Alumni

Roman Horvath (MA in Economics, 2004): Associate Professor, Deputy Director of Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

April 8, 2015

“It is not an exaggeration to say that CEU changed my life. Being exposed to great professors, not only from the economics department, helped me deepen my knowledge and structure of various economic and social phenomena. Thanks to the excellent training I received, CEU thus helped me to build my career, first in the central bank and now at the university. I hope that I will be able to pass at least the part of „CEU spirit“ on my students. Thank you CEU, I will never forget “

Ekaterina Serikova (MA in Economic Policy and Global Markets, 2012): Financial projects manager, Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) Company, Moscow, Russia

April 8, 2015

 “The feature of CEU Master Degree is huge self-learning -- a student should learn many things by him/herself, analyze it, and try to practice through homework or other practical tasks. Now this helps me to develop myself day-to-day, learning many new things outside work and trying to improve my results at work. CEU taught me how to think big, because my program "Economic policy on global markets" required wide thinking about trade-offs in economy, new approaches in public finance and trade.

Nurgul Tilenbaeva (MA in Economic Policy and Global Markets, 2012): Accountant, F. Hoffmann–La Roche Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

April 8, 2015

Studying in the Economic Policy in Global Markets program gave me the essential set of skills to understand, evaluate and even make recommendations with respect to economic challenges that countries throughout the World are facing nowadays. Looking back, I realize that this experience has been a true transformation for me, a transformation from an uninformed citizen subject to populist claims and manipulations of the politicians to an informed and unbiased economist capable of making objective conclusions.

Victor Todorov (MA in Economics, 2002): Associate Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA

April 8, 2015

“I very much enjoyed my time at CEU. The quality of the program is very high. Courses are taught at a very high level in a rigorous way. There is also an excellent academic environment which stimulated my desire to continue further with a PhD in Economics.”

Daniel Bunn (MA in Economic Policy and Global Markets, 2012): Legislative Correspondent for Senator Tim Scott from South Carolina, Washington DC, USA

April 8, 2015

My time at CEU provided me with a great opportunity to learn how to communicate and work with policy-makers. The importance of argument formulation and brevity was definitely taught well, and I have benefited greatly from being able to put both my analysis and recommendations all in a few bullet points. I have also greatly appreciated the significant exposure to the academic literature CEU provided.