Michal Horváth

Michal Horváth
 Member of the Council

Michal Horváth is a member of the Council for Budget Responsibility. He studied financial management at the Faculty of Management of Comenius University in Bratislava, and public economics at University of York in the United Kingdom. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics at University of St Andrews, UK, in optimal monetary and fiscal policies in economies with multiple distortions. From 2000-2002, he worked as an assistant with the research department of the Bratislava branch of ING Bank. In 2003-2004, he was an advisor to the state secretary and director of the Social Policy Institute at the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family. Between 2007-2010, he served as an advisor to Slovak finance ministers for Eurozone issues, and represented Slovakia on the Economic and Financial Committee of the European Union. Since 2009, Horváth has been a research fellow at Oxford University in the UK. He is a regular contributor to specialised international journals and publications and was the co-author of a strategy that led to the adoption of the Fiscal Responsibility Act. He is a football fan, enjoys hiking in the hillsides of the Scottish Highlands, and captures his globetrotting adventures by camera.