Hungarian commercial television ATV’s morning show hosted Laszlo Csaba, professor in the Department of International Relations and European Studies at CEU, to discuss whether this tax type would really hurt the Hungarian economy that much.
http://www.vg.hu/vallalatok/a-multiellenes-es-multiparti-politika-egyenlege-negativ-438020 - Hungarian economic news portal vg.hu reports: One in four people employed in the private sector work for a multinational company, or more precisely, a corporate business owned by a foreign majority proprietor, which are also in the lead regarding wages, taxes, the creation of jobs, and productivity – compared to those companies whose majority owners are Hungarian.
http://www.edupress.hu/hirek/index.php?HirID=31828&pid=egycikk - Hungarian educational news portal reports: Central European University, the U.S. – and Hungarian – accredited graduate institution in Budapest founded by George Soros, is launching a new PhD program in the promising interdisciplinary academic field of network science.
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/09/29/nezze_meg_hogy_gazdagodott_a... - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the next article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and maintained by CEU. The blog entry "Szegényebb vagy gazdagabb lett a városa?" (Has your city become poorer or richer?) was written by Miklos Koren from CEU's Department of Economics, and Gabor Bekes from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK).
German Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth stressed the importance of dialog as he began a two-day talk series in Hungary yesterday. Referring to German concerns about certain Hungarian government measures, Roth said it is highly important that responsible politicians of the two countries talk with each other rather than by each other. Speaking to journalists, Roth stressed the values of freedom, independence, rule of law, freedom of the press, and peaceful co-existence for minorities that were at the center of Europe’s peaceful revolution 25 years ago.
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/10/27/keleti_allamunk_van_nyugati_... - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the next article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and maintained by CEU professors Gabor Kezdi, Peter Kondor, Miklos Koren, Botond Koszegi, and Adam Szeidl. The standard of Hungarian administrative services is only a little inferior to that of the Baltic countries or the Visegrad countries.
Hungarian science magazine Innoteka reports: This year, as usual, the last Friday night of September was the Night of Researchers. Staying open late at night, educational facilities and research institutes offered more than one thousand special programs for visitors, who could meet researchers of nearly all scientific disciplines. Besides the general public, those interested in pursuing a research career could learn about tender opportunities and establishments offering professional traineeships and welcoming researcher trainees.
http://vs.hu/gazdasag/osszes/oriasi-bajban-a-tesco-mar-a-magyar-kivonula... - Hungarian news portal vs.hu reports: British supermarket Tesco is doing so badly that according to certain analyses, it should leave Eastern Europe as well, if it doesn't want to lose the market competition at home, in England.
Hungarian political weekly Magyar Narancs reports: The Director General of the KigaliGenocideMemorialCenter was invited by CEU on the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide that claimed more than 800 thousand lives. He was asked not about the genocide itself, but the road that had led to it. An interview with Jean-Damascene Gasanabo about Rwanda.
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http://www.kreativ.hu/cikk/megvan_az_ev_marketinges_kozhelye - Hungarian news portal kreativ.hu reports from the IBM Business Connect conference: Closing the first stage, IBM specialist and CEU Business School lecturer Achilles Georgiu talked about the digital evolution. In his opinion, the radical nature of the IT processes of the present day is shown by the fact that for the first time in history, evolution goes from the direction of private life towards academic science and not vice versa.