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Peter Szilagyi

Associate Professor
Economics and Business
Central European University


Peter Szilagyi is Associate Professor and Head of MSc in Finance at the Department of Economics and Business. He maintains a fellowship at Cambridge Judge Business School, where he served in 2007-2014 and was Director of the MPhil in Finance. He earned his PhD from Tilburg University and held a research fellowship at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He has been an external fixed-income consultant to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, and before entering academia worked for the BBC World Service. Peter’s research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, international finance, and law and economics. He is Editor of Elsevier's Journal of Multinational Financial Management, and Subject Editor of Emerging Markets Review and the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money. He holds one of the first research grants awarded by the SWIFT Institute.

Research Interest

Corporate finance, corporate governance, international finance, law and economics.


  • Batten, J.A., H. Kinateder, P.G. Szilagyi and N. Wagner. 2017. Can Stock Market Investors Hedge Energy Risk? Evidence from Asia. Energy Economics (forthcoming).

  • Batten, J.A., I. Loncarski, P.G. Szilagyi. 2017. When Kamay Met Hill: Organization Ethics in Practice. Journal of Business Ethics (forthcoming).

  • Renneboog, L., P.G. Szilagyi and C. Vansteenkiste. 2017. Creditor Rights, Claims Enforcement, and Bond Performance in Mergers and Acquisitions. Journal of International Business Studies 48(2): 174-194.

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