Academic Award received by István György Tóth, director of Tárki

In recognition of their outstanding scientific work, the Presidium of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) awarded a restricted number of scientists with the Academic Award at the 191th Assembly of the HAS on Monday, 6 May 2019. István György Tóth, director of TÁRKI Social Research Institute and affiliated professor at Budapest Corvinus University was awarded the prize (alone in the field of social sciences) for recognizing his work on social structure, poverty and exclusion in Hungary and in international comparisons, on economics of the welfare state and for his research in the field of values and attitudes. The justification for the prize especially underlines his interdisciplinary work combining sociology, economics, statistics, demographics and value studies.

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