http://www.greenfo.hu/hirek/2014/12/14/szekszard-is-reszese-az-eu-legatfogobb-klimakutatasanak - During the week of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru, international climate change experts visited Hungary, to introduce the newest climate change research project of the EU.
Hungarian women’s magazine Nok Lapja Psziche discussed the structire of social networks, their benefits and research in this field of new study. It quotes Associate Professor at CEU’s Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Balazs Vedres: “Typically, both our web and personal networks are quite closed in nature. We choose new friends from among the friends of our friends. However, there is a significant diversion in terms of the informativeness of the contact.
http://csaladhalo.hu/cikk/hatter/magyar-ikerregiszter-egyedulallo-teljesitmeny-regioban - Hungarian news portal csaladhalo.hu reports: The 15th Congress of the International Society of Twin Studies (ISTS) took place in Hungary between Nov.16-19. The regionally unique Hungarian Twin Registry was vital in making this conference a reality.
http://privatbankar.hu/penzugyek/lassan-feny-derul-az-arnyekbankrendszer-legsotetebb-titkaira-275724 - Hungarian economic news portal portfolio.hu reports on shadow banking and describes the research of world renowned Hungarian professor Zoltan Pozsar, who has recently held a lecture at CEU Business School on this topic.
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.
http://www.nlcafe.hu/egeszseg/20141210/mesterseges-megtermekenyites-/ - Hungarian women’s news portal nlcafe.hu investigates: As many as eight eggs may be fertilized during in vitro fertilization, but most of them are never “born”, that is they are stored in refrigerators at the clinics as reserves. What will happen to them? Who should decide about their fate? And should a woman be allowed to undergo the implantation if she is single?
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.
http://www.vezess.hu/hirek/uj-penzugyi-mesterkepzes-ceu/56995/ - Hungarian news portal vezess.hu carries an interview with Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance at CEU Business School Anna Turner on the new Master’s in Finance course offered at the school.
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http://www.portfolio.hu/unios_forrasok/gazdasagfejlesztes/hol_merult_fel_korrupciogyanu_most_megtudhatja.207585.html - Hungarian economic news portal reports: Public Funds Search, an important project developed by the Corruption Research Center Budapest (CRCB) has been launched. Thanks to this application promoting transparency, anyone can look up who won a public procurement tender when and for what over the past few years.
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.