Major research funding

The department hosts four European Research Council Starting Grants. These are major 5-year research grants, each in excess of €1 million, to promote scientific excellence. Based on the number of ERC grants, CEU Economics is ranked 8th in Europe.

  1. Professor Ádám Szeidl's project studies the economic implications of social networks, 
  2. Professor Botond Kőszegi's project studies diverse topics in behavioral economics,
  3. Professor Miklós Koren's project studies knowledge flows from more developed economies to Central and Eastern Europe,
  4. Professor Péter Kondor's project studies frictions in financial markets.

Professor László Mátyás and the CEU Economics Department are part of a nine-member consortium holding a European FP7 grant to study the state of Economics research in Europe, and make proposals for future research funding mechanisms. The COEURE (COoperation for EUropean Research in Economics) project will bring together the key stakeholders in the European economic research space.