The educational spectrum of the Department of Finance is extremely wide, and our educational activities are regularly complemented by speakers and active market partners. The Department's most recent curriculum development projects cover taxation, finance, corporate finance, public finance, and research methodology.
Due to a respect of traditions, sophistication, consistency, and the ability of continual renewal the knowledge represented by the members of the Department of Finance is detailed and acknowledged. Two thirds of our instructors have PhD degrees, the quality of the members of the Department is recognised by the many awards received in recent years:
- In 2014, Dr Szilveszter Farkas received the BBS Science Award
- In 2016, Dr Katalin Mérő has been re-elected to the six-member Joint Board of Appeal of the European Supervisory Authorities, established by the three EU Financial Supervisory Authorities, for a further five-year term.
- In 2016, Ákos Burján received the BBS Silver Ring award
- In 2017, Dr László Gyulai received the BBS Gold Ring award
- In 2017 and 2018, Dr Katalin Mérő won the BBS Science Prize in the “Article Instructor” category
- In 2018, Péter Tasi won the Mentor of the Year award
- In 2018, Dr Miklós Fellegi was chosen by the graduating students as an Honorary Classmate
- In 2019, colleagues of the Department won four out of the eight Scientific Awards awarded at university level:
- Prof Dr Miklós Losoncz in the research category
- Dr Habil Katalin Mérő for the third time in the scientific article category
- Dr Habil Judit Sági in the scientific article, instructor category
- Áron Szennay in the PhD student category
Members of our Department, under the guidance of Dr Professor Miklós Losoncz have been taking part in several successful and professionally forward-looking research projects. These included the MTA-BBS Macroeconomic Sustainability Research Group and the 2018 EMMI (Ministry of Human Capacities) Excellence Program - Sustainable Economy - Sustainability and Responsible Management in Small Enterprises, a sub-project of the Internationalization of SMEs. Another research program, which analyses corporate risk management, SME financing strategies, and factors determining the entrepreneurial intentions of university students, is coordinated by Dr Szilveszter Farkas. Dr Katalin Mérő has conducted an internationally well received research in recent years under the title Banking Policy in the EU, with Special Focus on the Macro-Prudential Regulations and the Operation of the European Banking Union.
- Losoncz Miklós - Perényi Áron: The Systematic Review of International Entrepreneurship Special Issue Articles. Sustainability 2018, 10 (10), 3476, available at: https://doi.org/10.3390/su10103476
- Mérő Katalin - Piroska Dóra(2018): Rethinking the allocation of macroprudential mandates within the Banking Union: a perspective from the east of the BU, Journal of Economic Policy Reform 21: pp. 1-17. (2018), available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17487870.2017.1400435
- Mérő Katalin(2017): The emergence of macroprudential bank regulation: A review, Acta Oeconomica 67: (3) pp. 289-309, available at: http://akademiai.com/doi/10.1556/032.2017.67.3.1
- S Gubik Andrea, Farkas Szilveszter, Kása Richárd: : A tervezett magatartás elméletének alkalmazása a vállalkozói hajlandóság alakulásának magyarázatára (Application of the theory of planned behaviour to explain entrepreneurial willingness), Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review) 65: 1 pp. 74-101. , 28 p. (2018)
- Szennay Áron: Nagyvállalatok pénzügyi teljesítményének és társadalmi felelősségvállalásának összefüggései Magyarországon (The relationships between the financial performance and social responsibility of large companies in Hungary), Közgazdasági Szemle ()Economic Review, LXV. Dec, 2018 (pp. 1281–1298)