Courses

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
The course should be of interest to those who think, or have a feeling, that our neoliberal world is not, or should not be, the unsurpassable horizon of thinking and acting. At the same time, it should also be of interest to those who think with Hegel and Fukuyama that humankind’s ideological development has come to...
Instructor: Michael Merlingen
Credits: 4.0
This course is accessible to anyone with an under-graduate background in social sciences or economics; this course presents review of the history of economic thinking and economic analysis; course covers the following topics: Introduction, Great Religions and the Origins of Economic Thought; Greek and Medieval Thought...
Instructor: Julius Horvath
Credits: 2.0
In this course of comparative political economy we address why globalization has not lead to unification along US/UK lines, as postulated by most of the IR literature. We first address how economic systems evolve, then go through a series of case studies presenting the east Asian, Latin American, African and east...
Instructor: László Csaba
Credits: 4.0
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
The world has become less predictable and more turbulent in recent years with the Syrian crisis, the increased irregular migration, terrorism on the rise again and new resource and climate change disputes. The course investigates the role of international law in mitigating the tensions and maintaining its regulatory...
Instructor: Boldizsár Nagy
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
The course will be delivered by a handful of internationally well know experts in a given well specifiedfield of economic policy.
Instructor: László Mátyás
Credits: 2.0
core for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets 1st yearThe course will be delivered by a handful of internationally well know experts in a given well specifiedfield of economic policy.
Instructor: Laszlo Matyas
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
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 This course offers the financial theory and quantitative tools necessary for understanding how assetprices are determined, and how financial assets are used for investment. The first half of the...
Instructor: Adam Zawadowski
Credits: 4.0
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Instructor: Tibor Turner
Credits: 4.0
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Instructor: Tamas Boday
Credits: 2.0
This is a University-wide Course and it is open to all CEU students.Big Data is all around us – facebook users, records on citizens, the network of neurons in the brain, routes of migrants, impact of publications. The Data itself is neither good or evil, however, it can be used for either purposes. The availability...
Credits: 2.0
This course brings together several different academic approaches to making sense of Russian foreign policy. It combines the insights from the disciplines of International Relations, Political Science, Postcolonial Studies, International Political Sociology and Historical IR to provide a context-rich and historically...
Instructor: reshetnikov_anatoly
Credits: 4.0
The course is an introduction to labor economics, emphasizing applied microeconomic theory and empiricalanalysis. We are especially interested in the link between research and public policy. Topics to be covered include:labor supply and demand, taxes and transfers, minimum wages, immigration, human capital, education...
Credits: 3.0
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Instructor: Noémi Alexa
Credits: 2.0
This course gives a graduate level introduction to fundamental issues in particular areas in modernmacroeconomics, including long‐term growth, consumption, savings and asset pricing, investment in physicalcapital and inventories, and (if time permits) labor markets. The material also provides the foundation for...
Instructor: Attila Rátfai
Credits: 5.0
The course is aimed at providing a basic background in the field of graduate macroeconomics. The focus will be on real and monetary models of the business and financial cycle and their policy implications. The main aim of this course is to acquaint students with the modern macro theory at a graduate level and to give...
Instructor: Balazs Vilagi
Credits: 5.0
Elective courseIn Program MA in Global Economic Relations elective only for Full Time students.A policy-design and practice-orientated course on macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy, budget planning and execution, subsovereign finance, regulation and supervision of financial institutions, corporate and financial...
Instructor: Lajos Bokros
Credits: 4.0
elective for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MA in Global Economic Relations (full-time)Course explores major contemporary issues in macroeconomic policies and institutions – drawing ontheoretical analysis, empirical evidence, and practical experience. Although the primary focus is onadvanced economies,...
Instructor: George Kopits
Credits: 2.0
The objective of the course is to provide a systematic introduction to macroeconomics for students ofEconomic Policy. The course is designed to provide students with a unified framework that can be used toanalyze key macroeconomic issues such as growth, inflation, budget deficits, recessions, productivity,interest...
Instructor: Attila Rátfai
Credits: 4.0
This course will attempt to change the perception, or at least to engage with it seriously. It will do so by taking as its starting point of the most striking developments in todays world politics, a promise of making things ‘great again’ that can be heard in the US and China, in Russia and Hungary, in Turkey and...
