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
*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
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
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
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
elective for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MA in Global Economic Relations ( Full Time)Presentation of the major issues in fiscal policy and public financial management: theoretical foundations, empirical measurement, institutional solutions
Instructor: Balázs Romhányi
Credits: 4.0
This course covers analytical tools and techniques required to analyze fixed-income securities in modern financial markets. Theories, models, quantitative methods and their applications in fixed-income markets will be emphasized. Reuters examples, case studies and trading games will be used to illustrate how market...
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
This course presents systematic explanation of the emergence of the global economy. This course is prepared as a broad introduction to the topics at the centre of policy debates, which the student - who may one day be involved in policy making in different contexts - might find useful. The course is taught in non-...
Credits: 4.0
elective for MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets and MA in Global Economic Relations ( Full Time)This course will introduce students to the theory, practice and reform of healthcare systems.  We will examine how such systems supposed to work, how they actually work, and how they can and cannot be reformed.  ...
Instructor: Peter Mihalyi
Credits: 4.0
core for : MA is Economic Policy in Global Markets 1st yrelective for : MA in Global Economic Relation ( Full Time) The course is student centred. It will explore a wide range of contemporary issues regarding policies and institutions.  Students will be expected to address real life economic policy problems, drawing...
Instructor: Jacek Rostowski
Credits: 3.0
core for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets 1st yearThe course will be delivered by a handful of internationally well know experts in a given well specifiedfield of economic policy.
Instructor: Laszlo Matyas
Credits: 2.0
International Macroeconomics and Finance asks questions like ‘Are business cycles in different economies all alike?’, ‘How macroeconomic fluctuations are linked together across countries?’, ‘Why are international relative price persistent?’, ‘Are there border effects in price differentials’, ‘Is capital flowing from...
Instructor: Attila Rátfai
Credits: 2.0
The course is a largely intuitive introduction to the linear regression model---the workhorse of appliedeconomics. The focus is on the ordinary least squares estimator, its interpretation, and the assumptionsunderlying its statistical properties. 
Instructor: Robert Lieli
Credits: 3.0
This course gives a graduate level introduction to fundamental issues in particular areas in modernmacroeconomics, including long‐term growth, consumption, savings and asset pricing, investment in physicalcapital and inventories, and (if time permits) labor markets. The material also provides the foundation for...
Instructor: Attila Rátfai
Credits: 5.0
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
Elective courseIn Program MA in Global Economic Relations elective only for Full Time students.A policy-design and practice-orientated course on macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy, budget planning and execution, subsovereign finance, regulation and supervision of financial institutions, corporate and financial...
Instructor: Lajos Bokros
Credits: 4.0
The objective of the course is to provide a systematic introduction to macroeconomics for students ofEconomic Policy. The course is designed to provide students with a unified framework that can be used toanalyze key macroeconomic issues such as growth, inflation, budget deficits, recessions, productivity,interest...
Instructor: Attila Rátfai
Credits: 4.0
The purpose of this course is to introduce elements of mathematics which are most important for understanding the courses of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. The course includes 4 main parts: a) constrained optimization methods, b) dif
Instructor: Ádám Reiff, Imre Fekete
Credits: 3.0
The course discusses the mathematical foundations ofbasic statistical tools that are frequently used in econometric analysis.The course is a pre-requisite for the EconometricsI course later in the fall semester. Students passing the exam should befamiliar with the basic statistical concepts (samples, estimators,...
Instructor: Ádám Reiff, Katalin Varga
Credits: 3.0
CORE: for MA Economics 1st year; MANDATORY: for 1st year PhD with no credits earnedMicroeconomic Theory I is the first course in the microeconomic theory series for the students enrolled in the MA in economics. The objective of this course is to provide students with standard graduate-level microeconomic tools. Topics...
Instructor: Alessandro De Chiara
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
Microeconomics studies how individual market participants, like households and firms, make their choicesfrom the alternatives available to them. It also studies how such choices interact in the market todetermine prices and resource allocations. A thorough understanding of microeconomics will be useful forany economic...
Instructor: Alessandro De Chiara
Credits: 4.0
This course will introduce students to the design and implementation of modern fiscal frameworks with a special emphasis on the euro area. The current explosion of the number of independent fiscal institutions (fiscal councils) worldwide reflects an emerging consensus among economists that independent fiscal watchdogs...
Instructor: Ludovit Odor
Credits: 2.0
Operations management is the design, operation, and improvement of systems. It examines in detail how organizations do things. Understanding how operations impact the firm is important for managers regardless of their field, as operations management is not only concerned with production facilities, but also health...
Instructor: Paul Lacourbe
Credits: 2.0
In the PhD workshop, students present their original research to other students and the instructors. The research presented should be preliminary, and interaction between the speaker and the audience is encouraged.
Instructor: Alessandro De Chiara, tba, Adam Zawadowski, tba
Credits: 0.0
The main objectives of Security and Data Protection course may be summarised as:Giving an overview about the role of CISO (Chief Information Security Manager)Helping to designing an IT security policy (how to collaborate with customer and suppliers, how to align with the needs of the business.)Helping to ensure...
Instructor: Peter Papp
Credits: 1.0
The course is designed to give a thorough but intuitive overview of the main causes and consequences of underdevelopment in the global economy. The focus will be on country-level analysis, but inequality within countries will also be discussed. Students will be exposed to the role of technology, human capital,...
Instructor: István Kónya
Credits: 2.0