The International Economic Association (IEA) and the Royal Economic Association (RES) organise a Webinar Developing Nations and COVID-19 on 23 April, 2020 at 4.30 pm CET at the YouTube channel of the RES. The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to hit developing nations with special force, given the low fiscal resources and poor health systems that prevail [...]
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The COVID-19 epidemic has provoked a rapid and, in many cases, unprecedented policy response from government. And many economists are playing a role in designing and analysing such policies along with studying the impact that COVID-19 is having. Although there are historical parallels with some aspects of this episode, the nature of the shock is [...]
The Hungarian Economic Association (MKT) has so far proposed more than seventy specific measures to the government action group responsible for restarting the economy to eliminate and mitigate the economic damage caused by the coronavirus, and to restore and restart the economy after the pandemic. The government has recently set up 10 action groups to [...]
A letter from Kaushik Basu, President of the International Economic Association: "I have to begin with the disappointing news that, taking account of the escalating coronavirus pandemic and after a lot of deliberation, we have decided to postpone the 19th World Congress of the IEA, which was to be held in Bali, 3-7 July 2020. [...]
According to the decision of the Board of the Hungarian Economic Association, due to the covid-19 epidemic, all MKT professional events, including those already announced, will be postponed until 30 April. We will inform our members about the new venue and time of the event later.
Has NATO joined the hunt for startups? will be the title of a roundtable discussion organised by the Startup Section of the Hungarian Economic Association on Thursday, 2 April 2020, from 2 p.m. in the HEA Community Centre, Eiffel Palace Office (1055 Budapest, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 78, Floor I.). Participants of the discussion: Tamás Gáll and [...]
The Role of Blockchain and AI in Enabling Renewable Energy Financing and Trading. This is the title of the presentation to be given by Alastair Marke, Director-General of the UK-based Blockchain & Climate Institute at 14 p.m. on Monday, 26 March 2020 in HEA’s community room on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Palace Office [...]
The Labour Section of the Hungarian Economic Association held an election meeting and conference on foreign workers employed in Hungary on 5 March 2020 at the Conference Centre of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Budapest. The members re-elected József Bagó, Senior Counsellor of the Ministry of Interior, Department of Public Employment Strategy [...]
The current issues of EU Neighbourhood and Enlargement will be the title of a presentation to be delivered at the invitation of the European Union Section of the Hungarian Economic Association by Olivér Várhelyi, EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement on Monday, 6 April 2020, from 2 p.m. in the Library of the Hungarian Academy [...]
What to expect in Tokyo? will be the title of a presentation to be delivered by Mihály Orendi, Vice President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee at the invitation of the Sport Economics Section of the Hungarian Economic Association on Wednesday, 18 March 2020, from 2 p.m. in the HEA Community Centre, Eiffel Palace Office (1055 [...]