This course presents description and analysis of the emergence, evolution and current state of world financial system. We begin with classical introductory papers, and then we follow with historical overview with emphasis on the last two decades when globalization led to dramatic expansion of the world financial...
Instructor: Julius Horvath
The course will cover the basic mathematical background needed for economics MA students. While our topicis the mathematical theory, albeit application oriented, still some applications in economics will be touched.
Instructor: Pál Hegedűs, Ferenc Bencs
One of the key issues for all entrepreneurs is, to secure adequate financing for their ventures. This course will provide a general background of external financing options and the related considerations (terms and conditions), with focus on equity financing.The course is an interactive joint work to understand the...
Instructor: Gabor Baranyai
The course covers selected chapters of public international law. Specific emphasis is given to the use of force and the 21st century developments (drones, targeted killings, counter-terrorism), the rights of the individual, (human rights, refugee law, international criminal law), the rules of international...
Instructor: Boldizsár Nagy
This course introduces the fundamentals of social science research design and familiarizes students with several approaches to social analysis and their respective methods. It begins with a discussion of most general ground rules for social research applicable across all kinds of research projects. It continues with...
Instructor: Anatoly Reshetnikov, Andrew X. Li
IMPORTANT: This course can accommodate a maximum of 30 students. Priority is given to Mathematics students (Master and PhD) and Network Science PhD students. All other students are selected based on the entry test score. Students that take the course for grade have priority over auditors. All students, both registered...
Instructor: Roberta Sinatra
The course provides a broad view of the field of information security, background on many related elements, and enough detail to facilitate understanding of the field. The course aims to establish the foundation for understanding the broader field of Information Security. It provides understanding and tools to the...
Instructor: Peter Papp
Instructor: Gábor Békés
Main topics are: Brownian motion (Wiener process), martingales, stochastic (Ito) integration, stochastic differential equations, diffusion processes. These tools are heavily used in financial mathematics, biology, physics, and engineering. Thus if someone wants to enter e.g. the flourishing field of financial...
Instructor: Rásonyi Miklós
ATTN: This is an intensive-weekend elective. Actual classes will be held over one weekend only. As described below, the significant Groundwork Project, completed in groups, is required before that weekend. Because of the weight of this project in the final course grades, students who register for this course after...
It is vital for corporations to remain competitive in today’s dynamic operating environment. In this course, we will present and analyse a framework for creating a value-based performance management system. The techniques, methodologies, theories and practices behind organisational and customer value creation will be...
Instructor: Laura Ipacs
This course focuses on challenges and opportunities arising from strategy execution. Strategy execution is seen in numerous contexts: intra-organizational, inter-organizational, eco-system and cross-border. The course bridges the gap between the formulation of strategy and performance outcomes. While poorly formulated...
This course is focused mainly on Strategic Studies; on the discipline’s major assumptions about the military sector of international security, from both traditional and more non-traditional (‘Critical’) perspectives. In doing so, the course will engage both IR (war as a generic phenomenon) and Foreign Policy (war as a...
Instructor: Paul Roe
Supply chain management is the flow process of products as they move from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer. It involves coordinating and integrating these flows both within and among companies. Excellent supply chain management is the key to success for many companies, and the philosophy...
Instructor: Paul Lacourbe
core for MSc in Technology Management and Innovationelective for MSc in Business Analytics
Instructor: Norbert Sepp
New technologies have had a revolutionary impact on the ways of doing business and on the pace of creation, modification and obsolescence of business models. Among other effects, they have dramatically affected the process of building a new venture, the balance between companies’ tangible and intangible assets, and...
Instructor: Caterina Sganga
The course is designed to give a thorough but intuitive overview of the main causes and consequences of underdevelopment in the global economy. The focus will be on country-level analysis, but inequality within countries will also be discussed. Students will be exposed to the role of technology, human capital,...
Instructor: István Kónya
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is more than a persistent struggle for control over land or a religious clash. It also serves different functions for outside actors who inject the conflict with their own meanings and pursue their own interests. Conversely, the conflict is projected outwards, with ideas, identities...
Instructor: Yoav Galai
In 2012, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the European Union its famed Peace Prize for having advanced the causes of “peace, reconciliation, democracy and human rights” over the course of seventy years. Today, the very Union appears under threat, as numerous fault-lines caused by the pressures of resurgent...
Instructor: Mate Nikola Tokic
This is an MA course, combining theory and policy, addressing the fundamentals of what remains of the EU after Brexit. It addresses the history, institutional evolution as well as the core policies of the changing structures of the European Union, focusing on those relating to money and decision making on Community...
Instructor: László Csaba
The goal of the course is to introduce the students to the modern Bayesian econometric analysis of macroeconomic models. Although the course contains a set of theoretical examples and analytical derivations, its focus is mainly on the practical implementation. We will work with reduced-form and structural models and...
Instructor: Eyno Rots
The main objective of the course is to expose students to selected topics at the current research frontier of Law and Economics. A secondary aim of the course is to illustrate how economics can be used to shed light on a variety of normative and positive questionsabout legal institutions and the law.
Instructor: Andrzej Baniak
The recent financial crisis and the ensuing slow recovery prompted macroeconomists to substantially enrich their workhorse modelling framework. In particular, the role of financial intermediation is articulated more carefully and more attention is paid to differences in the circumstances of individual actors. The...
Instructor: Tamás Briglevics, Eyno Rots
students will have the opportunity to examine and understand the scope, nature, structure and contemporary meaning of a 20th century economic and societal system: Soviet communism and its development, history, achievements, failures, ideas and crimes. Soviet communism was a historical attempt to resolve the perceived...
Instructor: Lajos Bokros
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of global political economy – an understanding of howthe international system operates and how it impacts and is impacted by a range of actors: multinationalenterprises, states, international organizations and other non-state actors. The course includes threemajor...