TÁRKI workshop on "Changing life opportunities under illiberal rule: drivers of social structural change in Hungary"

Changing life opportunities under illiberal rule: drivers of social structural change in Hungary

Time: 6-7 July 2023

Venue: TÁRKI office

1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 7


Thursday, 6 July 2023

12:30 Registration

13.00 – 13.10 Welcome: István György Tóth and András Gábos (TÁRKI)

13.10 – 13.45 Keynote speech Iván Szelényi (TÁRKI) and Péter Mihályi (BCE and CEU): The two forms of modern capitalism: liberal and illiberal states


13.45 – 18.00 Session 1: Social policy

Chair: Heinz-Herbert Noll (formerly GESIS, Mannheim)

13.45 – 14.30 Illés Gábor – Gyulai Attila – Körösényi András (Centre for Social Sciences, ELKH): The political logic of the Orbán regime

          Discussant: Péter Mihályi (CEU and Corvinus University)

14.30 – 15.15 Ágota Scharle (Budapest Institute) Activating vulnerable groups in Orbán's work-based society

          Discussant: István György Tóth (TÁRKI) - Comments

15.15-15.45 Coffee break

15.45 – 16.30 Matteo Jessoula (University of Milan): The political economy of European minimum income schemes

          Discussant: Ive Marx (Herman Deleeck the Centre for Social Policy, University of Antwerp) - Comments

16.30 – 17.15 András Gábos (TÁRKI) – Zsófia Tomka (TÁRKI): „Who does not work, shall not eat”: The politics of minimum income in Hungary

          Discussant: Balázs Váradi (Budapest Institute) - Comments

17.15 – 18.00 Dorottya Szikra (Centre for Social Sciences, ELKH), Adrienn Győry (CEU Democracy Institute) and Kerem Öktem (University of Bremen): Family policies in autocratic regimes: Hungary, Poland, Russia and Turkey

          Discussant: András Gábos (TÁRKI) - Comments


Friday, 7 July 2023

9.00 – 13.00 Session 2: Social mobility

Chair: Wiemer Salverda (University of Amsterdam)

9.00 – 9.45 Péter Róbert (TÁRKI): Origins of Multidimensional Class Locations in Hungary

          Discussant: Ákos Huszár (Centre for Social Sciences, ELKH)

9.45 – 10.30 István György Tóth (TÁRKI): Mobility regimes in Hungary

          Discussants: Péter Róbert (TÁRKI) and Ákos Huszár (Centre for Social Sciences, ELKH)

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.45 Borbála Lőrincz (TÁRKI): Education policies and education inequality: Hungary in the past decades

          Discussant: Judit Lannert (T-Tudok)

11.45 – 12.30 Dávid Erát, Katalin Füzér and Ákos Huszár (Centre for Social Sciences, ELKH): Marital sorting and social mobility in Hungary

          Discussant: Livia Murinkó (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute) - Comments

12.30 – 13.15 Márton Medgyesi (TÁRKI): Wealth and intergenerational transmission of inequality of opportunity

          Discussant: Michael Förster (University of Antwerp and SciencesPo, formerly OECD) - Comments

13.15 – 13. 30 Wrap up


*The workshop was a joint event of the “Euroship” project of Horizon 2020 (Grant # 87069) and of the “Patrimonial tendencies and social closure” of the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office (Grant # K 135934).