December 22, 2014
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/12/22/itt_a_bizonyitek_a_kozbeszer... - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the latest article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and edited by CEU economics professors. The blog entry, written by Associate Professor Miklos Koren and Professor Adam Szeidl of the Department of Economics at CEU, is entitled “Evidence for Public Procurement Corruption” and discusses how corruption became possible in Hungary since September 2010.
December 17, 2014
Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs carries an article about the 2014 results of the Hungarian economy that bases its claims on three references, including the bi-weekly economic blog entitled „Defacto,” which is edited and written by professors of the Department of Economics at CEU (Miklos Koren, Botond Koszegi, Adam Szeidl). Due to copyright regulations, the article is available in the weekly (12. 18.2014., pp.112-113, Egyenletesen novekvo hatrany).
December 11, 2014
http://index.hu/belfold/2014/12/11/egyutt_jobb/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu carries an article that argues that the desegregation of Roma and non-Roma students in education is economically beneficial. The article refers to a study conducted in 2006 by Associate Professor Gabor Kezdi of the Department of Economics at CEU, and Gabor Kertesi of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
December 9, 2014
http://index.hu/gazdasag/2014/12/09/duflo_interju/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu reports: Economist Esther Duflo has been researching poverty with the help of a revolutionary approach. In the interview about how she became interested in economics and why she started to do research on poverty, Duflo mentions the research carried out by Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at CEU Botond Koszegi revealing that people do not like to get addicted to smoking.
December 8, 2014
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/12/08/kiket_fizetnek_meg_legjobban_a_multik/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the latest article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and edited by CEU economics professors. The blog entry, written by Professor Almos Telegdy of the Department of Economics at CEU, is entitled “Who Are the Best Paid by the Multinationals?” and discusses the differences between domestic and foreign-owned companies.
November 27, 2014
http://www.edupress.hu/hirek/index.php?HirID=31985&pid=egycikk - Hungarian educational news portal edupress.hu reports: The Hungarian branch of K&H Bank organized its Student Cup yet again this year with 236 teams. The winners of the competition, held for Hungarian university and college students, are two students from Corvinus University and Andras Beres, MA student in the Department of Economics at CEU. Other Hungarian news item:
November 27, 2014
http://www.portfolio.hu/gazdasag/adozas/mar_a_nav-ban_is_adocsalok_dolgoznak.207077.html - Hungarian economic news portal portfolio.hu reports: Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics at CEU Peter Mihalyi published an OpEd entitled „Tax Swindlers are Working in the Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration Too.” In the article Mihalyi discusses the results of the Hungarian social security system, established in the 1990s, which aims at financing pensions and health care f
November 24, 2014
http://vs.hu/gazdasag/osszes/ennyit-bukhatunk-ha-kiutaljuk-a-kulfoldieket-1124#!s4 - Hungarian news portal vs.hu calculated how much the Hungarian economy could lose if foreign investors would leave the country due to the measures of the Hungarian government. The article embeds a recent presentation by Associate Professor Miklos Koren in the Department of Economics at CEU about Multinational Companies in Hungary. Other item of Hungarian coverage:
November 24, 2014
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/11/24/oroszok_a_spajzban/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the next article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and edited by CEU economics professors. The blog entry “This is how Putin could keep us at bay” discusses how big an effect current and eventual future Russian sanctions may have on the economies of the region.
November 19, 2014
http://mandiner.hu/cikk/20141119_mit_hozhat_nekunk_az_eu_usa_szabadkereskedelem - Hungarian news portal mandiner.hu investigates: Who is the EU-USA free trade and investment agreement good for and what is it about? What should consumers and companies expect?