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personal data approved: 2018. I. 28.
Personal data
Attila Varga
name Attila Varga
name of institution
University of Pécs
Doctoral Council of the University
doctoral school
PTE Doctoral School of Business Administration (Academic staff member)
SzTE Doctoral School in Economics (Academic staff member)
Közgazdaságtudományi Kari Doktori Tanács
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. PTE Doctoral School of Business Administration 16%
PTE Doctoral School in Regional Policy and Economics 73%
SzTE Doctoral School in Economics 10%
PTE Doctoral Council of the University 1%
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Pécs
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2014. XII. 12.)
Contact details
E-mail address vargaaktk.pte.hu
phone number +36 72 501-599/3149
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1997
discipline to which degree belongs economics
institution granting the degree West Virginia University (to be translated)
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2006
discipline to which degree belongs economics
institution granting the degree HAS
1983 - University of Pécs
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 8
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 4
students who obtained their degrees:
Ferenc Ilyés PhD 2016  DSRPE
Katalin Erdős PhD 2014  DSRPE
Péter Járosi PhD 2011  DSRPE

completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
Márton Horváth (PhD) 2012/08  DSRPE
Norbert Szabó (PhD) 2016/08  DSRPE
Orsolya Hau-Horváth (PhD) 2016/08  DSBA
present PhD students:
(50%) Zoltán Ákos Fellner (PhD) (2022/08)  DSRPE
Anna Csajkás (PhD) (2019/08)  DSRPE
  Thesis topic proposals
research area The geography of innovation and macroeconomic growth; Impact analysis of regional development policies; Knowledge-based regional development.
research field in which current research is conducted economics
regional sciences

Attila Varga: Place-based, Spatially Blind, or Both? Challenges in Estimating the Impacts of Modern Development Policies, INTERNATIONAL REGIONAL SCIENCE REVIEW 40: (1) pp. 12-37.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 11
language: English

Attila Varga, Mete Basar Baypinar: Economic impact assessment of alternative European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) options with the application of the GMR-Turkey model, ANNALS OF REGIONAL SCIENCE 56: (1) pp. 153-176.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 2
language: English

Varga Attila, Horváth Márton: Regional knowledge production function analysis, In: Szerk.: Charlie Karlsson, Szerk.: Martin Andersson, Szerk.: Therese Norman Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Economic Geography. Cheltenham; Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015. pp. 513-543. (Handbooks of Research Methods and Applications series)
type of document: Part of book/Könyvfejezet (to be translated)
language: English

Varga Attila, Járosi Péter, Sebestyén Tamás: A GMR-Európa modell és alkalmazása EU kohéziós politikai reformok előzetes hatásvizsgálata során, SZIGMA 45: (1-2) pp. 117-143.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: Hungarian

Katalin Erdős, Attila Varga: The Role of Academic Spin-off founders’ motivation in the Hungarian Biotechnology Sector, In: Szerk.: João J M Ferreira, Szerk.: Mário Raposo, Szerk.: Roel Rutten, Szerk.: Attila Varga Cooperation, Clusters, and Knowledge Transfer: Universities and Firms Towards Regional Competitiveness. New York: Springer (New York), 2013. pp. 207-224. (Advances in spatial science)
type of document: Part of book/Könyvfejezet (to be translated)
number of independent citations: 3
language: English

Attila Varga, Dimitros Pontikakis, George Chorafakis: Metropolitan Edison and cosmopolitan Pasteur? Agglomeration and interregional research network effects on European R&D productivity., JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY 14: (2) pp. 229-263.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 34
language: English

Zoltan J Acs, Luc Anselin, Varga Attila: Patents and innovation counts as measures of regional production of new knowledge, RESEARCH POLICY 31: (7) pp. 1069-1085.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1126
language: English

Varga Attila: Local Academic Knowledge Transfers and the Concentration of Economic Activity, JOURNAL OF REGIONAL SCIENCE 40: pp. 289-309.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 412
language: English

Varga Attila : University Research and Regional Innovation: A Spatial Econometric Analysis of Academic Technology Transfers, Boston (MA): Kluwer Academic Publishers; Plenum Publishers, 153 p.
type of document: Book/Monography
number of independent citations: 411
language: English

Luc Anselin, Attila Varga, Zoltan Acs: Local geographic spillovers between university research and high technology innovations, JOURNAL OF URBAN ECONOMICS 42: (3) pp. 422-448.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1532
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:3531 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
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monographs and professional books:
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Kutatócsoport vezető: MTA-PTE Innováció és Gazdasági Növekedés Kutatócsoport (2012-2017), IAREG FP7 (2008-2010), SEARCH FP7 (2011-2014), GRINCOH FP7 (2012-2015); Meghívott kutató: George Mason University, 1997, Max-Planck-Institute, Jena, 2004, U. of Saint-Etienne, 2005, European Commission, JRC, IPTS, 2008, U. of Bordeaux, 2012. Alapító és elnökségi tag: Magyar Regionális Tudományi Társaság (2002-től), Magyar Közgazdaságtudományi Egyesület (2007-2010); Szerkesztő: Regional Studies (2008-2013). (to be translated)

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