August 18, 2016
Hungarian weekly 168 Ora carries an interview with Peter Mihalyi, visiting professor at CEU’s Department of Economics, and Sociologist Ivan Szelenyi about corruption and current Hungarian politics. Due to copyright regulations the article is available in the weekly (8.18.2016. pp.22-26. Putyinnak sincs ellenzeke)
August 4, 2016
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2016/08/04/felcsut_testvervarosai_a_vilag_korul/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu’s blog Defacto posted its latest article about the economic developments in Felcsut, the home town of Hungarian PM Orban, since Orban’s party gained power in 2010.
July 11, 2016
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2016/07/11/a_jobboldal_jobban_lenyulta_az_allami_hirdetesi_penzeket_mint_a_baloldal/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu’s blog Defacto posted its latest article about Hungarian right of center media outlets winning more state advertisements than their left of center counterparts.
June 20, 2016
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2016/06/20/orrunk_elott_az_alombefektetes/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu’s blog Defacto posted its latest article with the title “Is our dream investment right in front of our nose?” The article deals with why it might seem that certain stock investment funds do better than others.
June 15, 2016
Hungarian weekly Demokrata interviewed Laszlo Csaba, professor at CEU’s Department of Economy about a possible upcoming recession and the different approaches to economic thinking. Due to copyright regulations, the interview is available in the weekly (6.15.2016. pp. 16-18. Ujratermelodtek a valsagjelensegek)
May 23, 2016
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2016/05/23/kell-e_penzugyi_rezsicsokkentes/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu’s blog Defacto posted its latest article with the title “Where does our money go when we invest into shares?” The article argues that the high costs of investing in shares at the stock exchange is groundless, and for Hungarian investors to be able to participate in the high yields of the long-term investments these costs have to be drastically reduced.
May 2, 2016
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2016/05/02/hatalmas_az_oktatasi_kiadasok_hatasa_a_gyerekek_felnottkori_jovedelmere/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu’s blog Defacto posted its latest article with the title “The effects of school spending is huge on adulthood earnings of children.” Referring to an American research (http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~ruckerj/QJE_resubmit_final_version.pdf
April 28, 2016
http://index.hu/gazdasag/2016/04/28/ezert_vannak_lengyel_buszok_budapesten_es_nem_magyar_buszok_a_lengyeleknel/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu interviewed Gabor Bekes, visiting professor at CEU’s Department of Economics, about how Hungarian companies’ competitiveness could be enhanced on the global market.
April 11, 2016
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2016/04/11/hatalmas_az_alsos_oktatas_hatasa_a_felnottkori_jovedelemre/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu’s blog Defacto posted its latest article with the title “The effects of kindergarten education is huge on earnings in adulthood.” The blog post points out, that based on the research of Chetty, Friedman, Hilger, Saez, Schanzenbach and Yagan (http://qje.oxfordjournals.
March 31, 2016
One of the most important developments or events in the unit's history: 4 ERC grants, variety of other prestigious grants PhD program accredited both in the US and Hungary. The most important development in 2014-15: Hiring 2 new faculty to replace those who left. Other important developments in 2014-15: New program: MSc in Business Analytics, i.e. Big Data program.