News

The launch of the new Department of Economics and Business

April 19, 2017

CEU is pleased to announce the launch of the new Department of Economics and Business on August 1, 2017. The new department will combine the strengths of the Department of Economics and CEU Business School. The new department will offer innovative, mission-relevant, and research-led economics, business, finance, and management education. Our goal is to provide capable professionals, especially from the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region, with technical skills and strategic insight.

Hungarian PhD diploma awarded

February 22, 2017
We are happy to announce that the following Econ students have been awarded a Hungarian PhD degree: Anna Adamecz, Marta Bisztray, Pawel Bukowski, Calin Vlad Demian, Palma Mosberger, Balazs Reizer, Dzsamilla Vonnak. Congratulations and all the best for your future!

Award for Econ PhD Student

January 31, 2017

The Department is proud to share that Miklos Farkas has received the Award for Advanced Doctoral Studies from the University Doctoral Committee. We have nominated Miklos as an acknowledgment of his significant research activity. Congratulations!

CEU Economics Department Alumna Kotzeva Named Acting Director-General of Eurostat

January 24, 2017

Mariana Kotzeva (ECON ’93) was appointed Acting Director-General of Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union located in Luxembourg, effective January 1, 2017.

Kotzeva, who was visiting professor in the Department of Economics at CEU from 1998 to 2002, joined Eurostat as a special adviser in April 2012 and was appointed Deputy Director-General in July 2014.  

Prof. Andrea Weber joins department

January 16, 2017

Starting February 1, Andrea Weber joins the Department as Professor of Economics. Andrea’s research focuses on Empirical Labor Economics and Applied Econometrics. She has published in leading Economics journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica and the American Economic Review.

Andrea holds a Ph.D. of Technical Sciences from the Vienna University of Technology and a Diploma in Economics from the Institute for Advanced Studies. She previously held the position of Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.