Julius Horváth

Head of Economics Department
Head of MA in Economic Policy and Global Markets program
Head of MA in Economics program
Head of Doctoral School
Egyetemi tanár
Nador u. 11
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+36 1 327-3248
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PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA
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Julius Horvath is Professor at the CEU from 2005, and Hungarian University Professor from 2009. He is a former Head of Department of Economics (2006-2011) and Department of IRES (2002-2006) at the Central European University. His main interest lies in international economic policy issues, political economy of monetary relations, and history of economic thought. He has published in several journals as Journal of Comparative Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Applied Economics, Economic Systems, Journal of Economic Development, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Journal of Economic Integration, Nationalities Papers. He is a Member of the Slovak and Czech Accreditation Committees.

Projects and Grants:

“Financial Market Integration, Structural Change, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in the EU25” European Commission.

“Price Convergence in the New Member States of the European Union: the Case of Hungary and the Slovak Republic,” Global Development Network Research Project. (More info)

"Determinants of Economic Growth" in Global Development Network. (More info)

“Optimum Choice of Exchange Rate Regime for the Accession Countries: Cost and Benefit Analysis of EMU Membership,” European Commission. (More info)

List of potential supervision areas:

- political economy of economic growth in transition economies
- political economy of monetary relations
- international economic relations

List of theses supervised at present:

- Economic relations between South-East European country and Germany before the Second World War
- The Credit/Debt Position of the Hegemon: The Deviant Case of the United States
- Empirical Essays on Price Dispersion between Countries

Courses taught:

History and Theory of World Economy (Fall semester)

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Academic/research topics: 
Political economy; Political economy of international money; Financial
currency crisis; Monetary integration; Central and Eastern European countries
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