2-15 February 2016, Botswana and Namibia – field research in Africa
Judit Kiss and Zsuzsánna Biedermann visited different institutes and met governmental officiers, as well as local researchers to map the dangers and chances of raw material economy
22-23 February 2016, Budapest – Budapest Business School Faculty of International Management and Business Campus
Ágnes Szunomár, Tamás Novák, Miklós Szanyi took part and gave lectures at the Conference on the Current Issues of Economic and Social Integration in Hungary and Taiwan.
Joe Forgacs, The social psychology of prejudice: Implications for the politics of the European refugee crisis
23 February 2016, Budapest – Europe Club
Speaker: Joseph P. Forgacs, DPhil, DSc. (Oxford) Scientia Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney
“Understanding Russian Influence in Europe”
29 February 2016, Washington – Center for Strategic & International Studies
András Deák was a participant and had a lecture at the conference Understanding Russian Influence in Europe.
7 March 2016, Budapest – Headquarters of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
10 March 2016, Budapest – within the frames of the IWE CERS HAS series ‘Economics with policy’ Oleg Buklemishev held a seminar under the title Investment pause in the Russian economy and how to overcome it.
Change, money – New planning period in the EU’s development policy
22 March 2016, Budapest – Europe Club
Péter Heil expert in development policy, Corvinus University, associate professor: Change, money – New planning period in the EU’s development policy
“V4 Goes Global: Exploring opportunities in V4 cooperation with BASIC emerging powers”
22 March 2016, Warsaw – Polish Institute of International Affairs
Ágnes Szunomár represented the institute at the closing event of “V4 Goes Global: Exploring opportunities in V4 cooperation with BASIC emerging powers”
Title of the book containing the reseach studies: V4 Goes Global. Exploring Opportunities and Obstacles for Visegrad Countries Cooperation with Brazil, India, China and South Africa.
April 14 2016, Budapest – IWE CERS HAS
Within the frames of our institute’s workshop talk series Tamás Gerőcs junior research fellow was focusing on the Chinese currency. He drawed two models of internationalization of the yuan. Either a more hegemonic role in the international financial system when the yuan could compete with the dollar to become the leading unit of account in trade, reserve and investment functions of a world currency. Or the other model which suggests a partial or ‘basic’ convertibility with modest international function of the yuan. It could become an anchor currency in the intra-Asian trade.
April 14-16 2016, Philadelphia, by the Council for European Studies
Tamás Novák in his paper ‘Austerity – Selective Austerity – Non-Austerity: Experiences of Central European EU Members States’ attempted to explore the conclusions that can be drawn from the divergent strategies of Central European EU member countries as regards austerity measures or alternative approaches to such measures.
April 19 2016, Budapest – Europe Club
György Raskó agrarian economist: Comparative analysis of agricultural development in the EU and in Hungary, with special emphasis on the efficiency of production