Julius Horvath

Core Member
Egyetemi tanár

Contact information

+36 1 887 5052

Julius Horvath is the former Head of the Department of Economics (2006-2011, 2014-2016, 2018-2020), former Acting Dean of CEU Business School (academic year 2016/2017), Professor in the Department of International Relations and Economics (from 2005), and an "Egyetemi tanar, in the Hungarian system (from 2009). He is a member of Academia Europea from 2017. Also, he is a member of the Council of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought. Also, Julius was a former Head of Department of International Relations (2002-2006). He is a member of the CEU Senate from 2004 till 2022. His main interest lies in international economic policy issues, the political economy of monetary relations, and the history of economic thought. At CEU he taught courses on Global Economy: Emergence and Issues, History of Economic Thought, International Economic Policy, Political Economy of International Money, Principles of Macroeconomics, and Global Economy in 2030 for Executive MBA students. He has published in journals as Journal of Comparative Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Applied Economics, Economic Systems, Journal of Economic Integration, Nationalities Papers, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, History of Economic Ideas, History of Economic Thought and Policy. He has published also chapters at publishing houses as Palgrave MacMillan, Edgar Elgar, Logos Moscow, Kluwer Academic, Duncker and Humblot Berlin, Social Science Information Centre Berlin. In December 2020 he published a book at Palgrave MacMillan on history of economic thought in Central Europe. He was a Member of the Slovak and Czech Accreditation Committees, and the Chair of the Slovak Economic Association.  

Projects and Grants:

History of Economic Thought in Central Europe

"Economic Policy and Reforms in Central Europe during the Interwar Period," 

"Early Acceptance of Austrian Economic Thought in Central Europe" 

“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
- history of economic though

List of theses supervised at present:

 The Political Economy of the Territorial Regime in Post-Soviet Russia 

Sovereign Debt in Contemporary Latin America


PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA

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