Major research funding
The department hosts three European Research Council Grants. These are major 5-year research grants, each in excess of €1 million, to promote scientific excellence.
- Professor Ádám Szeidl's project (Consolidator Grant) studies the economic implications of social networks,
- Professor Botond Kőszegi's project (Consolidator Grant) studies diverse topics in behavioral economics,
- Professor Miklós Koren's project (Starting Grant) studies knowledge flows from more developed economies to Central and Eastern Europe.
Professor László Mátyás and the CEU Economics Department were (2013-16) of part of a nine-member consortium holding a European FP7 grant (COEURE (COoperation for EUropean Research in Economics) to study the state of Economics research in Europe, and make proposals for future research funding mechanisms.