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19th World Congress of the IEA postponed

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. [...]

19th World Congress of the IEA postponed2020-03-24T12:21:42+00:00

Election of officials at HEA’s Labour Section

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 [...]

Election of officials at HEA’s Labour Section2020-03-23T11:22:01+00:00

Election of officials at HEA’s European Union Section

Szabolcs Fazakas, Special Government Officer for EU Affairs, former Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, former Member of the European Court of Auditors, former MEP was unanimously re-elected as President of the European Union Section of the Hungarian Economic Association at the election meeting held on Monday at the HEA Community Centre. The election meeting [...]

Election of officials at HEA’s European Union Section2020-03-10T10:51:55+00:00

Election of officials in Nyíregyháza, Eger and Szekszárd

The local branches of the Hungarian Economic Association elected their officials (the chairmen and secretaries) in three counties on Wednesday, 26 February. These meetings took place in Nyíregyháza, Eger and Szekszárd. Márton Nagy, deputy governor of the National Bank of Hungary and chairman of HEA’s Financial Unit, gave a presentation on current developments regarding the [...]

Election of officials in Nyíregyháza, Eger and Szekszárd2020-03-02T11:39:09+00:00

Old-new president heading the Agriculture Section

On Wednesday, the Agriculture and Food Industry Section of the Hungarian Economic Association re-elected Attila Zöldréti as president for the same period. Secretary Endre Szelényi was also re-elected for three years. László Vajda, former chief officer of the Ministry of Agriculture and former chief negotiator of the agricultural chapter of Hungary’s EU accession negotiations, was [...]

Old-new president heading the Agriculture Section2020-03-02T11:22:25+00:00

V4 Economic Olympiad: After the first round

The first round of the V4 Economic Olympiad 2019-2020 in Hungary was completed successfully: secondary school students from 17 counties and the capital city applied for the competition. In the national final of the competition to be held on 18 April 2020, 40 students will compete in the Bölcs Vár in Budapest. This is also [...]

V4 Economic Olympiad: After the first round2020-02-11T10:17:22+00:00

Co-operation of counties for demographic goals

Partly as a continuation of the demographic conference held early December last year, the HEA Demographic Section and the Child- and Family-Friendly Creative Workshop organised a strategic meeting with the participation of several county general assembly presidents on Friday, 17 January 2020, in HEA Community Centre The aim of the meeting is to establish multi-county [...]

Co-operation of counties for demographic goals2020-02-11T10:13:02+00:00

VHEA has a new president

Tímea Gyetvai, finance manager of the Hungarian National Council was recently elected president of our sister organisation, the Hungarian Economic Society of Vojvodina (VHEA). The Association of Hungarian Economists in Vojvodina elected a new, five-member Board following the sudden tragic death of Márta Földi, former president of the Association, in June. The Board of the [...]

VHEA has a new president2020-02-11T10:08:10+00:00

Registration now open for the V4 Economics Olympiad

Registration has opened for the 2019/20 V4 Economics Olympiad. The Hungarian Economic Association invites students in secondary education to participate in the international event. The international final taking place in September 2020 in Budapest will include the best students from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary in a competition dedicated to economics. The 125 [...]

Registration now open for the V4 Economics Olympiad2019-12-18T20:20:39+00:00

An eventful, rich and productive year of the HEA

‘The Hungarian Economic Association had an eventful, rich and productive year, thanks to the heads, active members and supporters of the Sections and County Organizations’, said Éva Hegedüs, Secretary General of the Hungarian Economic Association in her welcome speech delivered on Wednesday at the annual evaluation event held in Budapest involving the heads of the [...]

An eventful, rich and productive year of the HEA2019-12-18T20:19:48+00:00