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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

Demographic change: another requirement for competitiveness

‘We need to create the conditions of special socio-economic recognition for responsible families with many children’, said Árpád Kovács, Chairman of the Fiscal Council and Lifetime Honorary President of the Hungarian Economic Association at the joint conference and book launch of the Demographics Section of the HEA and the Child and Family Friendly Creative Workshop [...]

Demographic change: another requirement for competitiveness2019-12-18T20:17:56+00:00

Technical advancement and labour – an event report

The Labour Section of the Hungarian Economic Association organized a professional event on technical advancement, Industry 4.0 and labour market which took place in the HEA Community Centre on 24 October 2019. During the event the introductory presentation was delivered by Annamária Artner, Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of World Economics, HAS Centre for [...]

Technical advancement and labour – an event report2019-12-18T20:16:26+00:00

Call for a paper on a short history of the IEA

The IEA was set up in 1950 by UNESCO, in consultation with prominent economists, notably Joseph Schumpeter, in the 1940s. Its aim was to promote economic research and scientific policymaking. It has had a phenomenal history, with past presidents that include Paul Samuelson, Kenneth Arrow, Amartya Sen, Robert Solow, Joseph Stiglitz and János Kornai. It [...]

Call for a paper on a short history of the IEA2019-11-28T13:17:42+00:00

Life course interview with Árpád Kovács on Radio Kossuth

A life course interview with Árpád Kovács, Lifetime Honorary President of the HEA was conducted for Radio Kossuth. The interview was aired on Tuesday, 5 November 2019 as part of the series The Greats hosted by Edit Szentgáli. The interview can be accessed via this link.  

Life course interview with Árpád Kovács on Radio Kossuth2019-11-25T08:39:49+00:00

Itinerant Conference of Economists 2020 to take place in Szeged

Szeged will host the 58th Itinerant Conference of Economists in 2020. The decision was made at the Board Meeting of the Hungarian Economic Association on Tuesday. After ten years, the city of Szeged situated on the banks of the River Tisza will host the largest annual conference of Hungarian economists on 24-26 September 2020. The [...]

Itinerant Conference of Economists 2020 to take place in Szeged2019-11-25T08:42:40+00:00

Fintech and Financial Culture Section has been founded

The decision to set up the Fintech and Financial Culture Section of the Hungarian Economic Association was adopted by the Board Meeting of the HEA on 22 October 2019.   The participants of the inaugural meeting held at the headquarters of the Hungarian Banking Association in July 2019 elected Éva Pintér (University of Pécs) as President, [...]

Fintech and Financial Culture Section has been founded2019-11-25T08:43:53+00:00