The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Barnabas Virag

Executive Director

Magyar Nemzeti Bank

Barnabás Virág is an executive director at the Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Central Bank of Hungary), responsible for monetary policy, financial stability and lending incentives. He is an economist spe-cialised in finance. He began his professional career at the Ministry of Finance in the economic policy department in 2001. In 2003 he joined the Magyar Nemzeti Bank as an analyst. From 2009 he led the forecasting work of the monetary strategy and economic analysis department and later he was the director at the economic forecasting and analysis department. He is a member of the Financial Stability Board of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank and Monetary Policy Committee of the Eu-ropean System of Central Banks. He regularly makes publications on topics including economic growth, inflation, monetary policy and competitiveness in Hungary.


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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna