Katalin Nagy Managing Director of Kopint Foundation

Nagy Kati

Personal information

Name Katalin Nagy
Telephone +36 1 3092644  
E-mail katalin.nagy@kopint-tarki.hu


Nationality Hungarian

Work experience

From 1997 Managing director

Kopint Foundation for Economic Research


From 2007 Member of the board of Kopint-Tárki Ltd.

Kopint-Tárki Ltd.

Supporting and performing economic research in different fields (macroeconomics, IS, EU policies, project management)

1995-1997 Head of department

Kopint-Datorg Institute for Economic Research, Marketing and Informatics Ltd.

Research work in the field of competition policy, transport policy,

regional and structural policies, macroeconomic analysis

1990-1995 Free lancer

Stay in Germany

Research in the field of the German unification process

1986-1990 Research fellow

Kopint-Datorg Institute for Economic Research, Marketing and Informatics Ltd.

Research work in the field of economic problems in the GDR, East-West Trade

1975-1986 Research fellow

National Bank of Hungary

Price and exchange rate development, FDI, economic cycle analysis


Education and training

1978-1981 Post-gradual university diploma

University doctors degree in  International Finance

University of Economics, Budapest

1971-1975 University diploma in Foreign economics

K. Marx University of Economics , Budapest


Personal Skills

Mother tongue Hungarian    
Other languages: Reading Speaking Writing
English C2 C2 C2
German C2 C2 C2
Russian B2    


Participation in international research projects: EU project funded by the DG Employment aimed at evaluating consequences of the adoption of European Employment Strategy  in Eastern Europe (VS/2004/0707), Project coordinator and manager

INTI (Integration Exchange: On line integration services for third country nationals, Ref. No: JLS/2006/INTI/071). National expert, leader of the national team

EURES-T Feasibility Study on the Slovak Hungarian Border Region (2006) (Research work)

UNDP’s Human Development Report on Slovakia and Hungary 2006-2007, Short-term Consultancy; National expert

Participation in the evaluation of the planning procedure of the National Development Plan for Hungary for the period 2007-2013, (2008-2009); (Evaluator)

Transferable competences across economic sectors – Role and importance for employment at European level (Contract service VC/2009/0818). National coordinator. National expert

Participation in the project conducted by ISMERI/Europa, Roma: Hungary: Analysis of Competences Distribution by Levels of Government in Relation to Regional Development Policies. (2009)

Evaluation of the indicators of the Human Resource Development OP, intervention 1.2. (2009) (Evaluator expert)

Participation in the project conducted by ISMERI/Europa: Expert evaluation network delivering policy analysis on the performance of cohesion policy 2007-2013, Task: Country report on Achievements of Cohesion Policy, A report to the European Commission Directorate-General Regional Policy. (2010)

Participation in evaluation projects: Participation in the Evaluation Framework Contract initiated by the National Development Agency (NDA), aimed at evaluation of projects funded of Structural Funds, (2009); therein evaluation of indicators of the Social Renewal Operational Program and of the Social Infrastructure Operational Programme of the New Hungary Development Plan;

Mid-term evaluation of SROP (TÁMOP) and SIOP (TIOP), two operational programmes of the 2007-2013 financing period aimed at human resource development (2010-2011)

Study on the role of Central Hungary Region in achieving a smart, sustainable and cohesive Hungary, Spill over effects of investments in Central Hungary Region, (2012) (Project Funded by the National development Agency of Hungary)

Evaluating  a methodology concerning base and target values of indicators of 2014-2020 OPs of Hungary, at the request of the National Development Agnecy (February 2014-June 2014) (EUR 11.643+VAT)

Management of and research in the project funded by the Hungary-Slovakia Cross-border Co-operation Programme 2007-2013. Project Number HUSK 1101/1.2.1/0171. Title Slovak-Hungarian cross-border migration (EUR: 239.126)

Participation in international organisations

RAD (Researchers Alliance for Development) (World Bank),

European network on Regional Labour Market Monitoring (2006-2009),

AIECE: European Association of Economic Research Institutes (since 1998)

