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Thrown-up Stone? Facts and Trends in the XXIst Century (Conference Report)

Kovács, O. (2011): Thrown-up Stone? Facts and Trends in the XXIst Century (Conference Report). Public Finance Quarterly, Vol. 56., No. 3. pp. 388-394.  
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The Concept of Innovative Fiscal Policy: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Kovács, O. (2011): The Concept of Innovative Fiscal Policy: Theory and Empirical Evidence. Competitio, Vol. 10, No. 2. (December, 2011) This contribution addresses the question of what are the main constituents of an innovative fiscal policy in the context of sustainability. We apply the concept of sustaining and disruptive innovation to fiscal policy. On the one hand, innovative fiscal policy is able to be sustainin
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Public finance – Deficit, Debt and Sustainability (Review)

Kovács, O. (2011): István Benczes – Gábor Kutasi (2010): Költségvetési pénzügyek. Hiány, államadósság és fenntarthatóság (Public finance. Deficit, debt and sustainability) (Review). The Economic Review, Vol. 58. pp. 383-387
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A Time When Greece and Poland were in Tandem?

Kovács, O. (2011): A Time When Greece and Poland were in Tandem? News of the Month, ICEG European Center, March 2011 pp. 4-6. This article addresses the issue whether the CEE countries have left the international markets calm during the global financial meltdown and economic crisis which brought a new question onto the agenda: the European sovereign debt crisis.  The EMU is to feverishly tackle the problem of the per
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Science and Technology Policy in the European Union – Innovation Leaders with Different Outcome

Kovács, O. – Orosz, Á. (2011): Science and Technology Policy in the European Union – Innovation Leaders with Different Outcome. The Annals of the University of Oradea, Department of International Affairs. (February 2011) Our study attempts to contribute to the better understanding of the economic realization problem of the European higher education innovations by using the science and technology policy approach
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Fostering Venture Capital in the Context of Economic Crisis

Kovács, O. (2011): Fostering Venture Capital in the Context of Economic Crisis.  News of the Month, ICEG European Center, December 2010-January 2011 pp. 4-7. Our starting point in this article is the well-documented fact that venture capitalists’ (VCs) behaviour has become predominantly more risk averse owing to the recent crisis. This is completely in accordance with the experience during the internet bubble in the
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Hungary’s Global Players – A Strong Presence in their Neighbourhood in 2009

Sass, M. – Kovács, O. (2011): Hungary’s Global Players – A Strong Presence in their Neighbourhood in 2009. In: Sauvant, K. P. – Govitrikar, V. P. – Davies, K. (ed.) (2011): MNEs from Emerging Markets: New Players in the World FDI Market.  Vale Columbia Center, Columbia University, New York, pp. 119-142 The report includes a ranking of Hungarian multinationals based on their foreign assets. The 19 multinationals
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From the 1800s to the Future – Forecasts and Fiscal Institutions

Kovács, O. (2010): From the 1800s to the Future – Forecasts and Fiscal Institutions. News of the Month, ICEG European Center, November 2010 pp. 4-9. Our article attempts to illustrate whether the use of fiscal institutions (e.g. independent fiscal councils) of certain European countries are taken into account by fiscal position-related forecasts reflecting that these institutionalisations positively affect the progno
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The Economic Realisation of Innovations in Higher-Education – Theory and Practice (in Hungarian)

Kovács, O. – Orosz,  Á. (2010): Felsőoktatási innovációk gazdasági hasznosítása – elmélet és gyakorlat. In: Polónyi, I. (szerk.): Az akadémiai szféra és az innováció. A hazai felsőoktatás és a gazdasági fejlődés. Új Mandátum Kiadó, Budapest. 2.3 fejezet, 27-36. o.
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Armenia’s Path-Dependency

Kovács, O. (2010): Armenia’s Path-Dependency to be Considered. News of the Month, ICEG European Center, October 2010 pp. 4-8. Since 2009, the nascent innovation policy of Armenia has put more emphasis on cluster-building than ever before. The present article addresses the question whether the Armenian cluster policy misses the importance of path-dependency. We argue that policymakers by no means should artificially u
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