Prof. Dr. András Inotai had been working as General Director of the Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary between 1991 and 2011. At present, he is research director and and as of July 2013 holds a professor emeritus status. Dr. Inotai started working at the Institute in 1967 as a research fellow and, over the years was department director and deputy director of the institute. He had a working contract with the Kiel Institute of World Economy in 1971 and taught at San Marcos University in Lima, Perú in 1972-73. Between 1989 and 1991 he worked at the World Bank’s Trade Policy Division in Washington D.C. Between 1995 and 1998 he headed the Strategic Task Force at the Prime Minister’s Office in order to prepare Hungary for official negotiations with the European Union.
Since 1993 he has been visiting professor at the College of Europe, Bruges and Natolin and acted has visiting professor at the Columbia University, New York, in 2002. In addition, he regularly teaches at postgraduate courses at the Center for European Integration (University of Bonn) and in the framework of the European Online Academy (Berlin and Nice).
Dr. Inotai’s research focuses on global and European economic issues, comparative economic development and „integration maturity” of the new member countries, further enlargement of the EU towards the Western Balkan countries, and, most recently, on crisis management in the EU in general and in the Eurozone in particular, as well as on key issues of economic security.
He owns several domestic and international awards and is member of several scientific councils and editorial boards in various European countries.