|Minister of Economy of Hungary|
8 July 1998 – 31 December 1999
|Preceded by||position established|
|Succeeded by||György Matolcsy|
4 April 1944 |
Attila Chikán (born 4 April 1944, Budapest) is a Hungarian economist, university professor, corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. His fields of research include: business economics, competitiveness of firms and logistics.
He studied mathematical planning at the Corvinus University of Budapest (then Karl Marx University of Economic Sciences) and earned his PhD in 1969. He was the founding principal of the Rajk László College for Advanced Studies in 1970. Between 1998-1999 he was the Minister of Economy in Hungary, then from 2000 until 2003 he was the Rector of the Corvinus University of Budapest.
He received the degree of Doctor of Economic Sciences honoris causa from the University of Babes-Bolyai, Romania, in 2003, and the degree of Doctor of Science in Engineering honoris causa from Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland, in 2008.
- Rajk László College for Advanced Studies
- Corvinus University of Budapest
- Hungarian Academy of Sciences
- Magyar Távirati Iroda (Hungarian news agencey): Who is who? 2009, Magyar Távirati Iroda Zrt., Budapest 2008, p. 184 ISSN 1787-288X
- Profile on the Hungarian Academy of Sciences[permanent dead link]
- Curriculum Vitae on Corvinus University of Budapest's website
- Publications list at Köztestületi Publikációs Adattár
|Minister of Economy