Major research funding

The Department currently hosts two European Research Council Grants. These are major 5-year research grants, each in excess of €1 million, to promote scientific excellence.

  • Ádám Szeidl's project (Consolidator Grant) studies the economic implications of social networks
  • Botond Kőszegi's project (Consolidator Grant) studies diverse topics in behavioral economics

Miklós Koren and Laszlo Bruszt hosts a Horizon 2020 project running between 2018 to 2021, called RESPECT: Realizing Europe’s Soft Power in External Cooperation and Trade

Former projects:

Miklós Koren's project (ERC Starting Grant) from 2012-2017 studied knowledge flows from more developed economies to Central and Eastern Europe.

In 2013-2016, László Mátyás and the Department were 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.