Courses

The course introduces the students into the theoretical foundations of antitrust policy (called competition policy in Europe). This will be followed by a detailed explanation of the development of antitrust policy in the United States. The most in-depth part of the course is the analysis of antitrust regulation in the...
Instructor: Ádám Török
Credits: 2.0
Informal talks on current research in Graph Theory, and providing the students the opportunity to present their own work, and learn communication and presentation skills.
Instructor: Ervin Győri
Credits: 3.0
This course will look at the concept of militarization, the processes that work to militarize, and work to find strategies for demilitarization. We will at militarism on an individual, social, and societal level, and look at the ways these different levels interact with one another. 
Instructor: Ben Schrader
Credits: 4.0
Course Outline:Session 1Date:    TBAAims:    To reflect on CEU requirements and departmental guidelines for writing the thesis.To suggest possible features for the thesis outline.To revisit the thesis proposal and discuss how it could be extended into a working outline for the thesis.To address time-management issues...
Instructor: Zsuzsanna Toth
Credits: 1.0
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
*elective for MSc in Technology Management and InnovationThe course will focus on the use of current reporting and accounting concepts in international business. We will discuss how accounting information can be interpreted and used in managerial decision-making and students will get an overview of financial decision-...
Instructor: Laura Ipacs
Credits: 2.0
The course will focus on the use of current reporting and accounting concepts in international business. We will discuss how accounting information can be interpreted and used in managerial decision-making and students will get an overview of financial decision-making. Financial reporting is a topical issue in current...
Instructor: Laura Ipacs
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Papp Melinda
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
Advanced Econometrics 2 is aimed at teaching a range of cross-sectional, panel, and time series econometric techniques useful in applied research. More specifically, most of the course will focus on recent developments in program evaluation, but the first couple of lectures will cover some advanced time series...
Instructor: Robert Lieli
Credits: 2.0
The course is an introduction to labor economics, emphasizing applied microeconomic theory and empirical analysis. We are especially interested in the link between research and public policy. Topics to be covered include: labor supply and demand, taxes and transfers, minimum wages, immigration, human capital,...
Instructor: Andrea Weber
Credits: 4.0
We introduce the fundamental methods and toolkit needed to analyze dynamic general equilibrium optimizing models in discrete time. The goal of this course is to provide students with understanding a set of key macroeconomic models and how those can be taken to data. The solution/estimation methods reviewed during the...
Instructor: István Kónya, Tamás Briglevics
Credits: 4.0
Course DescriptionThis course examines econometric identification issues in empirical microeconomics and public policy analysis. It supplements topics covered Advanced Econometrics with a focus on the sensible application of econometric methods to empirical problems. The course provides background on issues that arise...
Instructor: Andrea Weber
Credits: 4.0
This course presents the foundations of, and selected topics in, game theory. We will review basic definitions and equilibrium concepts, and develop applications ranging from auctions to political economy and industrial organization. The goal is to develop a structured way of thinking about strategic interactions,...
Instructor: László Kóczy
Credits: 2.0
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
Project management is at the heart of business change. All projects, in some way, result from and give rise to change. However, many project management publications focus on elements such as engineering or information technology, removing the focus from strategic corporate needs. This course is designed to demonstrate...
Instructor: István Ottó Nagy
Credits: 2.0
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Credits: 2.0
*This course focuses on financial intermediary institutions, including banks, investment banks and institutional investors. The functions and purposes of such institutions are analyzed. Their role in the Global Financial Crisis is a special area of interest. Among the topics addressed are banking regulation, capital...
Instructor: Laszló Haas
Credits: 2.0
*Banks today are primarily IT companies, at least from an operational perspective. Many of the leading European banks has been developing their IT infrastructure/applications over decades and most of them struggle with the underlying complexity and cost. Increasing demand from customers for digitization, novel...
Instructor: Szabolcs Szalay
Credits: 2.0
This course will explore ways to integrate insights from psychology into economics by formalizing these insights by extending existing economic models. We will look at two types to enrich classical economic models. First, we will look at a richer set of preferences that people have, such as loss aversion, news utility...
Instructor: Marc Kaufmann
Credits: 4.0
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Instructor: Laura Ipacs
Credits: 2.0
To familiarize you with the issues, results, and methods of applying behavioral-economics modelsof individual decisionmaking to industrial organization. The course will be exclusively abouteconomics questions, not business strategies such as marketing.
Instructor: Botond Kőszegi
Credits: 2.0
Type: coreTiming: Full time: Monday, Part-time: Sunday Scalable data-analytics workloads introduce new challenges: How can you scale out your data analytics systems if your data size and computational need can’t be satisfied with a single computer?In this course we will cover the basics of distributed Data Analytics...
Instructor: Zoltán Tóth
Credits: 2.0
Type: coreTiming: Full time: Monday, Part-time: Sunday Scalable data-analytics workloads introduce new challenges: How can you scale out your data analytics systems if your data size and computational need can’t be satisfied with a single computer?In this course we will cover the basics of distributed Data Analytics...
Instructor: Zoltán Tóth
Credits: 2.0
The Boardroom Global Challenge is designed to place students into realistic business and management scenarios, where they can try various roles and apply, practice and understand foundation issues studied in core courses and considered in organizations. An on-line, turn-based, management level business simulation...
