Award for Econ PhD Student

January 31, 2017

The Department is proud to share that Miklos Farkas has received the Award for Advanced Doctoral Studies from the University Doctoral Committee. We have nominated Miklos as an acknowledgment of his significant research activity. Congratulations!

CEU Economics Department Alumna Kotzeva Named Acting Director-General of Eurostat

January 24, 2017

Mariana Kotzeva (ECON ’93) was appointed Acting Director-General of Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union located in Luxembourg, effective January 1, 2017.

Kotzeva, who was visiting professor in the Department of Economics at CEU from 1998 to 2002, joined Eurostat as a special adviser in April 2012 and was appointed Deputy Director-General in July 2014.  

Prof. Andrea Weber joins department

January 16, 2017

Starting February 1, Andrea Weber joins the Department as Professor of Economics. Andrea’s research focuses on Empirical Labor Economics and Applied Econometrics. She has published in leading Economics journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica and the American Economic Review.

Andrea holds a Ph.D. of Technical Sciences from the Vienna University of Technology and a Diploma in Economics from the Institute for Advanced Studies. She previously held the position of Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

CEU Economics Students win NET 2016

November 23, 2016

The Department of Economics proudly shares the success of Zsófia Kőműves and Barna Elek Szabó who finished as the winners of 1st and joint 2nd prize at the New Economic Talent Competition 2016 organized by Cerge-EI.

Successful Doctoral Defense

October 12, 2016

Meet Calin Vlad Demian, who just defended his Doctoral Thesis at the Doctoral School of The Department of Economics on 5th October! Congratulations to Vlad, and we wish him success along the way!

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