Funding granted for research on young mothers’ labor supply, mental health and child development

May 16, 2024
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Tímea Laura Molnár, Assistant Professor in CEU’s Department of Economics and Business, will co-lead the research project, “Mothers’ Return to Work After Childbirth, and the Role of Spousal Involvement in Shaping Parents’ Mental Health and Children’s Development”. The joint project with Gaëlle Simard-Duplain (Carleton) was granted 24,774 CAD of funding by the Vanier Institute of the Family, a Canadian independent think tank committed to research on enhancing family wellbeing.


Ultra Balaton Race Completed for the FOURTH Time

May 14, 2024

UltraBalaton, one of the longest and most popular ultra and relay running races in Hungary, was held on May 4-5. Runners passed through the picturesque hills of the lake’s north shore and spectacular beaches in the south. The team of the Department of Economics and Business completed the 211 km course in 19 hours and 10 minutes. Congratulations to their 204th place out of the 1528 teams that started in total.

ECBS collaborates with DPP in large-scale EU research project RESPOND - Rescuing Democracy from Political Corruption in Digital Societies

February 8, 2024

The CEU team led by Mihály Fazekas (CEU DPP) consists of Ágnes Bátory (CEU DPP) and Arieda Muço (CEU ECBS) and will involve many other colleagues at the postdoc, PhD and MA levels. The RESPOND project is funded by the Horizon Europe programme, and it will shed light on political corruption and undue influence that undermine the quality of democracy across Europe. It will specifically look at corrupt phenomena in political finance, lobbying, revolving doors/personal ties, and media capture.The project will run for 5 years and is coordinated by University of Bologna (Italy),

Second extended and updated edition of the book 'The Econometrics of Multi-dimensional Panels'

February 7, 2024

The second extended and updated edition of the book 'The Econometrics of Multi-dimensional Panels' has just been published by Springer Nature, with substantial involvement of the Economics Department faculty and doctoral students (see here). In light of the big data revolution and the emergence of higher dimensional panel data sets, this volume provides new results to synthesize existing knowledge on the field.