Publications in English

Tosics, I, 2020: Cities against the pandemic. FEPS COVID Response Papers #6. July 2020

Tosics, I. 2019: Post-Socialist City. The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies. April 2019.

Gerőházi, É – Tosics, I, 2019: Győr. How to compete with capital cities. European Investment Bank City transformed 2018 © European Investment Bank, 2019.

Tosics, I (2018) New urban planning: long-lasting innovation or just a temporary illusion? / Planification urbaine innovante: innovation longue durée, ou bien simple illusion temporaire? In: la revue urbanisme, no 66, December 2018 (in EN and FR languages)

Tosics, I (2018) The Urban Dimension of the EU Cohesion Policy and Beyond. In: Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 167-177

Tosics, I, 2018: Local Governance under Centralisation and Shrinking Democracy – the Case of Budapest In: Restless Cities: Lessons from Central Europe. Based on the training Enhancing Sustainable Urban Development in Local Politics. Heinrich-Böll-S e.v. Prague office · 2018

Tosics, I, 2017: Dilemmas around Urban Growth and Density? A Focus on Vienna’s Aspern Seestadt. In: Batista, A – Kovács, Sz, – Lesky, C (eds) Rethinking Density. Art, Culture and Urban Practices. Publication Series of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna , Vol 20. Sternberg Press, Berlin

Pauleit, S Hansen, R Rall E-L, Zölch T, Andersson, E Luz A-C, Szaraz, L Tosics, I and Vierikko, K (2017) Urban Landscapes and Green Infrastructure. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Subject: Environment and Human Health, Management and Planning Online Publication Date: Jun 2017 DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199389414.013.23

Tosics, I, 2017: ‘Hungary’, in M. Pareja and N. Winston (Eds) Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing: A Comparative European Perspective. London: Routledge. ISBN-13: 978-1138911482.

Tosics, I, 2016: Integrated Territorial Investment – A Missed Opportunity? In: Bachtler, J – Berkowitz, P – Hardy, S – Muravska, T (eds) EU Cohesion Policy. Reassessing performance and direction. London: Routledge. pp 284-296

Tosics, I, 2015: The European Demographic Challenge – Cities with Alternative Destinies. In: Demography and climate change. Studien zum Klimawandel in Österreich. Band X. Joanneum Research Policies. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschften Wien. pp.141-150

Tosics, I, 2015: Housing renewal in Hungary: from socialist non-renovation through individual market actions to area-based public intervention. In: Turkington, R – Watson, C (eds) Renewing Europe’s housing. Policy Press, Bristol-Chicago. pp.161-186 part 1 – part 2.

Kovács, Z – Tosics, I, 2014: Urban Sprawl On The Danube: The Impacts Of Suburbanization In Budapest. In: Stanilov, K – Sykora, L (eds) Confronting Suburbanisation, Urban Decentralization in Post-Socialist Central and Eastern Europe. Studies in Urban and Social Change, Wiley Blackwell Publishing, pp.33-64

Nilsson, Kjell et al., Strategies for Sustainable Urban Development and Urban-Rural Linkages, Research briefings, March 2014, European Journal of Spatial Development. briefings/article4.pdf

Ekés, A – Gerőházi, É – Gertheis, A – Hegedüs, J –Tosics, I – Tönkő, A (2013) The state of the Western subregion’s cities. In: The state of European cities in transition 2013. Taking stock after 20 years of reform. UN Habitat, Nairobi – IRM, Krakow

Tosics, I. 2013. „From Socialism to Capitalism: The Social Outcomes of the Restructuring of Cities.” In: Carmon, N. és Fainstein, S. (eds.) Policy, Planning, and People. Promoting Justice in Urban Development. Univresity of Pennsylvania Press

Tosics, I. 2013. „Sustainable land use in peri-urban areas: government, planning and financial instruments.” In: Nillson, K., Pauleit, S., Bell, S., Aalbers, C. and Nielsen, T.S. (eds.) Peri-urban futures: Scenarios and models for land use change in Europe. Springer. pp. 373-404

Dodd, J – Fox, T – Güntner, S – Provan, B – Tosics, I, 2013: Housing investments supported by the European Regional Development Fund 2007-2013. European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy.

Tosics I, 2012: Housing and the State in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. In: Susan J. Smith, Marja Elsinga, Lorna Fox O’Mahony, Ong Seow Eng,,Susan Wachter, Chris Hamnett, editors. International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Vol 3. Oxford: Elsevier; 2012. pp. 355–362.

