Courses

The aim of this course is to help you develop as a writer within the English speaking academic community by raising awareness of, practicing, and reflecting upon the conventions of written texts. In addition to addressing issues related to academic writing, the course will also focus on the other skills you will need...
Instructor: Thomas Rooney
Credits: 2.0
The main aim of this course is to provide the students with an advanced training in econometric theory. Students successfully completing this course should be able to apply most of the modern econometric tools in empirical studies and, also, to understand and evaluate new researchresults in many important areas of...
Instructor: Laszlo Matyas
Credits: 4.0
To familiarize students with the basic concepts, models, and methods in informationeconomics, the study of the effects of information asymmetries on economic outcomes. Thetopics covered are: - Adverse Selection in Markets◦ Akerlof's lemons model - Nonlinear Pricing◦ The basic two-type model of hidden information◦...
Instructor: Marc Kaufmann
Credits: 2.0
The course gives an overview of the economic concepts, theoretical approaches and quantitative methods used in the main areas of European competition law: restrictive agreements (§101 of the EU Treaty), abuse of dominance (§102 of the EU Treaty) and merger control. First we explore the basic concepts of effective...
Instructor: Gergely Csorba
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
Econometrics 2 provides the basic tools of applied econometric analysis. The course is based on regression analysis (covered in Econometrics 1), and gives a thorough introduction to the problem of endogeneity with possible treatments, time series regressions, linear panel models, and nonlinear probability and censored...
Instructor: Andrea Weber
Credits: 5.0
This course aims at providing an introduction to contemporary research in Political Economy, empirical methodologies and substantive findings in the field. It will cover various empirical methods which are used in the field with a special focus on Political Economy of Development, Corruption, and Media. Throughout the...
Instructor: Arieda Muco
Credits: 4.0
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
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: Miklós Rásonyi, Kinga Tikosi - TA
Credits: 2.0
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
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
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
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
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
Credits: 2.0
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
Credits: 2.0