Budapest, April 14, 2021 - The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) and the Corvinus University of Budapest (BCE) have signed a cooperation agreement for the development and support of Hungarian economic expertise. The agreement provides an effective framework for knowledge sharing between the competition authority and the university at both student and researcher level.
Balázs Csaba Rigó, President of the Hungarian Competition Authority, and András Lánczi, Rector of the Corvinus University of Budapest and Ákos Domahidi, Chancellor of the University, agreed on the future cooperation of the two institutions in order to develop and support Hungarian economics. The GVH will promote the teaching and research of competitive economics and competition policy in a wide range of areas, including the organization of practical educational programs and projects, the individual care of outstanding talents and the support of training workshops. The university supports the staff of the competition authority with, among other, training in behavioral economics, one of today's most important disciplines.
To perform the tasks of a competition authority, it needs the work of future economic analysts. And the students and researchers of the university need the special knowledge and practical experience amassed at the univerity cannot be acquired elsewhere. The agreement just signed thus serves the benefits of fair competition, ie the interests of Hungarian consumers and the development of Hungarian economics.
- said Balázs Csaba Rigó, President of the Hungarian Competition Authority.
The University has an old tradition in economics program. The agreement provides an opportunity for students to analyze economic, market theory and regulatory issues in real circumstances , through real data and cases, thus gaining the competencies sought and valued in the labor market.
– mondta András Lánczi, a Corvinus University of Budapest rektora.
Az cooperation agreement a can reach GVH website.