David Mihalyi

Junior Research Fellow
Budapest, Oktober 6 u. 7

David  Mihalyi  is a  visiting  fellow  at  CEU’s  School  of  Public  Policy and a  senior  economic  analyst  at  the Natural Resource Governance Institute.  His  research  focuses  on  the  “presource  curse”:  the  macroeconomic  challenges caused by expectations of future resource wealth. He also provides technical assistance and capacity building on the macroeconomic management of resource revenues. He led the development of several extractive data tools and economic models for Ghana, Mongolia and Tanzania. His research was covered in the Economist, Foreign Policy, Finance and Development.

Previously he completed  the  Overseas  Development  Institute  Fellowship  Scheme  as  an  economist in the Budget Bureau of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Finance. His two years in Freetown coincided with a mining boom in the country and his work focused on the impact of the extractive sector on the economy and public finances. Before that, he was an economist at the Hungarian Central Bank and the Office of the Fiscal Council in  Hungary.  In  both  roles,  he  focused  on  fiscal  forecasting  and  evaluating  budget  sustainability.

Academic Degrees

MSc in Economics and Development Economics, University of Nottingham