The transfer of the founder’s and owner’s rights to the journal will be instrumental in making sure that research results achieved in the financial area can reach an even wider layer through education and conferences, continuing the unique process of value creation conducted by the State Audit Office (SAO) in recent decades, and facilitating the development of domestic financial culture. The document on the transfer was signed by László Windisch, President of the SAO and Előd Takáts, Rector of the Corvinus.
The Public Finance Quarterly professional journal on public finances was founded by the Ministry of Finance in May 1954, so it has a history of almost 70 years. The journal publishes researches mainly in monetary and fiscal topics, covering both theoretical and empirical approaches. The objective of the publications in the Public Finance Quarterly is to give an authentic picture about the financial system, and – in the light of the key financial relations – about the key aspects of the public sector and the operation of the national economy, the attempts to catch up and build the future, as well as about related professional debates.
During the four years since the change in the model, the Corvinus University of Budapest has multiplied the number of its publications in prestigious international journals. In addition, more and more internationally recognised experts come to the Corvinus, mainly on the invitation of the Corvinus Institute for Advanced Studies operating at the University. In creating and disseminating knowledge about economics and social sciences, Corvinus has become an important player not only at Hungarian level, but at international level, too, and plays an indisputable role in training the social and economic elite of the future.