Zoltán Kmetty

Zoltán Kmetty
Download CV Senior Research Fellow (MTA TK Recens)
Research Interests


Mathematical Statistics

Political participation

Network analysis

Computational Social Science

Text Mining

Selected Publications

Breuer, J., Kmetty, Z., Haim, M., & Stier, S. (2022). User-centric approaches for collecting Facebook data in the ‘post-API age’: Experiences from two studies and recommendations for future research. Information, Communication & Society, 1-20.


Kmetty, Z., & Bozsonyi, K. (2022). Identifying depression-related behavior on Facebook—an experimental study. Social Sciences11(3), 135.


Kmetty, Z., & Stefkovics, Á. (2022). Assessing the effect of questionnaire design on unit and item-nonresponse: Evidence from an online experiment. International Journal of Social Research Methodology25(5), 659-672.


Szabó, G., Kmetty, Z., & K. Molnár, E. (2021). Politics and Incivility in the Online Comments: What is Beyond the Norm-Violation Approach?. International Journal Of Communication, 15, 26.


Koltai J.,Kmetty Z., Bozsonyi K. (2021)From Durkheim to Machine Learning: Finding the Relevant Sociological Content in Depression and Suicide-Related Social Media Discourses. In: Rudas T., Péli G. (eds) Pathways Between Social Science and Computational Social Science. Computational Social Sciences. Springer


Kostadinova, T., & Kmetty, Z. (2019). Corruption and political participation in Hungary: Testing models of civic engagement. East European Politics and Societies33(3), 555-578.


Kmetty, Z., Tardos, R., Albert, F., & Dávid, B. (2018). Mapping social milieus and cohesion patterns between 1997 and 2014. Exploiting the potential of the occupational position generator. Social Networks55, 116-129.


Albert, F., Dávid, B., Kmetty, Z., Kristóf, L., Róbert, P., & Szabó, A. (2018). Mapping the Post-communist Class Structure: Findings from a New Multidimensional Hungarian Class Survey. East European Politics and Societies32(3), 544-565.


Kmetty, Z., Koltai, J., & Tardos, R. (2017). Core ties homophily and sociocultural divides in Hungary from 1987 to 2015. International Journal of Sociology47(3), 228-249.


For the full publication list, see: https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10029445


Research Projects

2012-2013        The complex analysis of Red Sludge Catastrophic

Hungarian Academy of Science



2012-2014        Disadvantaged people access to the social system

TÁMOP 5.4.1-12



2012-2015        Role of cleavages, values and identity in the development of Hungarian party system, 2000-2014

National Research and Innovation Office. K105445



2013-2018        Crisis and Social Innovation

MTA Research Group

Senior Researcher


2015-2017        NATCONSUMERS

H2020. Grant agreement ID: 657672

Project Coordinator


2016-2018        ISSP – Networks and resources

National Research and Innovation Office. K119565



2016-2018        Explaining welfare attitudes: general moral principles, issue framing and survey design

National Research and Innovation Office. K120070



2018-2020        STEPIN - Using Living Labs to roll out Sustainable Strategies for Energy Poor Individuals

H2020 Grant agreement ID: 785125

Lead researcher, WP leader


2018-2020        Text analytics and social media research

National Research and Innovation Office. FK128981

Principal Investigator


2019-2024        Social history analysis of the press between 1945 and 1989 with the methods of natural language processing (NLP)

National Research and Innovation Office. FK131826

Senior Researcher


2021-2023        Digital Data through Data Donation

ELKH Flagship project

Principal Investigator


2021-2023        Online representation of COVID-19 and vaccines using NLP tools

Artificial Intelligence National Laboratory [MILAB]

Principal Investigator


2024-2026        Digital Political Footprints

National Research and Innovation Office. K147329

Principal Investigator