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Manager of the Year: Éva Hegedüs

The Secretary General of the Hungarian Economic Association, Éva Hegedüs, President and CEO of GRÁNIT Bank Zrt., received the Manager of the Year Award at the July 3 gala of the National Association of Managers in HBungary. This year, for the twenty-sixth time, the National Association of Managers recognizes the work of Hungarian business leaders [...]

Manager of the Year: Éva Hegedüs2021-07-29T14:41:43+00:00

HEA’s Annual General Meeting

The 127-year old Hungarian Economic Association (HEA) held its Annual General Meeting on Friday, 21 May 2021 as an online event because of the pandemic situation. Established in 1894, the HEA is the largest non-profit forum for Hungarian economists made up of 26 thematic sections, 16 county organisations and approximately 3,500 members. The delegates of [...]

HEA’s Annual General Meeting2021-05-31T15:36:50+00:00

Itinerant Conference of Economists 2021 – another online event

Considering the pandemic related risks and uncertainties the Board of the Hungarian Economic Association decided to organise the 59th Itinerant Conference of Economists on 23-24 September 2021 in a hybrid format, similar to last year, with live video streaming. Based on the Board’s decision the Budapest venue of the conference should be selected in a [...]

Itinerant Conference of Economists 2021 – another online event2021-05-31T16:14:47+00:00

HEA: Money Week Ambassador for Financial Culture

In recognition of its work in the field of developing and disseminating financial knowledge and financial culture, the organizers awarded the Money Week Ambassador for Financial Culture award to the Hungarian Economic Association in the institutional category. On behalf of HEA, the certificate was received by Éva Hegedüs, Secretary General, President and CEO of GRÁNIT [...]

HEA: Money Week Ambassador for Financial Culture2021-03-11T18:31:02+00:00

Olympic champion in the Board of the Sports Economics Section

Professor Attila Borbély, honorary member of the Hungarian Olympic Commitee, vice-president of the Defense Sports Association, the chairman of the Supervisory Board of Magyar Telekom Plc. was re-elected as the President of the Sports Economics Section of the HEA. During the online elections, the voting members of the section elected Olympic champion gymnast Krisztián Berki, [...]

Olympic champion in the Board of the Sports Economics Section2021-01-20T16:11:35+00:00

Money Week – Volunteers welcome in 2021 as well

The Hungarian Banking Association, the Money Compass Foundation and the Ministry of Finance will be organising the Money Week (Pénz7) events in 2021 as well, once again focusing on family finances under the title Conscious Family Finance Management - the Family Budget. The organisers of the financial and entrepreneurial literacy week are looking for volunteers [...]

Money Week – Volunteers welcome in 2021 as well2021-01-12T09:08:06+00:00

HEA: annual review podcasts at Növekedés.hu

Last year brought many challenges for the Hungarian Economic Association due to the coronavirus pandemic in respect of both domestic events and international partnerships. We managed to conquer these challenges thanks to the activity of our sections. 2020 was reviewed via podcasts at Növekedés.hu by the President, the Secretary General as well as the heads [...]

HEA: annual review podcasts at Növekedés.hu2021-01-12T09:11:50+00:00

National economy and public finances in the time of coronavirus pandemic

National economy and public finances in the time of coronavirus pandemic. With this title, the Hungarian Economic Association and the Fiscal Council held their traditional joint conference on 15 December 2020. The lectures of the event can be listened to on HEA's podcast channel, and the studies and presentations can be downloaded from our website. [...]

National economy and public finances in the time of coronavirus pandemic2021-01-07T12:50:57+00:00

Registration now open for the Economics Olympiad

The Hungarian Economic Association and its partners - the Czech INEV, the National Bank of Hungary, the MNB Department of the Corvinus University of Budapest, the Money Museum, the Money Compass Foundation and the Budapest Institute of Banking Zrt. - will be organising the Economics Olympiad for Students in the 2020-2021 academic year as well. [...]

Registration now open for the Economics Olympiad2021-01-12T09:13:53+00:00

Way out from the middle income trap

‘It is essential for Hungary to increase the efficiency of investment in R&D, education and healthcare to ensure a higher level of development for the country’ - it was the message delivered at an online conference organised by the Labour Section of the Hungarian Economic Association on Thursday in Budapest. Speakers of the ‘Middle Income [...]

Way out from the middle income trap2021-01-12T09:16:45+00:00