Courses

Type: core for MSc in Business analyticselective for : MSc in FinanceTiming: Friday afternoon + a weekday 5.30 After an overview of the entire data science landscape this course will focus on machine learning. The course will introduce the main fundamental concepts in machine learning (supervised learning, training,...
Instructor: Szilard Pafka
Credits: 2.0
Type: core for class of 2017 Sept / elective for class of Mar 2017elective for MSc in Finance Full and Part TimeTiming: Friday afternoon + a weekday 5.30 This course will build on the previous one (which introduced the basic concepts in machine learning) and will discuss state-of-the-art algorithms for supervised...
Instructor: Szilard Pafka
Credits: 2.0
Type: electiveTiming: Full time, part time: weekday evening This course will enable students select the right visualization form to their data and present them in a way to engage their audience. We will learn through exercise how data visualizations work, what are the best practices and how to avoid common pitfalls....
Instructor: Krisztina Szűcs
Credits: 1.0
This is a special, highly practice oriented out-of-classroom program adapted to the specific needs individuals and small teams. The goal is to provide students with the experience of planning, developing and building a real new venture. The learning would largely take place as a result of actually starting and/or...
Credits: 3.0
Type: electiveTiming: TBA In last few years, the world of data has shifted from general solutions to specialized solutions, from closed commercial systems to a perplexing variety of open source systems, therefore choosing the right solution to the problem became a key element of the business analytics.This course...
Instructor: László Salló
Credits: 2.0
We will discover the latest digital trends, tools, and techniques that help companies in brand development and turning brand values to actual sales. Students will have the chance to follow real life examples from integrating digital methods into marketing plans through the campaign management to the evaluation of the...
Instructor: Tibor Farkas
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Gabor Bacsa
Credits: 1.0
core for MSc in Technology Management and Innovationelective for MSc in Business Analytics
Instructor: Zsolt Szeleczki
Credits: 2.0
Type: coreTerm: Winter or SpringTiming: Full time, part time: weekday eveningThe past ten years have brought a fundamental change in our lives, and the reason for the changes was technological development itself. In times of crisis and continuously changing environment there is an evidence need for creativity and...
Instructor: Achilles Georgiu
Credits: 2.0
This course is about one of the most important key objectives of each and every decisionmaker: how to make their constituency(country, company and other institutions) more competitive. In our global environment the objective is relevant only in international context – therefore our focus is on international...
Instructor: Noémi Alexa
Credits: 1.5
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Instructor: Zoltan Buzady
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Andrea Weber
Credits: 5.0
This course is mandatory for MA students in Economic and Legal Studies and elective for the other students.
Instructor: Andrzej Baniak
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Arieda Muco
Credits: 4.0
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Instructor: Gabor Baranyai
Credits: 2.0
The objective of this course is to equip students with analytical frameworks and tools by which they will be able to generate venture ideas and to launch new companies. Special attention is paid to the creation of companies using modern technology components and solutions. Students, who successfully complete the...
Instructor: Gyorgy Bőgel
Credits: 2.0
The conceptual framework of entrepreneurship is young and its distinctive scientific contribution is frequently debated. Data for scientific research are difficult to obtain, many findings to date are the same as those generated in other areas. Anyway, the phenomenon of entrepreneurship provides research subjects and...
Instructor: Gyorgy Bőgel
Credits: 2.0
core for Katalyst Executive MBA elective for : MSc in Business Analytics,Msc in Finance, MSc in Techonology Management and InnovationThis is the key module aimed at discussing the importance of ethical behavior and the responsibility of modern corporations to society in the transnational business environment in which...
Instructor: Davide Torsello
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Chrys Margaritidis
Credits: 2.0
The aim of the course is to provide a broad understanding of the principles and techniques of finance, and to apply these to decisions faced by financial managers. The learning objectives will be achieved through the discussion of both theory and real-world applications.Understanding the problems covered in the course...
Instructor: Adam Zawadowski
Credits: 3.0
Core for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MSc in Finance (full-time), MSc in Technology Management and Innovation (full-time)Elective for: MA in Global Economic Relations (full-time)The aim of the course is to provide a broad understanding of the principles and techniques of finance, and to apply these to...
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
core for : MSc in Finance (part-time), MSc in Technology Management and Innovation (part-time), elective for: MA in Global Economic Relations (part-time), The aim of the course is to provide a broad understanding of the principles and techniques of finance, and to apply these to decisions faced by financial managers....
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Mark Walton
Credits: 2.0
This course is designed to introduce you to the frontiers of research in financial economics. We will mainly focus on theoretical research in the areas of financial frictions, crises, liquidity, bubbles,financial intermediation, and banking. The course will contain a mix of lectures and paperdiscussions. A firm...
Instructor: Adam Zawadowski
Credits: 4.0
The course provides an introduction to the art and science of trading. Various timeframes, markets, instruments and analytical methods will be discussed. Success factors of automated and semi-automated trading strategies will be explored. Students will, in groups, design, backtest and forward-test their own trading...
Instructor: Ferenc Meszaros
Credits: 1.0
elective for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MA in Global Economic Relations ( Full Time)Presentation of the major issues in fiscal policy and public financial management: theoretical foundations, empirical measurement, institutional solutions
Instructor: Balázs Romhányi
Credits: 4.0
This course covers analytical tools and techniques required to analyze fixed-income securities in modern financial markets. Theories, models, quantitative methods and their applications in fixed-income markets will be emphasized. Reuters examples, case studies and trading games will be used to illustrate how market...
