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Yearly Archives: 2019

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Call for a paper on a short history of the IEA

The IEA was set up in 1950 by UNESCO, in consultation with prominent economists, notably Joseph Schumpeter, in the 1940s. Its aim was to promote economic research and scientific policymaking. It has had a phenomenal history, with past presidents that include Paul Samuelson, Kenneth Arrow, Amartya Sen, Robert Solow, Joseph Stiglitz and János Kornai. It [...]

Call for a paper on a short history of the IEA2019-11-28T13:17:42+00:00

Life course interview with Árpád Kovács on Radio Kossuth

A life course interview with Árpád Kovács, Lifetime Honorary President of the HEA was conducted for Radio Kossuth. The interview was aired on Tuesday, 5 November 2019 as part of the series The Greats hosted by Edit Szentgáli. The interview can be accessed via this link.  

Life course interview with Árpád Kovács on Radio Kossuth2019-11-25T08:39:49+00:00

Itinerant Conference of Economists 2020 to take place in Szeged

Szeged will host the 58th Itinerant Conference of Economists in 2020. The decision was made at the Board Meeting of the Hungarian Economic Association on Tuesday. After ten years, the city of Szeged situated on the banks of the River Tisza will host the largest annual conference of Hungarian economists on 24-26 September 2020. The [...]

Itinerant Conference of Economists 2020 to take place in Szeged2019-11-25T08:42:40+00:00

Fintech and Financial Culture Section has been founded

The decision to set up the Fintech and Financial Culture Section of the Hungarian Economic Association was adopted by the Board Meeting of the HEA on 22 October 2019.   The participants of the inaugural meeting held at the headquarters of the Hungarian Banking Association in July 2019 elected Éva Pintér (University of Pécs) as President, [...]

Fintech and Financial Culture Section has been founded2019-11-25T08:43:53+00:00

HEA’s Secretary General on Nobel Prize winners

This year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded in recognition of outstanding research in development economics including the fight against poverty. ‘Remarkably a young female economist, Esther Duflo is also among the laureates this year’, Éva Hegedüs, Secretary General of the Hungarian Economic Association (HEA), Chairperson and CEO of Gránit Bank Zrt. [...]

HEA’s Secretary General on Nobel Prize winners2019-10-18T10:40:34+00:00

HEA-FC Conference: approx. 4.5 percent growth this year

The majority of the analysts working alongside the Fiscal Council (FC) predict around 4.5 percent growth this year with a slowing rate prognosed for next year, the joint Budapest conference of the Hungarian Economic Association (HEA) and the FC revealed on Friday. As Árpád Kovács, Chairman of the Fiscal Council explained, the conference is organized [...]

HEA-FC Conference: approx. 4.5 percent growth this year2019-10-18T10:42:33+00:00

Outsourcing and IT Supervision – downloadable presentation

Outsourcing from the point of view of IT Supervision was be the title of a presentation delivered at the invitation of the Audit Section of the HEA and the Hungarian Institute of Internal Auditors by Gabriella Biró, Head of Department of IT Supervision, MNB on Monday, 23 September 2019. The slides of her presentation are [...]

Outsourcing and IT Supervision – downloadable presentation2019-09-26T16:40:22+00:00

Itinerant conference – presentations, videos, photos, press reports

János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary, Andrea Bártfai-Mager, Minister without Portfolio for National Asset Management and Mihály Varga, Minister of Finance, Deputy Prime Minister gave the final speeches of the 57th Itinerant Conference of Economists in Nyíregyháza on 7 September 2019. During the 3 days of the largest annual conference of Hungarian economists [...]

Itinerant conference – presentations, videos, photos, press reports2019-09-30T11:16:58+00:00

V4 Conference in Brno – with numerous Hungarian speakers

The Economic Associations of Slovakia and the Czech Republic organized a joint professional conference in association with the Mendel University of Brno and the Hungarian Economic Association, taking place at the Mendel University in Brno on 11-13 September 2019. The conference financed by the Visegrad Fund also commemorated the 30th anniversary of the transition from [...]

V4 Conference in Brno – with numerous Hungarian speakers2019-09-30T11:15:30+00:00

Hungary’s contestants doing well at V4 Student Olympics in Economy

The Hungarian students did well in the final of the V4 Economics Olympiad taking place in Prague on 10 September 2019. The international contest hosted by the Czech National Bank was financed by the Visegrad Fund and involved five students each from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary competing in economics. The 125 year old [...]

Hungary’s contestants doing well at V4 Student Olympics in Economy2019-09-16T16:16:17+00:00