Gerőházi, É – Hegedüs, J – Szemző, H – Tomay, K – Tosics, I (2012) The impact of European demographic trends on regional and urban development. In: Cristina Martinez-Fernandez, C – Kubo, N – Noya, A – Weyman, T (eds) Demographic Change and Local Development: Shrinkage, Regeneration and Social Dynamics. ISSN 2079-4797 (PDF) OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Working Paper Series. 2012….pdf

Tosics, I. 2012. „The Chinese urban development dilemma: heritage and green areas as victims of rapid urbanization.” In: Mazowsze Studia Regionalne nr 9/2012, Warszawa, pp. 87-100

Tosics, I. 2011: “The European Demographic Challenge: Urban Problems and Responses” In: Urban Governance in the EU. Current Challenges and Future Prospects. Committee of the Regions, 2011 pp.159-168

Tosics, I, 2011: Multilevel government systems in urban areas. Urban development and urban policies in EU Member States. In: Grisel, M – van de Waart, F (eds) Multilevel Urban Governance or the Art of Working Together. EUKN, 2011

Tosics, I, 2011: Governance challenges and models for the cities of tomorrow. Issue paper prepared for the European Commission – DG Regional Policy for the Cities of Tomorrow programme. January 2011 (included into the final publication:

Piorr, A., Ravetz, J. és Tosics, I. (eds.) 2011. „Peri-urbanisation in Europe: Towards a European Policy to sustain Urban-Rural Futures.” University of Copenhagen / Academic Books Life Sciences. 144 p. ISBN: 978-87-7903-534-8

Tosics, Iván: The approach of Budapest to the European Union The Europeanization of a post-socialist city. In: Hamedinger, A – Wolffhardt, A (eds): The Europeanization of Cities – Policies, Urban Change & Urban Networks. Techne Press Amsterdam 2010, pp. 127-144

Tosics, Iván: Dilemmas of Integrated Area-Based Urban Renewal Programmes. In: The URBACT Tribune. November 2009, 27-30.

Gerőházi Éva – Somogyi Eszter – Tosics, Iván: How to tackle extreme deprivation and socio-spatial segregation? Policy efforts and their results in Hungary. Urban Research and Practice Vol. 2, No. 2, July 2009, 206-217

Tosics, Iván: Negotiating with the Commission: the debates on the ’housing element’ of the Structural Funds. Urban Research and Practice Vol. 1, No. 1, March 2008, 93-100

Tosics, Iván: City-regions in Europe: the potentials and the realities. Town Planning Review Vol. 78, No. 6 2007, 775-796

Tosics, Iván: Spatial restructuring in post-socialist Budapest. In.: Sasha Tsenkova – Zorica Nedović-Budić (eds.): The Urban Mosaic of Post-Socialist Europe. Space, Institutions and Policy. Chapter 7, pp. 131-150. Physica-Verlag. A Springer Company. 2006

Tosics, Iván: “Territorial cohesion in an enlarged Europe” In: Luisa Pedrazzini (ed): The process of territorial cohesion in Europe. DIAP, Politecnico di Milano, 2006

Dekker, K., Hall S., van Kempen, R. and Tosics, I.: Restructuring large housing estates in European cities: an introduction. In.: van Kempen, R., Dekker, K., Hall, S. and Tosics, I.(eds): Restructing large housing estates in Europe. Chapter 1, pp. 1-17. The Policy Press, University of Bristol, Great Britain, 2005

Murie, A., Tosics, I., Aalbers, M., Sendi, R. and Černič Mali, B.: Privatisation and after. In.: van Kempen, R., Dekker, K., Hall, S. and Tosics, I.(eds): Restructing large housing estates in Europe. Chapter 5, pp. 85-104.. The Policy Press, University of Bristol, Great Britain, 2005

Knorr-Siedow, T.  and Tosics, I.: Knowledge management and enhanced policy application. In.: van Kempen, R., Dekker, K., Hall, S. and Tosics, I.(eds): Restructing large housing estates in Europe. Chapter 16, pp. 321-340. The Policy Press, University of Bristol, Great Britain, 2005

Metropolitan cooperation as a precondition for international competitiveness. Special difficulties in preparing post-socialist cities for international competition: The case of Budapest. In: Giffinger, R (ed) Competition between Cities in Central Europe: Opportunities and Risks of Cooperation. Road, Bratislava, 2005, pp.78-88

“City Development in Central and Eastern Europe Since 1990: the Impact of Internal Forces”. In F. E. Ian Hamilton, Kaliopa Dimitrovska Andrews, and Nataša Pichler-Milanović (eds): Transformation of cities in Central and Eastern Europe: towards globalization . The United Nations University Press, Tokyo; New York, 2005

Tosics, Iván: Post-socialist Budapest: The invasion of market forces and the response of public leadership. In: Hamilton, F.E.I. – Dimitrowska-Andrews, K. – Pichler-Milanović, N. (eds): Transformation of cities in central and Eastern Europe: Towards globalization. The United Nations University Press, pp. 248-280, 2005.