Instructor: Alexander Astrov
Credits: 4.0
Branding is a constantly evolving and fascinating area: building strong brands has always been the Holy Grail of business success. Most areas of business just like the economy change at an unprecedented speed. However, one thing does not change: while finance, HR, even operations are being outsourced, branding will...
Instructor: Éva Halász
Credits: 1.5
This course approaches business integrity from a practical point of view. Drawing on the latest trends in supply chain management, human resources management and procurements participants will get acquainted with management tools that ensure integrity in these transactions. Integrity in business is not considered as a...
Instructor: Noémi Alexa
Credits: 2.0
The purpose of this course is to introduce elements of mathematics which are most important for understanding the courses of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. The course includes 4 main parts: a) constrained optimization methods, b) dif
Instructor: Ádám Reiff, Imre Fekete
Credits: 3.0
The course discusses the mathematical foundations ofbasic statistical tools that are frequently used in econometric analysis.The course is a pre-requisite for the EconometricsI course later in the fall semester. Students passing the exam should befamiliar with the basic statistical concepts (samples, estimators,...
Instructor: Ádám Reiff, Katalin Varga
Credits: 3.0
CEU Careers partners with CEU students and alumni, offering guidance, support, and information as they develop and pursue personal visions for impact and success. We offer assistance in connecting academic learning with possible career options, gaining insights into  specific career fields, and performing a job search...
Instructor: Anna Kaposvári
Credits: 1.0
CORE: for MA Economics 1st year; MANDATORY: for 1st year PhD with no credits earnedMicroeconomic Theory I is the first course in the microeconomic theory series for the students enrolled in the MA in economics. The objective of this course is to provide students with standard graduate-level microeconomic tools. Topics...
Instructor: Alessandro De Chiara
Credits: 5.0
The purpose of this course is to present some topics which are part of the core of modern microeconomics, namely elements of game theory and topics in information economics. The course is a continuation of the Microeconomic Theory I course. During the course both rigour and intuition will be emphasized.
Instructor: Andrzej Baniak
Credits: 4.0
Microeconomics studies how individual market participants, like households and firms, make their choicesfrom the alternatives available to them. It also studies how such choices interact in the market todetermine prices and resource allocations. A thorough understanding of microeconomics will be useful forany economic...
Instructor: Alessandro De Chiara
Credits: 4.0
Questions of nationalism, populism and ethnic conflict reemerged in the 1990s as the European Union prepared to open its doors to ten countries in Central and Eastern Europe. Many of these countries contained minorities that had endured decades of economic or social discrimination. In the context of political...
Instructor: Erin Kristin Jenne
Credits: 4.0
This course will introduce students to the design and implementation of modern fiscal frameworks with a special emphasis on the euro area. The current explosion of the number of independent fiscal institutions (fiscal councils) worldwide reflects an emerging consensus among economists that independent fiscal watchdogs...
Instructor: Ludovit Odor
Credits: 2.0
This econometrics eld course is aimed at giving a brief introduction to the statistical theory of nonparametric density and regression function estimation. I discuss several statistical and econometric applications with cross-sectional (i.i.d.) data.
Instructor: Robert Lieli
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Paul Lacourbe
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Davide Torsello
Credits: 2.0
core for MSc in Technology Management and Innovationelective for MSc in Business Analytics
Instructor: Olaf Zylicz
Credits: 2.0
The course aims at deepening our understanding of how firms and other organizations work. We will study the internal organization of firms as well as the nature of that web of relationships that firms set up with their employees, suppliers, customers, and sometimes their competitors.We will discuss both classical...
Instructor: Alessandro De Chiara
Credits: 4.0
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Instructor: Joy Chan
Credits: 1.5
In the PhD workshop, students present their original research to other students and the instructors. The research presented should be preliminary, and interaction between the speaker and the audience is encouraged.
Instructor: Alessandro De Chiara, tba, Adam Zawadowski, tba
Credits: 0.0
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Credits: 2.0
This course is a graduate-level seminar that introduces students to contemporary research on the political economy of development. The course takes an interdisciplinary approach and examines readings from both economics and political science. The materials cover the following three components: i) the theoretical...
Instructor: Xiang Li
Credits: 4.0

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