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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 MNB2019-04-23T14:58:14+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 papers2019-07-15T10:11:11+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 Seminar2019-07-15T10:11:12+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 development2019-07-15T10:11:13+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 award2019-03-21T08:21:54+00:00

Dreher presentation downloadable from the website

Obliged by competition and traditions: from Dreher to Dreher, or the strategy of “quality before quantity”. This was the title of a recent presentation by Gábor Békefi, CEO of the brewery Dreher Sörgyárak Zrt, in the community room of the Hungarian Economic Association. Mr. Békefi had been invited by the Association’s Agricultural and Food Industry [...]

Dreher presentation downloadable from the website2019-07-15T10:11:13+00:00

HEA President re-elected as member of the Monetary Council

On Monday the Parliament, supported by the Economic Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly, re-elected Gyula Pleschinger, President of the Hungarian Economic Association as member of the Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary for an additional term of six years. At the Committee hearing the President of the HEA said the following: Hungary [...]

HEA President re-elected as member of the Monetary Council2019-07-15T10:11:13+00:00

A fragment of our history…

The Hungarian Economic Association is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year: the inaugural meeting of the HEA took place on Sunday, 27 May 1894 at 11 a.m. in the first-floor conference hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, chaired by Academic Lajos Láng. The founding members included some of the leading economists, industrialists, public figures [...]

A fragment of our history…2019-07-15T10:11:14+00:00

Skills required in the labour market – detailed coverage

Skills required in the labour market was the title of a professional event organised jointly by the Labour Section of the Hungarian Economic Association and the Careers Division of the Hungarian Pedagogical Society, taking place on 8 November 2018 in the HEA Community Centre. Detailed coverage including the slides of the presentations can be accessed [...]

Skills required in the labour market – detailed coverage2019-07-15T10:11:18+00:00

Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy – downloadable presentation

Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy through the eyes of a Brussels insider was the title of a presentation delivered in English at the invitation of the Agricultural and Food Industry Section of the HEA by Yves Madre economist, agronomist, head of FARM Europe think tank working closely with the European Commission and Chief Adviser [...]

Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy – downloadable presentation2019-07-15T10:11:18+00:00