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Scholarship for Hungarian students of economy from Vojvodina

The annual conference of our sister organisation south of Hungary’s border, the Association of Hungarian Economists in Vojvodina, was held on 18 March 2019 in the beautiful boardroom of the town hall of Subotica (Serbia). The organisation had been established in 2009 with active contribution by the Association of Hungarian Economists in Romania. This year’s [...]

Scholarship for Hungarian students of economy from Vojvodina 2019-06-12T08:56:28+00:00

General Assembly of the 125 year old HEA

The General Assembly of the Hungarian Economic Association (HEA) held its 125th anniversary celebration. During the event the highest honour of the HEA, the Lifetime Achievement Award in Economics was received by Miklós Pulai, former Secretary General of the Hungarian Banking Association. The preparations for this year’s Itinerant Conference of Economists were also discussed; the [...]

General Assembly of the 125 year old HEA 2019-05-27T15:49:16+00:00

HEA Vice President to head the Stock Exchange

On Tuesday the General Assembly of the Budapest Stock Exchange elected Mihály Patai, Vice President of the HEA as the new Chairman of the BSE. Richárd Végh, President of the Responsible Corporate Governance Section of the HEA will retain his post as Chief Executive Officer of the BSE. On the occasion of his appointment Mihály [...]

HEA Vice President to head the Stock Exchange 2019-05-22T12:06:34+00:00

Life course interview with Béla Kádár, winner of the Széchenyi Prize

A life course interview with Academic Béla Kádár, lifetime Honorary President of the HEA was conducted for the portrait series of Radio Kossuth ‘The Greats’ by Edit Szentgáli. During the interview Béla Kádár recalled his career and extremely eventful life course on the occasion of receiving the Széchenyi Prize on 15 March. The interview was [...]

Life course interview with Béla Kádár, winner of the Széchenyi Prize 2019-05-27T18:48:56+00:00

President of HEA’s Section to serve on the Board of Directors of EBRD

Minister of Finance Mihály Varga appointed György Barcza, Chief Executive Officer of the Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK), President of the Public Finance Section of the HEA to serve as member of the Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Accepting his appointment, György Barcza will take up his post on [...]

President of HEA’s Section to serve on the Board of Directors of EBRD 2019-05-22T12:13:16+00:00

Mihály Patai elected as Deputy Governor of the MNB

On Wednesday Hungary’s President of Republic János Áder appointed Mihály Patai, Vice President of the Hungarian Economic Association to the position of Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB). The appointment of Mr Patai was proposed by the Prime Minister in March. On 27 March 2019 the Parliament’s Economic Committee supported the appointment [...]

Mihály Patai elected as Deputy Governor of the MNB 2019-04-23T14:58:14+00:00

V4 congress in Brno: Call for papers

The Slovak Economic Association (SEA) and the Czech Economic Society - in cooperation with the Mendel University in Brno and the Hungarian Economic Association - are soliciting papers for their joint conference, to be held at the Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic, September 12–13, 2019. The conference commemorates the 30th anniversary of the start [...]

V4 congress in Brno: Call for papers 2019-04-03T18:07:31+00:00

Videos from the Investor Seminar

The Hungarian Economic Association (HEA) organised a V4+Romania Investor Seminar on 28 March, 2019 in Budapest - in the auditorium of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The video of the event is available at our website. Following the welcome speech of Gyula Pleschinger, President of the HEA, Member of the Monetary Council of the National Bank [...]

Videos from the Investor Seminar 2019-03-30T10:58:40+00:00

The relevance of human capital in Japan’s development

Japan’s economic and social development is a rather controversial process; as such, it is often debated. However, it also serves as a great example for successful convergence and growth. An event titled “The role of human resources in Japan’s capital influx” had been staged by the Labour Unit of the Hungarian Economic Association on 7 [...]

The relevance of human capital in Japan’s development 2019-03-21T08:15:58+00:00

Béla Kádár receives Széchenyi award

President of the Republic János Áder handed over a Széchenyi award to economics professor Béla Kádár, perennial honorary chairman of the Hungarian Economic Association, on 15 March. Béla Kádár, ordinary member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, received the award for internationally acclaimed research in the fields of economic and industrial development, international relations, and [...]

Béla Kádár receives Széchenyi award 2019-03-21T08:21:54+00:00