Balázs Páger is working as junior research fellow at the Institute for Regional Studies, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He holds a Master Degree in Economics from the University of Pécs in 2010. He is PhD Candidate in the Doctoral School in Regional Policy and Economics, University of Pécs. Balázs has taken part in various research projects regarding the measurement of regional and national level entrepreneurship, identification of development paths in Central and Eastern European regions and mapping the regional innovation processes in Hungary. His research interest involves entrepreneurship and regional development, regional innovation processes, and regional economic development.