Instructor: Tibor Voros
Credits: 2.0
elective for MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets 2nd yr
Credits: 0.0
This is the key module aimed at discussing the importance of ethical behavior and the responsibility of modern corporations to society in the transnational business environment in which leaders and firms operate. Students will develop skills to link leadership issues to ethical problems and critically appraise the...
Instructor: Davide Torsello
Credits: 2.0
Business Anthropology is a flourishing sector in which anthropologists, who specialize in studying cultural and social differences, apply their knowledge, skills and research methods to improve business performance, competitiveness and communication. Business anthropologists are able to help corporations develop...
Instructor: Davide Torsello
Credits: 1.5
Type: core for MSc in Business Analytics ( Full...
Instructor: Marc Kaufmann
Credits: 2.0
IBM SPSS Modeler is an extensive predictive analytics platform with an intuitive graphical interface. It provides a wide range of advanced statistical and data mining algorithms, which allows users to perform complex data analysis and to extract business value from data.This introductory course aims to give an...
Instructor: Gyorgy Kormendi
Credits: 1.0
This course is designed to help the students understand the important concepts and techniques used in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards.
Instructor: Ivett Kovács
Credits: 1.0
How can cognitive science inform policy-making? Can policy be improved by taking findings of cognitive science into account?            Traditional policy making assumes that citizens are rational agents who always take the best decisions for themselves. Yet, findings in behavioral economics and cognitive psychology...
Instructor: Christophe Heintz
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Joy Chan
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
The course starts off with an in-depth-look at current orthodoxy in International Relations (IR) and foreign policy theorising before charting divergent lines of flight away from orthodoxy to heterodoxy. The scene setter of the course is thus an engagement with the dominant strands of Western thinking, inside academia...
Instructor: Michael Merlingen
Credits: 4.0
This is a basic course in the theories and practice of negotiation. The objective of the course is to show the essence of Consultative Selling and Negotiations by presenting the main topics of negotiations escorted by role play activities where the participants can get a feeling of real life situations during personal...
Instructor: Achilles Georgiu
Credits: 1.5
Companies are exposed to a variety of financial risks, including interest rate, inflation, currency, credit (counterparty), commodity and M...
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
We study problems related to the separation of ownership and control in modern corporations.  Corporate governance refers to the mechanisms that solve two principal-agent problems, one between the owners of capital and managers, and another between the small, dispersed owners and large, concentrated blockholders of...
Instructor: Almos Telegdy
Credits: 2.0
Corporate restructuring entails any fundamental change in a company's business or financial structure, designed to increase the company's value. This course aims to cover both aspects of corporate restructuring:  financial restructuring and operational restructuring.  Financial restructuring considers various...
Instructor: Joy Chan
Credits: 2.0
This course explores the ‘world of courts’, and examines their evolving role in international relations and global governance. It draws mainly on scholarly literature stemming from the IR and global governance fields, but also to a more limited extent from legal studies. It also involves a direct engagement with case...
Credits: 4.0
Core course for IR track students.This course, which is taught at both the PhD and MA levels, is concerned with how the so-called ‘critical turn’ in International Relations has been reflected specifically in thinking about Strategy and Security. ‘Critical Security Studies’ is, in its broadest sense, a collection of...
Instructor: Paul Roe
Credits: 4.0
This course engages with one of the core questions of this struggle: collective memory. The first part of the course introduces a range of key issues in the study of collective memory such as the relationship between individual and collective memory, as well as the debates about memories’ persistence and change, and...
Instructor: Thomas Fetzer
Credits: 4.0
Type: core Seminars: Group 1: for full-time students primarily. Group 2: for part-time students in MSc in Business Analytics primarily. Group 3: for MSc in Finance students and all for whom the course in not offered in their program. MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets students have to choose one from Data...
Instructor: Gergely Daroczi
Credits: 2.0
Core for: MSc in Business Analytics ( Part Time...
Instructor: Gergely Daroczi
Credits: 2.0
Type: core for PhD in Business Administration 1st yr , MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets 1st yr, elective for MA in Global Economic Relations ( full time...
Instructor: Gábor Békés
Credits: 2.0
This course is core for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MSc in Business Analytics, PhD in Business Administrationelective for : MA in Global Economic Relations, MSc in Finance Seminars:Group 1: programming in STATA, full-time schedule, for MA and PhD students primarily. Group 2: programming in R, full-time...
Instructor: Arieda Muço
Credits: 2.0
Type: core for MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets 1st yr, MSc in Business Analytics (full-time), MSc in Business Analytics (part-time)elective for: PhD in Business Administration, MA in Global Economic Relations (full-time), MA in Global Economic Relations (part-time), MSc in Finance (full-time), MSc in Finance (...
Instructor: Gábor Békés
Credits: 2.0
Type: electiveTiming: Full time: weekday Data analysis in business and policy applications is often aimed at prediction. The course introduces tools to evaluate predictions, such as loss functions or the Brier score. It emphasizes the importance of out-of-sample prediction, the role of stationarity, the dangers of...
Instructor: Gábor Békés
Credits: 2.0

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