William John Fellner (born Fellner Vilmos on May 31, 1905 – September 15, 1983) was a Hungarian-American economist and Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University from 1952 until his retirement in 1973.Born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary, he studied at the University of Budapest, the ETH Zurich and the Frederick William University in Berlin, where he received his Ph.D. in economics in 1929, one year after Wassily Leontief. Fellner served on the Council of Economic Advisers from 1973 to 1975.
James Tobin was an American economist who served on the Council of Economic Advisers and consulted with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and taught at Harvard and Yale Universities. He developed the ideas of Keynesian economics, and advocated government intervention to stabilize output and avoid recessions. His academic work included pioneering contributions to the study of investment, monetary and fiscal policy and financial markets. He also proposed an econometric model for censored dependent variables, the well-known Tobit model.
John Charles Harsanyi was a Hungarian-American Nobel Prize laureate economist.
János Kornai, until 1945 János Kornhauser, is a Hungarian economist noted for his analysis and criticism of the command economies of Eastern European communist states.
Béla Alexander Balassa was a Hungarian economist and professor at Johns Hopkins University and a consultant for the World Bank.
Mihály Babits was a Hungarian poet, writer and translator. His poems are well known for their intense religious themes. His novels such as “The Children of Death” (1927) explore psychological problems.
Thomas Sewall Adams was an American economist, and educator, Professor of Political Economy at Yale University and advisor to the U.S. Treasury Department.
László Rátz,, was a Hungarian mathematics high school teacher best known for educating such people as John von Neumann and Nobel laureate Eugene Wigner. He was a legendary teacher of "Budapest-Fasori Evangélikus Gimnázium", the Budapest Lutheran Gymnasium, a famous secondary school in Budapest in Hungary.
Professor George Kish (1914–1989) was an internationally recognized authority known for work in geography and the history of cartography. His professional papers are held at the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor.
Aladár Árkay was a Hungarian architect, craftsman, and painter.
Miklós Vámos originally Tibor Vámos, is a Hungarian writer, novelist, screenwriter, translator and talkshow host, who has published 33 books.
Arthur Meinig was a German-born Hungarian architect. He was born in Waldheim, Saxony on 7 November 1853 and died in Budapest on 14 September 1904. After studying in Dresden, he worked for architects Fellner and Helmer in Vienna. In 1883 he moved to Budapest and soon became the favorite architect of Hungarian aristocracy. He created buildings in the styles of Neo-Gothic, Neo-Renaissance, and especially in Neobaroque.
Count Géza Teleki de Szék was a Hungarian politician and field hockey player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was born in Budapest, the son of Pál Teleki.
Iván Szelényi is a noted Hungarian-American sociologist, as of 2010 the Dean of Social Sciences at New York University Abu Dhabi.
Ignác Kúnos was a Hungarian linguist, turkologist, folklorist, a correspondent member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. At his time he was one of the most recognised scholars of the Turkish folk literature and Turkish dialectology. Grandfather of George Kunos (1942) American-Hungarian neuroendocrinologist, pharmacologist.
The Budapest School was a school of thought, originally of Marxist humanism, but later of post-Marxism and dissident liberalism that emerged in Hungary in the early 1960s, belonging to so called Hungarian New Left. Its members were students or colleagues of Georg Lukács. The school was originally oriented towards developing Lukacs' later works on social ontology and aesthetics, but quickly began to challenge the paradigm of Lukacsian-Marxism, thus reconstructing contemporary critical theory. Most of the members later came to abandon Marxism. The school also critiqued the "dictatorship over needs" of the Soviet states. Most of the members were forced into exile by the pro-Soviet Hungarian government.
Susan Rose-Ackerman is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and is co-director of the Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy at Yale Law School. She is an expert in political corruption and development, administrative law, law and regulatory policy, the nonprofit sector, and federalism.
Tibor Palánkai is a Hungarian economist, university teacher and member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He has been awarded the Jean Monnet prize and multiple Hungarian awards. He was the vice-rector of the Karl Marx University of Economics between 1977 and 1983 and the rector of Budapest University of Economic Sciences between 1997 and 2000. He is an emeritus professor since 2008.
Gábor Rekettye is a Hungarian marketing author and professor. At present he is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Pécs and Honorary Professor at the University of Szeged.
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