Julius Horvath is the former Head of the Department of Economics (2006-2011, 2014-2016, 2018-2020), former Acting Dean of CEU Business School (the academic year 2016/2017), and Professor in the Department of International Relations and Economics (from 2005), and an "Egyetemi tanar, in the Hungarian system (from 2009). He has been a member of Academia Europea since 2017. Also, he is a member of the Council of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought. Also, Julius was a former Head of the Department of International Relations (2002-2006). He is a member of the CEU Senate from 2004 to 2022. He was a Member of the Slovak and Czech Accreditation Committees and the Chair of the Slovak Economic Association. His main interest lies in international economic policy issues, monetary relations' political economy, and economic thought history. At CEU, he taught courses on Global Economy: Emergence and Issues, History of Economic Thought, International Economic Policy, Political Economy of International Money, Principles of Macroeconomics, and Global Economy in 2030 for Executive MBA students. He has published in journals such as Journal of Comparative Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Applied Economics, Economic Systems, Journal of Economic Integration, Nationalities Papers, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, History of Economic Ideas, and History of Economic Thought and Policy. He has also published chapters at Palgrave MacMillan, Edgar Elgar, Kluwer Academic, Duncker and Humblot Berlin, Social Science Information Centre Berlin, Lexington, and others. In December 2020, he published a book at Palgrave MacMillan on the history of economic thought in Central Europe. In January 2022, he published a book at Routledge on the history of Slovak economic thought.
Projects and Grants:
Lexington Books Series Revisiting Communism: Collectivist Economic and Political Thought in Historical Perspective, Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield
History of Economic Thought in Central Europe
History of Economic Thought in Slovakia
"Early Acceptance of Austrian Economic Thought in Central Europe"
“Financial Market Integration, Structural Change, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in the EU25” European Commission.
“Price Convergence in the New Member States of the European Union: the Case of Hungary and the Slovak Republic,” Global Development Network Research Project.
"Determinants of Economic Growth" in Global Development Network.
“Optimum Choice of Exchange Rate Regime for the Accession Countries: Cost and Benefit Analysis of EMU Membership,” European Commission.
List of potential supervision areas:
- political economy of economic growth in transition economies
- political economy of monetary relations
- history of economic though
List of theses supervised at present:
The Political Economy of the Territorial Regime in Post-Soviet Russia
Sovereign Debt in Contemporary Latin America