Dr. Norbert Szabó

Dr. Norbert Szabó

Assistant Professor
szabon [at] ktk.pte.hu
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Norbert Szabó gained his BA degree in Applied Economics at the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Pécs in 2009 and his MSc degree in Economic Analysis in 2011. He defended his PhD thesis in 2021, in which he examined the economic modeling possibilities of the EU's new regional innovation policy (S3). From 2014, he has been working as a scientific assistant in the MTA-PTE Innovation and Economic Growth Research Group, and participated in several research projects running at the Faculty (TÁMOP, EFOP, TKP, RRF, etc.). From 2016, he has been working as an assistant lecturer at the Faculty, and from 2022, as an assistant professor. His research interests are related to regional economic development and its economic effects and modeling possibilities, specifically in the areas of input-output and general equilibrium modeling. His publications appeared in leading domestic and international journals in these fields, and he participated in several domestic and international research projects aimed at developing regional economic growth models. As an assistant professor, he mainly teaches regional and international economics, and previously participated in the teaching of introduction to economics, microeconomics, economic geography, and multi-sector macroeconomic modeling seminars.


Varga Attila; Sebestyén Tamás; Szabó Norbert; Szerb László: 
Measuring the Effects of Policies Targeting Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: An Application of the GMR Framework with REDI. In: Acs, Z. J – Lafuente, E. – Szerb, L. (eds): The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: A Global Perspective. Springer Nature. pp. 207-245. (2023)

Szabó, Norbert; Farkas, Richárd; Varga, Attila: 
The economic effects of passenger transport infrastructure investments in lagging regions. Would the increase in commuting be beneficial for regional development? Growth and Change, Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 2099-2123. (2021)

Varga, Attila; Szabó, Norbert; Sebestyén, Tamás:
Economic impact modelling of smart specialization policy: Which industries should prioritization target? Papers in Regional Science, Vol. 99, No. 5, pp. 1367-1388. doi: 10.1111/pirs.12529 (2020)

Varga, Attila; Szerb, László; Szabó, Norbert; Sebestyén, Tamás:
Estimating the economic impacts of knowledge network and entrepreneurship development in smart specialisation policy. Regional Studies, Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 48-59. (2020)

Varga Attila, Szerb László, Sebestyén Tamás, Szabó, Norbert:
Economic Impact Assessment of Entrepreneurship Policies with the GMR-Europe Model In: Stenkula, Mikael; Marx, Axel; Sanders, Mark (szerk.) The Entrepreneurial Society : A Reform Strategy for Italy, Germany and the UK, Heidelberg, Germany : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 39-70. (2020)

Szabó Norbert: 
Methods for regionalizing input-output tables. Regional Statistics. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 44-65. (2015)

List of publications

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