Peter Balogh

Peter Balogh
University of Debrecen · Department of Statistics and Methodology

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September 2010 - October 2015
University of Debrecen
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Publications (127)
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This article discusses the use of drones in Hungary and considers their future penetration, based on the responses to a nationally representative 2021 questionnaire among 200 large-scale farmers engaged in precision farming and in crop production. Both the applied trans-theoretical model (with ordinal logit regression model) and the questionnaire d...
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With the increase in health awareness more and more attention is paid to how manufacturers can respond to ever-changing consumer needs. This is especially true for the market of popular consumer goods such as chocolate. In order to understand Hungarian consumers' preferences in chocolate bars, we used the stated choice experiment method in our rese...
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This study aims to validate Fantini’s intercultural competence scale in a sample of foreign students in a Central European context, and to figure out the pathways which are critical in improving the intercultural competence of foreign students. To achieve that, the study used confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to construct the structural equation m...
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In recent years, the Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) has become one of the most successful wild bird species in urban environments across Europe. Hooded crows can cause several problems in cities, including trash scattering, noise disturbance, and aggressive behavior toward humans or pets, and they can be potential vectors of pathogens. To find effecti...
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Geographical Indications (GIs) can increase producer margins and contribute to local economic development, but the extent to which they do so depends on the nature of consumer demand. A Discrete Choice Experiment (DCE) considers the value that consumers place on a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) in comparison with a leading manufacturer’s b...
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Our study focuses on examining physical activity, as one of the most influential health determinants by domains and dimensions among Roma, the largest vulnerable ethnic minority in Europe. The study was carried out on a sample representative of the Hungarian Roma (HR) population (n = 350) living in segregated colonies in Northeast Hungary in compar...
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Generational renewal is a core issue in European agriculture. Despite the continuous efforts of governments and the EU Council, the ageing of farmers seems an unstoppable process, accompanied by land concentration, the decrease in agricultural activity and the transformation of the European countryside. Consequently, there is a very rich scientific...
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A szerzők egy olyan diszkrét választási kísérlet részleteit ismertetik, amely a pálinkafogyasztók preferenciáit vizsgálta. A pálinka Magyarország nemzeti, az Európai Unió által elismert itala, amelynek minősége és fogyasztása jelentős változáson ment keresztül az elmúlt évtizedekben. A tanulmány célja nemcsak a kísérlet eredményeinek bemutatása, de...
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This systematic review presents the most important characteristics and trends of research in circular supply chain management (CSCM), taking into account the impact of COVID. In addition, the similarities and differences between the basic concepts often used as synonyms for sustainability are also presented. First, the sample database (39,000 recor...
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Indigenous pigs are essential domestic animals for rural life and meat supply in Laos, especially for ethnic people in remote areas. Northern provinces have the most numerous indigenous pig populations, i.e. covering 84 % of the total pig population. This study was conducted in northern Laos, where 164 pig-raising households, 325 sows and 1246 pigl...
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This study aimed to examine whether litters’ let-together system before weaning (‘kindergarten-system’) has any stress effect and effect on post-weaning behavior, respectively. One week before weaning piglets were socialized by removing four adjacent farrowing crate walls. After weaning, piglets from the same experimental groups were housed in the...
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Precision farming may play an important role in agricultural innovation. The study focuses on the attitude of Hungarian farmers toward precision farming. Based on the relevant technical literature, we performed a nationally representative questionnaire survey of 594 farmers and deep interviews with experts and farmers (30 persons). As regards the q...
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This study aims to examine the impact of social tolerance of cultural diversity, and the ability to speak widely spoken languages, on economic performance. Based on the literature, the evidence is still controversial and unclear. Therefore, the study used panel data relating to (99) non-English speaking economies during the time period between 2009...
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A tanulmány célja, hogy bemutassa a látens osztályú (latent class, LC) modell becslésének folyamatát és eredményeinek értelmezését az R Apollo csomag használatán keresztül. A szerzők egy mindenki számára elérhető adatbázis példáján keresztül prezentálják a modell felépítésének kritikus lépéseit és az eredmények értelmezését. Emellett kitérnek és aj...
