Since the completion of my PhD on civil service reform in Hungary back in 2004, my research has centred on topics related to civil service reform and management, party patronage and anti-corruption. I have also worked on the Europeanisation of national political systems and the role of time in politics and public policy.
Geographically, I have focused on Europe, in particular, Central and Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans. More recently, I have expanded my research to developing countries in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
Since 2007, I have conducted several multi-country research projects that involved cooperation with many colleagues from around the world.