Dr Aliz Tóth

Dr Aliz Tóth

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Department of Government

Room No
CBG 4.13
Office Hours
Tuesdays 15:30 - 17:30
Connect with me

English, Hungarian
Key Expertise
Political economy of development, state capacity, land politics, India

About me

Aliz Tóth is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. Her research focuses on state capacity, bureaucracy, and the politics of natural resources in India. She is working on a book manuscript that investigates the causes of conflict over land acquisition for infrastructure projects. In her research, she uses a variety of methods including original surveys, field experiments, observational data, and in-depth interviews.

Research interests

  • Why do states and private sector entities struggle to acquire land for large scale infrastructure projects?
  • Which institutions and policies reduce (or heighten) conflict over natural resources such as land, forests, and mineral resources?
  • When do bureaucrats enable the state to extract resources from citizens?

Teaching responsibilities

  • GV481: GV481 Quantitative Analysis for Political Science
  • GV514: Political Science and Political Economy Doctoral Workshop