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The current paper analyzes the awareness of renewable energy sources (RES), the relationship between self-reported and actual knowledge, and the correlation among the knowledge of renewable energy sources, the characteristic stereotypes, and the typical attitude of different social groups to energy, comparing them with international experience. A n...
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The article highlights the worldwide dissemination of precision agriculture scientific researches published from the period of 1996-2018, data gathered in the Scopus citation database, using the science mapping method. The findings show that there is a constant rise in the number of publications in precision agriculture. The USA is not only leading...
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Language and quality education play an important role in enhancing the development of regions and economies. Education systems and language policies implemented by different countries depend upon their individual political, cultural, historic, and economic characteristics. However, it is important for each country to achieve a degree of harmony bet...
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In our study, we examined whether product characteristics indicated by food labels matter in purchasing decisions for sausage made from traditional Hungarian mangalica pork; and how much consumers are willing to pay for them. On the other hand, we also tried to measure whether any changes in consumers’ preferences occurred in recent years. Two prod...
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Since late 2019, an outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly spread all over the world, challenging the sustainability of global agri-food markets. Although its full impact on agricultural and food markets is not yet evident, we have some early evidence on the different impacts. The aim of this article is to summarize the ear...
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Introduction: Physical activity is inversely proportional to mortality, so it has an important role in disease prevention. The aim of our study was to characterize the physical activity of Hungarians, the most obese population in Europe. Materials and methods: In a cross-sectional study the physical activity of the Hungarian population was characte...
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Heat No Service (HNS) is an increasing managerial decision made in commercial piglet producing herds. Performance of gilts has been shown to be influenced by initial decisions made on them at their introduction in the breeding herds. Lifetime Reproductive performance comprising of parity total born piglets and lifetime total born piglets of gilts i...
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A tanulmány célja, hogy felmérje a mangalicakolbászra vonatkozó fogyasztói preferenciákat, azaz meghatározza a vásárlási döntések során leginkább fontosnak ítélt terméktulajdonságokat, azok irányát és a szintjeikre vonatkozó fizetési hajlandóságot. A vizsgálat diszkrét választási kísérleten keresztül zajlott, ahol négy terméktulajdonságot (ár, húst...
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This paper assesses consumer preferences for margarine among Hungarian and foreign university students (studying in Hungary) by using the discrete choice experiment. The questionnaire-based survey was preceded by a focus group interview which, supplemented with knowledge gained from literature, established product attributes involved in the examina...
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The basic question of our research is what crop-producing farmers know about PF (precision farming), and how economic value and social factors motivate the acceptance and implementation of PF. We conducted a cross-sectional survey, using standardized questionnaires, in 2018, that was nationally representative of Hungarian crop producers. Besides th...
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Kutatásunk középpontjában a diszkrét választási kísérlet alkalmazhatóságának vizsgálata volt, az élelmiszerekkel (jelen esetben margarinnal) kapcsolatosan. A módszertan hatékonyságának felmérése mellett szerettünk volna képet kapni arról, hogyan is ítélnek meg a hazai fogyasztók egy olyan egészség szempontjából megosztó terméket, mint a margarint....
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The energy sector is undergoing radical changes, and this transition is expected to accelerate all over the world over the coming years. In our recent research, we conducted a questionnaire survey at different levels and asked the experts in the area, the businesses involved in the issue, the operators and maintainers of existing systems, as well a...
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A cikk célja, hogy bemutassa egy preferenciaértékelő módszer (diszkrét választási kísérlet [discrete choice experiments, DCE]) egyik leggyakrabban alkalmazott modelljének (multinomiális logit, MNL) becslési folyamatát és eredményeinek értelmezését az R Apollo csomag alkalmazásán keresztül. A szerzők egy mindenki számára hozzáférhető adatbázist hasz...
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This paper focuses on the economic and statistical evaluation of the production technology findings of the polyfactorial maize production experiments carried out between 2015-2017 at the Látókép Experiment Site of the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management. The examined agrotechnical factors i...
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An observational retrospective study was done to provide up-to-date information on recent sow removal patterns from 9 breed-wean herds of Midwest USA. The study comprised of sow’s removal reasons and removal types of F1 Landrace x Yorkshire gilts entered in the herds between 1st Jan 2014 and 31st July 2016. Data was extracted from existing database...