Szemző H. and Tosics I.: Hungary. In van Kempen, R, Vermeulen, M. and Baan, A. (eds.) Urban Issues and Urban Policies in the New EU Countries. Chapter 3. pp. 37-60. Euricur. Ashgate, The Netherland, 2005

Tosics, I. and Dukes, T.: Urban Development Programmes in the Context of Public Administration and Urban Policy. In.: Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie – 2005, Vol. 96, No. 4, pp. 390- 408. Published by BlackweIl Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK and Malden USA

Tosics, Iván: Alternativen zur Massenprivatisierung von Wohnraum. Ost-West-Gegeninformationen Jg. 17, Nr. 1/2005 pp. 8-10.

“National Urban Policies in the New EU countries: Responses to Urban Issues in Hungary” (with Szemzo, H), In abbreviated form published in: National Urban Policies in the European Union. Cities in the New EU Countries. Position, Problems, Policies. KPMG, Universiteit Utrecht. Amstelveen, 2004.

“European Urban Development: Sustainability and the Role of Housing”. In: Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 19: 67-90, 2004.

“Large Housing Estates in Hungary. Overview of developments and problems in Budapest and Nyíregyháza.” (with Erdősi, S – Gerőházi, É – Teller, N) RESTATE Report 2c. Utrecht University, 2003

“Sozialvertragliche Stadtentwicklung im Stadtewettbewerb. Stadtentwicklungspolitik am Beispiel von Wien und Budapest.” (mit Rudolf Giffinger, Johannes Wimmer, Hans Kramar, Hanna Szemző). Wiener Beitrage zur Regionalwissenchaft, 18. Institut für Stadt- und Regionalforschung, Technische Universitat Wien. 2003.

Tosics, Iván – Hegedüs, József: Housing in South-Eastern Europe. In: Stuart Lowe and Sasha Tsenkova (eds.): Housing Change in East and Central Europe Integration or Fragmentation? Chapter 2, pp. 21-44. Ashgate, 2003

Tosics, Iván: Comparative Perspectives on Urban Housing Conditions. In: Stuart Lowe and Sasha Tsenkova (eds.): Housing Change in East and Central Europe Integration or Fragmentation? Chapter 5, pp. 73-80. Ashgate, 2003

“Measuring and Evaluating Transition: The Blessing and Curse of Indicators”. In: Transition Newsletter. The Newsletter about reforming economies. The World Bank in collaboration with Stockholm School of Economics, The William Davidson Institute. Volume 13. Number 3, May-June 2002

“The dilemma of strategic planning in Central European cities: the examples of Vienna and Budapest”. In Talyigás, K – Vajdovich-Visy, E (eds) Fighting poverty together. The Budapest International Workshop. Social Science Foundation, Budapest, 2001

Tosics, Iván: “The Mass give-away – lessons learnt from the privatisation of housing in central and eastern Europe”. Eurocities Magazine/ Autumn 2001 / No. 14., pp. 15-16.

“The Dilemmas of Restructuring the Social Rental Sector in Hungary” (with József Hegedüs and Éva Gerőházi). In: Martin Lux (ed): Social Housing in Europe 2000. The collection of papers from the international workshop being held in Prague, October 2000.

“Strategies of city development policy and urban development planning in Budapest” in: Forum Raumplanung, 1/2000, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Raumplanung, ÖGR, Wien

‘Towards New Models of the Housing System’ (with József Hegedüs) In: György Enyedi (ed) Social Change and Urban Restructuring in Central Europe. Akadémiai, Budapest, 1998

Tosics, Iván: European integration and the East-Central European ‘outsiders’. Part IV., Chapter 15. In Kleinmann, M., Matznetter, W. and Stephens, M. (eds): European Integration and Housing Policy. Routledge, London and New York, 1998, pp. 275-299.

