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ResearchAcademic Seminars

Academic Seminars


Budapest Economic Seminar Series - BESS at MNB

Venue:  MNB, 1054 Budapest, Szabadsag ter 8

Time and the venue is indicated next to the seminar.

This seminar series is open to external visitors. But please register in advance if you wish to join a seminar, by sending an email to: research.department@mnb.hu and make sure to have a photo identity card/passport/driving licence with you when entering MNB.




January 13 

Lóránt Kaszab (Cardiff University)

Rule-of-Thumb Consumers and Labor Tax Cut Policy at the Zero Lower Bound


January 27

Tamás Briglevics (Boston College)

Consumer Bankruptcy Protection as Insurance against Business Cycles


January 28

Victoria Nuguer (EPFL)

Financial Intermediation in a Global Environment


January 29

Denis Gorea (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Tax Avoidance: Aggregate and Distributional Consequences


January 30

Nikoleta Anesti (University of Warwick)

A FAVAR Approach to Credit Shocks in the Euro Area


Febrary 10 10:30, Section Room

Eyno Rots (Boston University)

Learning and the Market for Housing


February 12 15:15, Section Room

Anamaria Piloiu (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Economic Policy Uncertainty and Inflation Expectations


March 26   (at 15:15, MNB, Section Room of Conference Centre)

Luisa Lambertini (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, EPFL)

Macroeconomic Implications of Bank Capital Requirements   


April 23

Marcin Paweł  Kolasa (National Bank of Poland)

Monetary and macroprudential policy with foreign currency loans  


May 7

Artashes Karapetyan (Sveriges Riksbank)

Information Sharing and Information Acquisition in Credit Markets    


June 11

Sandra Eickmeier (Bundesbank)

Analyzing business and financial cycles using multi-level factor models


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