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Age at first breeding and lifetime reproductive performance was analyzed on 17,558 F1 Landrace x Yorkshire gilts from 9 piglet producing herds of Midwest, United States entered in herds between 1st Jan 2014 and 31st July 2016. At the time of data collection Dec 2018, 15% of the sows were still active in the herds hence excluded from the analysis. I...
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The world energy consumption was about 567-578 EJ in 2017 which is still increasing – in 2017 by 2.2%, and yearly by 1.7% on average since 2006 (BP, 2018, IEA, 2018). Within this, the consumption of residential segment plays a significant role both in the EU (42%) and in Hungary (35%) as well (Eurostat, 2019). The Hungarian population spend 12.8% (...
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Hungarian traditional pork consumption has been limited as a result of relations established between fat consumption and African swine fever (ASF). The objective of this study was to determine the attitudes of Hungarian farmers to traditional pig keeping. For the analysis, in-depth interviews have been carried out with experts, and producers of the...
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Hungarian sour cherries (SC) are excellent source of anthocyanin (concentrations (100–300 mg in 100 g fresh fruit) and melatonin (0.15 mg in 100 g fresh fruit), but other flavonoid derivatives also can be isolated by aqueous alcoholic extraction. We have developed a new process for extracting non-extractable procyanidines bound to the membrane, pro...
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The purpose of this study was to determine whether cherry extract has any effect on salivary α-amylase activity (sAA) or on the level of Streptococcus mutans in human saliva. 70 patients (45 females and 25 males) in three age groups (22 children, 25 young adults, and 23 adults) were examined. All participants completed a questionnaire to obtain inf...
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Napjainkban egyre csökken a közösségi közlekedést használók aránya, míg a magánjellegű közlekedés részesedése folyamatosan nő. Ahhoz, hogy az emberek a közösségi közlekedést válasszák a sokkal kényelmesebb és rugalmasabb egyéni közlekedés helyett, ismernünk kell azokat a tényezőket, amelyek leginkább befolyásolhatják őket a döntéseikben. Cikkünk el...
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In our paper we examine the economics of a technological process which utilizes the separated biogas plant digestate as the primary material and, as auxiliary material, the waste heat produced by the cogeneration process, to produce a marketable pellet which can be used in two ways (to supply soil nutrients and heat energy). Using multivariate line...
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Hungary, this small and open economy with limited natural resources, tries to build its future on creativity and innovation. At the same time, the country has declared in its basic law a categorical prohibition on the application of genetically modified organisms. The aim of this study is to explain the causes of this obvious contradiction. The col...
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The article analyses co-authorship and co-citation networks in Food Policy, which is the most important agricultural policy journal in the field of agricultural economics. The paper highlights the principal researchers in this field together with their authorship and citation networks on the basis of 714 articles written between 2006 and 2015. Resu...
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A szerzők kutatási célkitűzése, hogy megvizsgálják a napjainkban megfigyelhető nagyarányú népességvándorlással kapcsolatos eseményeket, azok kiváltó okát és prediktív hatását a felsőoktatásban tanuló egyetemi hallgatók, doktoranduszok által felállított és képviselt attitűdjein keresztül. A megkérdezettek csoportját, azaz a mintát, 425 fő a magyar f...
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ÖSSZEFOGLALÁS A szerzők vizsgálatukban holstein-fríz állományok szaporodásbiológiai mutatóit elemezték különös tekintettel a nyári időszakra. A termékenyítési index május-tól kezdve folyamatosan emelkedni kezdett, augusztusban érte el a legnagyobb értéket, a teheneké akár ,, is lett, míg az üszőké sokkal kiegyenlítettebb ,-, volt egész évben. A hős...
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This research focuses on the role of trust and the impact of its level on the revenue, earnings before tax and the degree of flexibility of logistics service providers (LSPs). More specifically, the role of the executive manager is examined in relation to the impact of business relationships (trust levels) within and between organizations. In addit...
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The goal of this study is to investigate the cause of a growing food price volatility. We analyse whether food price volatility is mainly induced by transfer of the oil price shock or if it is the consequence of a rising and competitive biofuel production. Furthermore, we evaluate the impact of biofuels on land use as well. Food prices have lately...
