November 11, 2014
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/11/10/ezert_rossz_otlet_a_meg_tobb... - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the next article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and edited by professors in the Department of Economics at CEU. The blog entry “This is Why More Russian Gas is a Bad Idea” discusses that gas is significantly more expensive in those countries where the proportion of Russian import is high within the consumption.
October 29, 2014
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).
October 24, 2014
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.
October 14, 2014
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/10/14/ujszulott/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the next article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and maintained by CEU. The blog entry “Akiknel születes elott bukhat a siker eselye” (Doomed to failure before birth) was written by Gabor Kezdi from CEU’s Department of Economics. The research discusses that the life chances of low-birth-weight infants are worse than the chances of those born with normal weight.
September 14, 2014
http://www.napi.hu/nemzetkozi_gazdasag/hat_ok_ami_miatt_lengyelorszag_a_jo_celpont.586427.html - Hungarian economic news portal napi.hu reports on the EuCham Conference on Poland and quotes from the lecture of Julius Horvath, head of CEU’s Department of Economics. In his talk on the Polish economy, Horvath pointed out that growth would definitely continue in the economies of the Central and Eastern European region, but the pre-crisis fast pace would most likely become slower.
September 11, 2014
http://mno.hu/jegyzet/a-jegybank-alternativat-ad-1247240 - Hungarian news portal mno.hu published an opinion piece about the Central Bank’s recent active engagement in economics training in Hungary.
August 30, 2014
Hungarian political and economic weekly, HVG quotes from a letter from a reader in response to HVG’s previous edition’s article on Hungarian healthcare and the issue of gratitude money. The reader claims that it is a well-known fact that the average Hungarian wages and the national GDP do not reach the EU average. He writes that a group of economists who have won European grants of several million euros, composed of researchers of Central European University (represented e.g.
August 28, 2014
http://www.origo.hu/gazdasag/20140828-kulfoldi-munkavallalas-ezt-erdemes-tudni.html - Hungarian news portal origo.hu interviews two youngsters who emigrated to Amsterdam in the hope of finding better jobs abroad. One of them is a CEU alumnus, Peter, who studied in the Department of Economics at CEU.
August 25, 2014
http://nepszava.hu/cikk/1031195-budapesten-tanult-a-szloven-penzugyminiszter/ - Hungarian news portal nepszava.hu reports: It could already be suspected last week that the direction of the Ministry of Finances would be taken over by Slovenian academic Dusan Mramor, the former dean of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana. Mramor knows Hungary very well as he had studied at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest.
August 18, 2014
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/08/18/hat_ezert_jobb_a_nyugat_mint_a_kelet/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the next article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and maintained by CEU. The blog entry “Hat ezert jobb a Nyugat, mint a Kelet” (This is why the West is Better than the East) was written by Cecilia Hornok from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK), and Associate Professors Botond Koszegi and Adam Szeidl of CEU’s Department of Economics.