergő and Sara Svensson. 2012. ‘Explaining Coverage: Why Do Local Governments Join (or Not Join) Euroregions?’ Pp. 219–43 in The Border Multiple: The Practicing of Borders between Public Policy and Everyday Life in Europe, edited by D. Andersen, M. Klatt, and M. Sandberg. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.