EUREN (European Economic) Network (since 2010)

Additional information

Major Publications in foreign languages

Nagy Katalin  – Palócz Éva – Vakhal Péterl: Risks and challenges to international and Hungarian economy in the middle of the decade. In: Hungarian Statistical Review, Special Number 20., 2016. Budapest

Nagy Katalin – Serfőző Nóra: Differences of economic development and ways of cooperation in the Slovak-Hungarian cross-border region. “Studies in International Economics” a special issue of Külgazdaság, Volume 1, No 2. pp 23-49., 2015

Nagy K.: Mitgliedschaft der mittel- und osteuropäischen Länder in der Währungsunion – Risiken und Chancen, Co-author Ferkelt, Balázs, Europa Kolleg Hamburg, Discussion Paper, No. 4/13., October 2013, http://www.europa-kolleg-hamburg.de

Nagy K.: Kohäsionspolitik aus der Sicht der Beitrittsländer, in Schäfer, W. – Graf Wass von Czege (Hrsg.): Aktuelle Probleme der europäischen Integration, Schriftenreihe des Europa-Kollegs Hamburg zur Integrationsforschung, 67. Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2012. ISBN 978-3-8329-7103-8, pp. 71-100.

Nagy K.: Finanzmarktturbulenzen und Binnenmarkt, in Schäfer, W. – Graf Wass von Czege (Hrsg.): Dienstleistungsfreiheit in der EU, Schriftenreihe des Europa-Kollegs Hamburg zur Integrationsforschung, 62. Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2010. ISBN 978-3-8329-5405-5, pp. 153-185.

Nagy K.: Labour Market Monitoring in Border Regions, in Larsen, Ch. – Mathejczyk, W. –  Kipper, J. – Schmid, A. (Eds.): Target Group Monitoring in European Regions, Empirical Findings and Conceptual Approaches, Rainer Hampp Verlag, Muenchen, Mering 2008. ISBN 978-3-86618-269-1, pp 72-79. Co-author Hárs, Á.

Nagy K.: Finanzielle Vorausschau und Kohäsionspolitik: Zielkonflikte, in Schäfer, W. – Graf Wass von Czege, A. (Hrsg.): Das Gemeinsame Europa – viele Wege, kein Ziel? Schriftenreihe des Europa-Kollegs Hamburg zur Integrationsforschung 54, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden, 2007 ISBN 978-3-8329-2902-2, pp:243-263.

Nagy K: Human Development Report, Slovakia and Hungary, Socio-Economic Portrait of Eastern Slovakia and Hungary, UNDP, Bratislava, 2007, report done on the basis of short-term consultancy.

Nagy K.: Die Zukunft der EU-Strukturfonds – Wie weit werden die Beitrittsländer in der Lage sein die Möglichkeiten der europäischen Strukturpolitik auszuschöpfen?, in Bruha, T.- Schäfer, A. Wass von Czege (Hrsg.): Die Europäische Union nach der Erweiterung – deutsche und ungarische Standpunkte, Schriftenreihe des Europa-Kollegs Hamburg zur Integrationsforschung 45, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden, 2004 ISBN 3-8329-0951-6, pp:156-176.

Nagy K.: Chancen, Herausforderung und Kontroverse. Kohäsionspolitik in einer erweiterten Europäischen Union. Edited by: Dr. Rácz Margit. KJK-KERSZÖV, Budapest, 2003, ISBN 963 224 7221, pp: 273-293

Nagy K.: Die EU-Strukturpolitik und die ungarischen Unternehmen, in Rolf Hasse/Karl-Ernst Schenk/ Andreas Graf Wass von Czege (Hrsg.): Erweiterung und Vertiefung der Europäischen Union: Perspektiven und Engpässe, in der Schriftenreihe des Europa-Kollegs Hamburg zur Integrationsforschung, Band 27, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2000, Baden-Baden, ISBN 3-7890-6569-2, pp:181-200. Bp.: Kopint-Datorg, 2003