negyzet_small (1K) Value-oriented Professionalism symbol Careful Analyses symbol Reliable Data symbol

Research staff


Anik Balogh
Balogh, Anikó researcher
e-mail

Anik Bernt
Anik Bernt, researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Anna B. Kis
Anna B. Kis, researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Reka Branyiczki
Reka Branyiczki, researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Tams Keller
Tams Keller, researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Krisztin Psch
Krisztin Psch, researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Blanka Szeitl
Blanka Szeitl, researcher
more   open
e-mail

Annamria Ttrai
Annamria Ttrai, researcher
e-mail



TRKI Social Research Inc. is an independent, employee-owned research organisation that specialises in policy research in the fields of social policy and the social consequences of economic policies. This includes related data-collection, archiving and statistical activities. We recently increased our involvement in the areas of strategic market research and health policy analysis. In addition, we regularly contribute to basic research, in the areas of social stratification and inequality, and to the methodology of empirical social research.


Board of Directors


Tams Kolosi
Tams Kolosi, founder and president of TRKI
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Istvn Gyrgy Tth
Istvn Gyrgy Tth, C.E.O. of TRKI
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Ivn Szelnyi
Ivn Szelnyi, scientific advisor
right_arrow (1K)   CV (pdf)

Senior Staff


Zoltn Fbin
Zoltn Fbin, senior researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Andrs Gbos
Andrs Gbos, senior researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Rbert Ivn Gl
Rbert Ivn Gl, senior researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Mrton Medgyesi
Mrton Medgyesi
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Pter Rbert
Pter Rbert, senior researcher
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail

Endre Sik
Endre Sik, senior researcher
right_arrow (1K)   Download CV (pdf)
Download Europass CV (pdf)
e-mail

Bori Simonovits
Bori Simonovits, senior researcher
more   open
e-mail

Pter Szivs
Pter Szivs, managing director
right_arrow (1K)   open
e-mail


Endre SikEndre Sik is a professor at the ELTE University, Department of Minority Studies, the director of the Centre for Refugee and Migration Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and of the National Focal Point of the European Union Centre for Monitoring Race and Xenophobia. For ten years he was the chairman of Refuge – Association for Helping Migrants. He served as the president of the Hungarian Sociological Association, of the Sociology Committee of the National Research Fund.

Currently he is the member of the network of excellence of European migration researchers (IMISCOE), and leads two projects within the 6th Framework project (LOCALMULTIDEM and WORKCARE), and participates in the project “Social Capital and Regional Development” and “Social Capital and Social Policy”. Previously he was the leader of The “Labour Market Flexibility and the Households”, EU 5th Framework project, 2000 – 2004, “Local Goverment Monitoring and Data Bank”, Open Society Institute, Budapest 1998- 2000, “Diaspora-politics in Hungary, in Russia and in the Ukraine”, COLPI, Budapest 1998-2000, and "The Social Costs of Transformation", 1994-1996, Ins. für die Wissenschaft von Menschen, Wien/Austria

Key references


1985 - Ph.D. (sociology)
1990 – Teaching sociology at the University of Toronto
1992 – fellow, Centre for European Studies, Harvard University, USA
1993 – fellow, The Helen Kellogg Institute, Notre Dame Univ., USA
1992-1994 editor, Sage Studies in International Sociology/London,
1994 – Teaching sociology at Notre Dame University
1996, TRIS fellow, NIAS, Wassenaar, Hollandia
1998 - Mellon Fellow, Ins. of Human Sciences, Wien, Ausztria
1998-2002, Széchenyi Professor
2000 – leading expert, the urban informal economy of Mongolia, UNDP/ILO
2002- 2003 – evaluator, EUMC, Vienna
2002-2003 fellow, Hansa Wissenschaftkollege, Delmenhorst, Germany
2006 - Doctor of the sciences (sociology)
2006 – evaluator, 6th Framework projects, EU DG Research,Brussels

Publications

Reciprocal Exchange of Labour: the Hungarian Case. In: On Work 1988 Ed.:Ray Pahl Basil Blackwell, Oxford-N.Y. pp. 527-547,

The Vulture and the Calamity or Why were Hungarian Taxi Drivers Able to Rebel Against increased Gasoline Prices? In: Transition to Capitalism? Ed. Kovács, János M., Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, London, 1994., pp. 275-292.

Transylvanian Refugees in Hungary and the Emergence of Policy Networks to Cope with Crisis. Journal of Refugee Studies, Vol. 5., No. 1., 1992.

From the Multicoloured to the Black-and-White Economy: the Hungarian Second Economy and the Transformation. Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Ed. Roberts, Bryan, 1994, Vol 18. pp. 46-70.

Network Capital in Capitalist, Communist and Post-Communist Countries (with Barry Wellman). Networks in the Global Village, Wellman, Barry (ed.), Westview Press, Boulder. 1999, pp. 225-254.

The Development of Open-air Markets in East-Central Europe (with Claire Wallace). International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 1999. December, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 697-714.

Coping strategies in Central European Countries (with Gerry Remond). In: Poverty in Transition Economies, eds.: Sandra Hutton and Gerry Redmond, 2000, Routledge, London, pp. 266-287.

Diaspora: Tentative Observations and Applicability in Hungary. In: New Diasporas in Hungary, Russia and Ukraine. Eds.: Ilona Kiss and Catherine McGovern, 2000, Open Society/COLPI, Budapest, pp. 20-41.

Determinants of Denial and Acceptance of Refugees in Hungary (with György Csepeli and Zoltán Fábián). In: Ethnic minorities and Inter-Ethnic Relations in Context, eds.: Karen Phalet and Antal Örkény, Ashgate, 2001, Aldershot pp. 85-96.

The Bad, the Worse, and the Worst: Guesstimating the Level of Corruption. In: Political Corruption in Transition, eds.: Stephen Kotkin and András Sajó, CEU Press, Budapest-New York, 2002., pp. 91-114.

Informal labour market-place on the Moscow Square (2002) in: The Social Impact of Informal Economies in Eastern Europe. Eds. Neef, Rainer, and Manuela Stanculescu, Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 231-247.