Final Exam and Thesis

The Final Exam
During the final exam, first you will defend your thesis work. Moreover, you are going to get at least one professional question, which will be linked to your studies, might be linked to your thesis topic. You can prepare a presentation (ppt) or handout to your thesis defence, but please print it in 4 copies since you won’t have the opportunity to use a computer for your presentation.

Thesis Topics
Sejla Almadi
–   International Economics and Trade, Competitiveness
–   Marketing, Management and Strategies at International Corporations
–   Behavioural Economics, Organisational Behaviour, Corporate Psychology
István Benczes
–    Economic governance in the EU
–    Fiscal policy in the EU
–    Theories of economic integration
–    Introducing the euro in Hungary
Judit Burucs
–    The future of the LIBOR and the Effects on the Banking Industry
–    The Role of International Rating Agencies
–    The Importance of the Country and Counterparty Creditrisk
–    Employing Fund Transfer Pricing in the International Active Banks
–    Implementation of Basel III and its Effects
–    Risk Management in the International Active Banks
–    International Comparison of Mortgage Lendings
Viktória Endrődi-Kovács
–    The Western Balkans, economy of the Western Balkan countries
–    Integration maturity
–    Foreign Direct Investments – transnational companies, investments, investments decisions
–    Global Value Chains, Embeddedness of V4 countries into Global Value Chains
Péter Gál
–    Strategies of transnational corporations
–    Foreign direct investments
–    The micro and macro economic consequences of globalisation (national and international economic policies, development policies, global value chains)
–    Impacts of the new technological era in the world economy (Theoretical, economic policy and corporate related consequences. Impacts in different countries and regions.)
István Kollai
–    Socio-economical processes in Central-Europe
–    Territorial inequality, spread and backwash effects
–    Economics of heritage (heritage industry, commodification of the past)
–    Product branding and brand strategies (place-branding, geo-branding)
–    Varieties of capitalism; anomalies of capitalism; neo-feudalism
–    Economic theory: ethics in economics, economics and identity, reciprocity
István Magas
–    Global Finance and Regulation
–    World Economic Crisis: Interpretations and Crisis Management
–    Conditions of adopting the euro in Hungary
–    BEXIT and its consequences in Europe
–    Trade war
Gábor Miklós
–    Effects of economic crises in the Central-European Region
–    Integration maturity of the new EU-countries
–    Advantages and disadvantages in the Central-European economies (macroeconomic analysis)
–    Examination of autonomy in economical and political approach
–    Political and economical benefits of minorities
–    Challenges of the European labour market
–    Labour shortages in Hungary and Central-Europe
–    Situation of the Hungarian and Central-European construction industry
Sándor Gyula Nagy
–    Economic and Political issues of Latin American countries and Spain
–    International and Hungarian practice of using the EU Structural Funds
–    Energy policy of the EU
Tibor Palánkai
–    Theory of regional and global integration
–    European integration policies
–    Success rate of the European integration
–    Integration maturity
Judit Ricz
–    Developmental States
–    Latin America
Mihály Simai
–    Global Economic Governance and National Economy Policies
–    The new relations between output and trade in the World Economy
–    The national and international regulations of transnational corporations: goals and outcomes
–    The commodity markets in the international system
–    Agriclture or manufacturing or services in the system of international cooperation.
–    Global challenges and the multilateral cooperation regimes
–    The new global program of Sustainable Development (2015) and the national economies alternatively: developed world, developing countries or Hungary or in any of the functional areas of the the SDGs or national economy policies
–    Risk factors in the world economy, risk management on corporate, state and global levels
Tamás Stukovszky
–      Role of innovation during economic crises
–      Changes in long-term cooperation between MNCs and the Hungarian state
–      Role of sport in national economies
–      China’s developmental outlooks
–      Effects of digital bureaucracy in Estonia
–      SMEs in Hungary and in the EU in the next decade
–      Automotive industry in Hungary
Krisztina Szabó
–    Development Economics;
–    Foriegn Aid;
–    Political Economy of Development Cooperation;
–    Sustainable Development,
–    Emerging Security Challenges
Balázs Szent-Iványi (maximum 2 students, he’s abroad – consultation only via Skype and email)
–    International development and aid, development economics
Ágnes Szunomár
–      East Asian Economies
–      Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
–      Emerging markets, emerging multinational companies
–      Middle income trap
András Tétényi
–    International Development Assistance
–    Sustainable Development Goals
–    Elements of Growth and Sustainability
–    The Effects of International Migration
Gábor Vigvári
–    Current issues in international trade
–    Globalization, institutions, nation state
–    The political economy of international cooperation
–    Economic policy of the EU