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
This course aims to familiarize students with the process by which foreign policy is made. In exploring this question, the course takes students on a tour through the corpus of thought on foreign policy. Broadly speaking, the course follows a traditional "levels of analysis" structure, beginning with the systemic or...
Instructor: Erin Kristin Jenne
Credits: 4.0
Course code: CNSC 6000Level: DoctoralCourse Status: MandatoryBackground and overall aim of the course:Networks are ubiquitous. Economic trade, social relationships, terrorist organizations or biochemical reactions – all span networks. Network science has gone through a spectacular development recently. The data deluge...
Instructor: János Kertész
Credits: 4.0
In this course, we will examine long-term trends in global economic inequalities between and within countries, and we will engage with the most important controversies about the measurement and interpretation of inequality. In the first part of the course, major theoretical approaches to global inequality will be...
Instructor: Thomas Fetzer
Credits: 4.0
This course presents systematic explanation of the emergence of the global economy. This course is prepared as a broad introduction to the topics at the centre of policy debates, which the student - who may one day be involved in policy making in different contexts - might find useful. The course is taught in non-...
Credits: 4.0
The course covers a range of topics in the field of economic growth. The focus is on macro facts and macro models of growth and development, including models of exogenous and endogenous growth, structural change, uncertainty, convergence, path dependence, and multiple equilibria.
Instructor: István Kónya
Credits: 2.0
This course gives an introduction to the field of Health Economics, which is a growing field within Microeconomics. Our focus during the course is on theoretical considerations, with linkages to health policy issues. We build on basic microeconomic models and theories, and see how those can be applied to address...
Instructor: Anikó Bíró
Credits: 2.0
elective for MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets and MA in Global Economic Relations ( Full Time)This course will introduce students to the theory, practice and reform of healthcare systems.  We will examine how such systems supposed to work, how they actually work, and how they can and cannot be reformed.  ...
Instructor: Peter Mihalyi
Credits: 4.0
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Instructor: Julius Horvath
Credits: 2.0
This course gives an introduction into empirical methods used in modern industrial organization. We will discuss typical issues and solutions that come up in the estimation of production functions, demand systems, and models of industry competition. We will examine some applications of the above methods such as merger...
Instructor: Andrzej Baniak
Credits: 2.0
Type: elective Term: Winter or SpringTiming: Full time, part time: weekday eveningBusiness decisions frequently require appropriate supporting information. However, information may be extracted from a variety of entry points, including both internal and external sources and information quality may be questionable or...
Instructor: Tibor Voros
Credits: 2.0
Ten years have passed since the global financial crisis. After the initial cost cutting period and because of the emergence of the 3rd platform technologies every organization has started their digital transformation. Technologies are now creating a wave of industrial and economic disruption. Digitization of the...
Instructor: Achilles Georgiu
Credits: 1.5
   The course covers key concepts in econometrics and intends to widen and deepen students’ knowledge of econometric methods. The first few lectures introduce some important econometric estimators, focusing on asymptotic theory in a cross-sectional data setting. The second part of the course is devoted to time series...
Credits: 4.0
core for : MA is Economic Policy in Global Markets 1st yrelective for : MA in Global Economic Relation ( Full Time) The course is student centred. It will explore a wide range of contemporary issues regarding policies and institutions.  Students will be expected to address real life economic policy problems, drawing...
Instructor: Jacek Rostowski
Credits: 3.0
core for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Marketselective for: MA in Global Economic Relations ( Full Time)
Instructor: Laszlo Matyas
Credits: 2.0
Presentation of the major theoretical approaches in exchange rate, international capital markets and sovereign debt; their policy applications and relevance. The goals of the course are to acquire knowledge on and familiarize with the empirical relevance of exchange rate and international capital market theories and...
Instructor: TBA
Credits: 2.0
International Macroeconomics and Finance asks questions like ‘Are business cycles in different economies all alike?’, ‘How macroeconomic fluctuations are linked together across countries?’, ‘Why are international relative price persistent?’, ‘Are there border effects in price differentials’, ‘Is capital flowing from...
Instructor: Attila Rátfai
Credits: 2.0
This course is a specialized graduate-level seminar in international political economy (IPE) that assumes little or no background in the field. The course surveys four main substantive domains of the international economy that are increasingly inter-related: trade, investment, finance and development. In addition, the...
Instructor: Andrew X. LI
Credits: 4.0
Course code: CNSC 6006Course Instructor: Prof. Roberta Sinatra, sinatrar@ceu.eduOffice: N11 609Office hours: TBA or by appointmentIMPORTANT: During the first class, we will hand out a test to check the prerequisites among the students. Those that do not reach the minimum threshold will not be able to take the course,...
Instructor: Roberta Sinatra
Credits: 2.0
The course is a largely intuitive introduction to the linear regression model---the workhorse of appliedeconomics. The focus is on the ordinary least squares estimator, its interpretation, and the assumptionsunderlying its statistical properties. 
Instructor: Robert Lieli
Credits: 3.0
The course equips students with the math knowledge allowing them to go through theMA program successfully. Completion of the course is a necessary condition for continuing the program.The course aims to ensure that all the students mastered the mathematical skillssufficient to participate in the program.
Instructor: Gabor Revesz
Credits: 3.0
core for MSc In Finance ( Full Time)elective for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MA in Economics 
Instructor: Adam Zawadowski
Credits: 4.0

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