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NAGY Gábor

Nagy Gábor
Great Plain Research Institute
Békéscsaba Department


Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

Name : Nagy Gábor

Place and date of birth : Budapest, May 27th,1967

Marital status : married, one child


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Education and training

1991JATE TTK, Szeged — MA of geography
1991JATE TTK, Szeged — MA of mathematics
1998Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest — CSc. (PhD) of Geography
2012Szegedi Tudományegyetem, Szeged — habilitáció (földtudomány)

Language skills

German (reads)
Russian (reads)
English (writes, reads, lectures)

Places of work and employment

1991—1994JATE TTK Dept. of Economic Geography, Szeged — PhD course
1994—1998CRS WHRI Győr Dept. (H.A.S.) — junior research fellow
1995—1997SZI College, Győr — part time lecturer
1998—1999CRS ASI Békéscsaba Dept. (H.A.S.) — research fellow
1998SZI College, Győr — assist. Prof.
1999—CRS ASI Békéscsaba Dept. (H.A.S.) — senior research fellow
2000—2001CRS ASI Békéscsaba Dept. (H.A.S.) — head of departure
2008—2010Alföld Institute in Centre for Regional Studies — director

Teaching activities

1991—1994lecturer, JATE TTK, Szeged
1994—1998lecturer, and after assist. Prof., SZI College, Győr
1996—1997lecturer, KÉE, Budapest
1998—2001lecturer, Univ. of Szeged TTK, Szeged
2003—consultant, TS College GFK, Békéscsaba
2005—2007lecturer, TS College EFK, Gyula
2005—lecturer, Univ. of Szeged TTK, Szeged
2006—lecturer, TS College GFK, Békéscsaba
2007—member, GeoSciences PhD-School of University of Szeged
2008—2009lecturer, SZIE TEK VKK, Szarvas
2009—lecturer, SZTE GFK, Szeged

Scientific activity

2000—Hungarian Society of Economists, member
2001—Post-Socialist Geographers Research Group, member
2002—Hungarian Geographical Society Körösvidéki Branch, secretary
2002—Space and Services Research Network (RESER), member
2003—European Urban Research Association, member
2004—European Regional Science Association, member
2006—Cities After Transition research network, member
2006—Urban Geography Sub-comittee in H.A.S., founding member
2007—2009stearing comittee of Hungarian Geographical Society, member
2009—2011Comitte of Social Geography, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, secretary


1996—1999Youth Researcher Scholarship, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1995—1996Ryoichi Sasakawas Young Leader Fellowship Fund, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1991—1994Award of HAS TMB, MTA TMB
1989National Scientific Conference of Students, 2nd place
1991National Scientific Conference of Students, 2nd place
2001Pro Regio Csongrád County
2003—2005Bolyai János Research Scholarship, HAS
2006Szádeczky-Kardoss Elemér Award, HAS, 2nd place

Subjects taught

Geography of information society (University of Szeged)
Economic geography (University ff Szeged)
Theories and new paradigms in economic geography. (University of Szeged)
Political geography and global economy ()
From COMECON to EU – Economic Transition in East Central Europe. (University of Szeged)
Quantitative and qualitative analysis methods in regional research (Tessedik College)

Research fields

Urban Geography
Geography of information society
Gazdasági egyenlőtlenségek vizsgálata

Trips abroad

1994study trip — United Kingdom
1997study trip — United Kingdom
2004scientific grant — Germany
2005MÖB Grant — Czech Republic
2007Academic study tour — Poland


Scientific publications (based on KPA database):

In Hungarian 71 publications, of which 1 book, 7 referred scientific articles, in periodicals, 19 book chapters, 7 conference papers, 5 book editions.
In English 26 publications, of which 7 referred scientific articles in periodicals, 3 book chapters, 7 conference papers.
Number of independent references: 190, of which 28 in non-Hungarian (mainly in English). IF: 2,25; Hirsch index: 7.
Main publications:
Books, book chapters:
G. Nagy (2010): Tertiarisation – a global process with local specialities in a new member country (Hungary) – Outsourcing and Offshoring in Services: Facing the Global Challenge Edited by: José A. Camacho, Luis Rubalcaba, – Part II.: New Trends in the Spatial Location of Services, Chapter 9. 17.p.
G. Nagy – I. Kanalas (eds.)(2008): The State of the Info-communication markets in Dél-Alföld Region - Hungary. Discussion Papers 64.(Series editor: Z. Gál) Centre for Regional Studies (H. A. S.), Pécs,  64 p.
G. Nagy: Changes in the position of Hungarian regions in the country’s economic field of gravity. In: Hungarian Spaces and Places: Patterns of Transition. Eds. Gy. Barta, É. G. Fekete, I. Kukorelli Szörényiné, J. Timár. Pécs: Centre for Regional Studies, 2005. 124–142. p.
G. Nagy – I. Kanalas (eds.)(2004): Regions in Information Society: A Hungarian Case Study. Discussion Papers 42.(Series editor: Z. Gál) Centre for Regional Studies (H. A. S.), Pécs,  113 p.
G. Nagy: Regional planning and cooperation in practice in Danube-Cris-Maros-Tisa Euroregion. In: (ed.: I. Süli-Zakar) Neighbours and Partners: on the two sides of the border. (ISBN: 978-963-473-170-2) Kossuth Egyetemi Kiadó, Debrecen, 2008. 167-174. p.
Scientific publications, essays:
G. Nagy – I. Kanalas: Development and regional characteristics of the Hungarian information and communication sector (ICT). Networks and Communication Studies, NETCOM, vol. 23 (2009), n° 1-2, pp. 21-48
E. Nagy – G. Nagy: Changing spaces of knowledge-based business services in Hungary. Hungarian Geographical Bulletin vol. 58. 2009(2):101-120.
G. Nagy: Economic potential of regions-modelling the spatial structure of Hungary in the period of transition In: Core and Peripheral Regions in Central and Eastern Europe. Eds.: T. Komornicki, K. Ł. Czapiewski. Warszawa: Polish Academy of Sciences Stanisław Leszczycki Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Centre for European Studies, Polish Geographical Society, 2006. 7–26. p. (Europa XXI, 14.).
G. Nagy: Measuring the activity of the information society. Creating regional, county and town level information indexes (in the case of Hungary). In: Formation of Information Society in the Regions of Uniting Europe. Ed.: W. Retkiewicz. Łódź: University of Łódź Department of Space Economy and Spatial Planning, 2004. 124–149. p. (Space – Society – Economy, 6.).
G. Nagy (2001): Knowledge-based development: Opportunities for Medium-sized Cities in Hungary. European Urban and Regional Studies 8. (4) October 329-339.