About

CURRENT POSITION

2012 – Present            Associate Professor of Economics. Institute of Economics and Methodology, College of International Management and Business, Budapest Business School.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS HELD

2010 – 2012                Assistant Professor. Institute of Economics and Methodology, College of International Management and Business, Budapest Business School.

2006 – 2011                Academic Consultant. Research Institute of the State Audit Office of Hungary.

2008 – 2010                Assistant Professor. Institute of Economics and Methodology, College of Finance and Accountancy, Budapest Business School.

2006 – 2009                Ph.D. Fellow. Department of Finance, Faculty of Economics, University of Miskolc.

EDUCATION

2009                            Ph.D., Business and Organization Sciences, ‘Enterprise Theory and Practice’ Doctoral School, Faculty of Economics, University of Miskolc.

Dissertation title: Active Control or the Nihilism of Economic Policy? The Economic Theory of New Classical Macroeconomics. Graduate Committee: Prof. Dr. KOCZISZKY György (chair), Prof. Dr. NAGY Aladár, Dr. KOVÁCS Levente.

2006                            M.A., Business Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Miskolc. Thesis title: The Role of Expectations in Inflation. Advisor: Dr. VIGVÁRI András.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Comparative study of macroeconomic theories with a special interest on the differences and similarities between Keynesian and Monetarist (and New Classical) economic theory.
  • The neoclassical origins of Monetarism.
  • Monetary and fiscal policy in the theory of Keynes: investment trap and liquidity trap.
  • Expectations and the theories of expectations.
  • The evolution of expectation theories with a special interest on the doctrines of Milton Friedman and Robert Lucas.
  • Effects of expectations on inflation, monetary and fiscal policy: inflation targeting, non-Keynesian effects, Ricardian equivalence, Permanent income hypothesis under adaptive and rational expectations hypothesis.
  • The evolution of the homo oeconomicus of neoclassical rationality and other methodological approaches to the economic man (e.g. a phenomenological aspect).
  • The methodology of Max Weber and mainstream economics: similarities, discrepancies and the common roots.

TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Philosophy of economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary economics
  • History of economic thought
  • Economic policy
  • Public policy
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