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Ebben az előadásban a hálózatelemzés története mellett a tudományos publikációk szerzőinek kapcsolathálói és a cikkek hivatkozási hálói kerülnek bemutatásra egy példán keresztül.
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Absztrakt: Kutatásunk során a családi gazdálkodásról szóló cikkek szerzőinek kapcsolati hálózatát elemeztük. A kapcsolatháló elemzés definíciója alapján makro szinten tettük ezt, hiszen ez vizsgálja az egyének közötti kapcsolatokat, illetve a közöttük lévő interakciókat. A minta alapját az 1976-2016 között ebben a témában írt 254 tudományos cikk ad...
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The pork production has changed significant in recent decades. Pig production fell significantly due to the need to adapt to new animal welfare rules in the sector. Furthermore, change in the meat consumption habit had also a negative effect on pig meat production. Hungarian pig sector and meat industry are in a difficult situation. Due to the high...
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The article analyses co-authorship and co-citation networks in the Journal of Food Policy that is the most important agricultural policy journal in the field of the agricultural economics literature. The paper highlights the principal researchers in this field together with their authorship and citation networks on the basis of 714 articles written...
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In our research, we analysed the co-authorship network of articles on family farming. Based on the definition of social network analysis, we did this on a macro level, as it examines relationships between individuals and interactions. Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a wide strategy to investigate the social structure. SNA is used to obtain pattern...
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The economic, political and social changes experienced globally in recent years have influenced international migration in various countries. The aim of our study is to present the economic and non-economic aspects which determine the quantitative evaluation of migration and to reveal which of the two main factor groups is more dominant. In January...
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A kutatás célja a gazdasági és vidékfejlesztési agrármérnök alapszakos illetve gazdasági agrármérnök mesterszakos hallgatók tanulási motivációjának és személyes kompetenciáinak statisztikai vizsgálata, amely legfőbbképpen a kései „Y”-generáció jellemzőit, kihívásait összegzi és mutatja be. A sikeres diplomás munkavállaló feltétele nem kizárólag a f...
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Producers are eager to implement their processes more effectively in order to minimize costs and to maximize profit. The primary purpose is to keep inventory value at the lowest possible rate to minimize costs. To this end, the investigated organization operates several processes. One of them is the so-called Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), in whic...
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Methods of cooling monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar modules with water vaporizing are analysed in the paper regarding the effects of temperature on performance and its economic relations. Since water usage may present a significant cost the aim of the research was to create a cooling system that operates without loss of flowing water. Resu...
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Sow longevity plays an important role in economically efficient piglet production. Improving sow longevity results increase in the productivity and profitability of a sow herd. Longevity is a complex trait with many factors that can contribute to a sow having a long and productive life. Not only the sow’s genetics, but also nutrition, environment a...
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In this study our aim was to find out if there is a difference between the genotypes determined for the previously identified mutations of seven genes of the Hungarian Large White in terms of the time spent in production. We identified the previously determined alleles of the seven genes (BF, EGF, ESR, FSHβ, H2AFZ, LEP, PRLR) related to proliferati...
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This study evaluated the correlation of carcass meat content with the development of the reproductive system in sexually immature gilts of Polish Large White (PLW) and Polish Landrace (PL) breeds. The results, obtained from three groups (I, II, III) of gilts differing in lean meat percentage, indicate an effect on fattening and slaughtering traits...
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The present investigation evaluates the capacity of Allium ursinum (wild garlic) leaf lyophilisate (WGLL; alliin content: 0.261%) to mitigate cardiovascular damage in hypercholesterolemic rabbits. New Zealand rabbits were divided into three groups: (i) cholesterol-free rabbit chow (control); (ii) rabbit chow containing 2% cholesterol (hypercholeste...
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This paper focuses on the impact of sprinkling and refrigerant based cooling methods of photovoltaic modules on actual performance, the duration of cooling and the quickness of the impact of cooling in comparison with monocrystalline photovoltaic modules without cooling. The obtained findings were analysed both from technical and economic aspects....
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Reflecting the growing interest from both consumers and policymakers, and building on recent developments in Willingness to Pay (WTP) methodologies, we evaluate consumer preferences for an archetypal traditional food product. Specifically we draw on stated preference data from a discrete choice experiment, considering the traditional Hungarian mang...