Balázs Bodó - Senior Researcher, University of Amsterdam

Balázs is an economist and piracy researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam, with additional research interests including copyright, media regulation and peer-to-peer communities.

For the past two years, Balázs has been part of a multidisciplinary research group at the the University, conducting a large-scale empirical social, economic and legal study of Alternative Compensation Systems (ACS)

Since 2013 he has been based in Amsterdam, working as a socio-legal researcher and a Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam.

He is a member of the National Copyright Expert Group and as assistant professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, helped to established and led the university’s Masters Program in Cultural Industries.

He was a Fulbright Visiting Researcher at Stanford University’s Centre for Internet and Society in 2006/7 and a Fellow at the Centre between 2006 and 2012.  In 2012/13 was a Fulbright Fellow at the Berkman Centre for Internet and Society at Harvard University.