‘Rent Reform – Issues for the Countries of Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States’ (with József Hegedüs) In: Housing Studies, Vol. 13, No. 5, 657-678, September 1998

‘Budapest. Gestaltung einer Grossstadt’ (with Katalin Pallai) In: Werk, Bauen+Wohnen, Nr. 10 Oktober 1998:22-44

“Habitat II conference on Human Settlements, Istanbul, June 1996”. In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Vol 21, No 2, 1997

“Housing in Transition”, (with József Hegedüs) In: Housing Policy in Europe, edited by Paul Balchin 1996, pp. 244-272.

“East-Central European Urban and Housing Indicators System.” (with József Hegedüs), The Urban Age, August 1996.

“Transition of the Housing Sector in the East Central European Countries” (with József Hegedüs, and Stephen E. Mayo) Rewiew of Urban & Regional Development Studies 8. 1996. (p. 101-136.)

“Disintegration of the East-European Housing Model” (with József Hegedüs) In: Clapham, D. – Hegedüs, J. – Kintrea, K. – Tosics I. (eds, with Helen Kay) Housing Privatization in Eastern Europe Greenwood Press, 1996.

“Hungary” (with József Hegedüs, Katie Mark, Csilla Sárkány) In: D. Clapham, J. Hegedüs, K. Kintrea and I. Tosics (Eds) (with H. Kay) Housing Privatization in Eastern Europe. Greenwood Press: West Port Connecticut, London. 1996 pp.57-95.

 “The Poor, the Rich and the Transformation of Urban Space: Editors Introduction to the Special Issue”, (with József Hegedüs) Urban Studies, Vol. 31. No 7. 989-993, 1994

“Privatization and Rehabilitation in the Budapest Inner Districts”, (with József Hegedüs) Housing Studies, Vol.9 No.1, 1994, pp. 41-55.

“The privatization dilemma in Budapest’s public rental housing sector”, (with József Hegedüs, Katie Mark) Szociológiai Szemle, 1994 (2) (24-50)

“Local options for the Transformation of the Public Rental Sector. Empirical Results from Two Cities in Hungary”, (with József Hegedüs, Katie Mark, Raymond Struyk) Cities, 1993.

“Housing indicators in transitional economies: a new tool for policy making. The Hungarian housing indicators program intensive survey”, (with József Hegedüs) The Netherlands Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp 85-95,1993.

‘Conclusion: Past Tendencies and Recent Problems of the East European Housing Model”,  (with József Hegedüs) In: The Reform of Housing in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, Edited by B. Turner – J. Hegedüs – I. Tosics, Routledge, 1992

“Filtering in Socialist Housing Systems. Results of Vacancy Chain Surveys in Hungary”, (with József Hegedüs)  Urban Geography, 1991,12,1 pp. 19-34.

“Gentrification in Eastern Europe: the case of Budapest”, (with József Hegedüs) In: Urban Housing for the Better Off: Gentrification in Europe. Eds: Jan Van Weesep and Sako Musterd. Stedelijke Netwerken, 1991

“Integrating State Rental Housing with the Private Market. Designing housing allowances for Hungary”, (with Raymond Struyk and József Hegedüs) Urban Institute Report 91-7, Washington, D.C., 1991.

“Moving Away from the Socialist Housing Model: The Changing Role of Filtering in Hungarian Housing”, (with József Hegedüs) In: Willem van Vliet – Jan van Weesep (eds) Government and Housing. Developments in Seven Countries. Volume 36, Urban Affairs Annual Reviews. Sage Publications, 1990.

“Hungarian Housing Finance, 1983-1990. A failure of housing reform”, (with József Hegedüs) In: Housing Finance International, August, 1990.

“The social use of market processes in British and Hungarian housing policies” (with Stuart Lowe) In: Housing Studies 3 (1988): 159-171

 “Inequalities in East European cities: can redistribution ever be equalizing and if so, why should we avoid it? A reply to Iván Szelényi.” In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Volume 12 Number 1 March 1988 pp.133-136

“Privatization in housing policy: the case of the western countries and that of Hungary.” In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Volume 11 Number 1 March 1987 pp.61-78

 “Dilemmas of Reducing Direct State Control. Recent Tendencies in Hungarian Housing Policy.” In: Turner, B – Kemeny, J – Lundquist, L. (eds): Between State and Market: Housing in the Post-Industrial Era. Almqvist and Wiksell International, 1987

“Housing classes and housing policy: Some changes in the Budapest housing market.” (with József Hegedüs) In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 7 (4), 1983, 467-494