József Kó

Crime Research & Analysis Division      

Phone: +36-1-356-7566/131.
Fax:      +36-1-356-7219
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 Main research subjects 

»  Crime statistics
» Crimes against property
» Economic crimes
» Fear of crime
» Victims survey
» Populations attitudes of crime

 Current research projects 

2015    Hungary victimization survey
– with Tünde Barabás & Ákos Szigeti
2014   Ethnic records of international crime statistics
2014   Methodological problems of the victimological research conducted among legal entities
2013   Criminal prognosis 2020
– with Géza Finszter, Ferenc Irk, Szandra Windt, Ágnes Solt
2012   The economic rationality of crime
2011   Sectional, criminological investigation of Juvenile boys in Budapest 
– with Klára Kerezsi
2010   The price of crime, and the costs of the criminal justice
– with Klára Kerezsi, and Szilvia Antal
2009   The longitudinal cohort studies international and domestic linkages and history
– with Klára Kerezsi
2008   The economic crimes and the financial institutions
2008   The DADA is 15-year-old
– evaluation of police prevention program, with Klára Kerezsi
2007   The effectiveness of the juvenile justice system: juvenile inmates follow-up examination of recidivism aspect
– with Klára Kerezsi
2007   The regional distribution of prostitution in Budapest
– with Zsolt Németh
2007   Trend analysis of crimes against property
2006/07   A "There is a way out! Partnership for detainees" in conducting international research, empirical study
2006   The effect of films to the youth cognitive-emotional world
– The effect of the youth films cognitive-emotional world, with Iván Münnich
2005/06   The role of rules of conduct required under the probation resistant to crime prevention
– with Klára Kerezsi
2005   Criminological analysis of the effects of usury
– with Szilveszter Dunavölgyi
2005   Examination of the attitude of the media players in relation to drug use
– with Iván Münnich
2004   Empirical research related tasks of the "InSec"
– international research in the WP2, WP3 chapter, with Ferenc Irk
2003/04   Empirical research tasks of the "Victims and opinions"
– survey with Ferenc Irk

 Professional experiences 

1993–   Researcher at the National Institute of Criminology
1987/93    Assistant at the Department of Sociology Medical University, Budapest

 Education and courses 

2015    PhD course University of Miskolc

MA Budapest University of Economics Sciences
Special studies: Sociology and Education

 Language skills 

English language – intermediate
Russian language – intermediate



konyv   List of publications   





Workshops at National Institute of Criminology


Crime research in the middle of Europe

Memorial Conference of György Vókó and Ádám Mészáros
(in Hungarian language)

11th May 2022
National Institute of Criminology (online)

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