Balázs SZENT-IVÁNYI is a part-time Associate Professor in International Political Economy. He joined the Institute of World Economy in 2007. He also holds a Senior Lecturer position at the Department of Politics and International Relations at Aston University in Birmingham, UK, which he joined in 2014.
He received his PhD from Corvinus University in 2010. He was a visiting faculty member at the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bologna, and has also taught at the Catholic University of Leuven, the ICN Business School in Nancy, and the University of Minho in Portugal. Between 2012 and 2013, he was an EU-funded Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Leeds.
His research interests include the political economy of foreign aid, with a particular focus on how foreign aid decisions are made in the emerging East Central European donor countries; and the relationship between states and multinational corporations.