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Peter Hangartner Fellowship recipient

August 15, 2022

The Department congratulates Yu Xu for receiving the Peter Hangartner Fellowship prize in 2022. The Fellowship is awarded annually to an outstanding second-year student in the MA in Economics program who earns the highest GPA during his/her first year of studies.

Students and faculty from the Department of Economics and Business completed second time Ultra Balaton – 211 kilometers in less than 21 hours

May 3, 2022

UltraBalaton, one of the longest and most popular ultra and relay running races in Hungary, was held for the 16th time on April 30-May 1. The course started and finished at Balatonfüred, running around the lake through the picturesque hills of the North shore and the spectacular beaches of the South.

The relay team of three students and eight faculty completed the 211 km course in 20 hours and 14 minutes. 

CONGRATULATIONS to the team members: 

Csóka, Imola

Danis, András

Newly Published Book by Professor Mátyás: Emerging European Economies after the Pandemic — Stuck in the Middle Income Trap?

February 9, 2022
Emerging European Economies after the Pandemic — Stuck in the Middle Income Trap? book edited by Mátyás László, professor of economics at CEU is published by Springer.
Would you like to gain a better understanding of the Central and Eastern European Region’s economic development in the last two decades? Would you like to know where the region is heading to? If so this is going to be a must-read book for you as a scholar, student or policy-decision maker.

Podcast with CEU visiting professor György Bőgel (in Hungarian)

January 24, 2022
How did the pandemic influence labor market tendencies? Could expert György Bőgel, CEU visiting professor, predict the changes?

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