On the occasion of the presentation of the 2022 Productivity Report of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank, the Central Bank of Hungary, a conference of the Competitiveness Section of the Hungarian Economic Association (HEA) will examine the topic of domestic productivity and the directions for its improvement on Wednesday, 13 July 2022, from 14:00 at the MNB’s building at Krisztina körút 55, Budapest, and on the HEA’s YouTube channel.

András Balatoni, Director of the Economic Forecasting and Analysis Directorate of the MNB and member of the Board of the Economic Policy and Economic Theory Section of the HEA, will give the introductory speech. The participants of the roundtable discussion following the introductory presentation are Bianka Parragh, member of the Monetary Council, senior research fellow at the National University of Public Service, member of the board of the Sustainability and Competitiveness Sections of the HEA; Péter Vitkovics, crisis and change manager, founder of the Change Managers Consulting; and Imre Csuhaj-Varju, president of the Kecskemét Dual Education Centre Zrt., president of the MNB. The discussion will be moderated by Gergely Baksay, Executive Director for Economic Analysis and Competitiveness at the MNB, member of the HEA’s Board and Chairman of the Competitiveness Section.

Due to the capacity of the room, personal participation is subject to prior registration. Interested parties are kindly requested to register their intention to attend in advance at office.mkt@t-online.hu no later than Tuesday 12 July 2022, noon. Registrations will only be accepted up to the capacity of the room.

The event will be available live on the MKT YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQn9xUBg0ybiPRfB2QM4QOA.