Ágnes Szunomár is an assistant professor at the Institute of World Economy.
She is also the head of the Research Group on Development Economics at the Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
She holds a PhD in Economics from CUB. In 2015 she won the fellowship of the Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Found, while in 2018 she was awarded by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences' 'Bolyai' Fellowship.
Her research focuses on East Asia, giving special attention to China, China's foreign economic relations including the relation between China and Central and Eastern Europe. She also made research on emerging markets as well as on foreign direct investment issues and related policies in CEE countries. She has led and participated in several international and Hungarian research projects and published articles in Hungarian and international journals, edited scientific volumes and contributed to books published in Hungarian, English and Chinese.