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Economist János Kornai, professor emeritus of the Institute of Economics died at age 94


Economist János Kornai, holder of the Szechenyi Prize and the French Legion of Honour, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, professor emeritus at Harvard and Budapest’s Corvinus universities.

He received honorary doctorates from 15 universities and his works have been translated into more than twenty languages. In 2010, he was presented with Hungary’s highest state decoration, the Grand Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary.

The photos below were taken at the two-part seminar discussion organized by the Institute of Economics in 2018.