Némethné Pál, Katalin Ph.D.

Personal details:

Name: Katalin NÉMETHNÉ PÁL, PhD
Date of birth: 1956
Present workplace: GKI Economic Research Co.
Present status: Research Manager


2010 Corvinus University of Budapest, PhD
1994 IMEC-SZVT, Allround European Senior Management Training Programme
1991 Graham Bennett and Associates, Corporate finance and capital markets
1990 IFUA Consulting, Controlling as means of successful organization and company management
1984 OVK, Strategic Planning
1975-1979 Budapest University of Economics, Economist, (Industrial Economics)

Professional experience:

1995- GKI Economic Research Co., Research Manager
1993-1995 HUNGALU, Hungarian Aluminum Industrial Co., Director of Controlling
1990-1993 CORVINBANK Industrial Development Bank, Corp Manager for investments and financial advisor
1988-1990 Centre of the Trust for Hungarian Aluminum Industry, Planning Executive
1979-1988 Videoton Development Institute, Executive Economist

June 2009. Reports from the front line – competition and competitiveness in mirror of company interviews. In: Vezetéstudomány (2009/6 32-44.old)
June 2008. Némethné Pál, K. – Petz, R.: Company opinions about competition. In: Vezetéstudomány, 2008/6 (p.: 43-50.)
2007 Némethné Pál, K. – Petz, R.: Changing business behaviour. In: Cikkek a cakkokról (p.:9-24.) GKI Co.
June 2006. What are shooting for? State incentive of company innovation In.: Vezetéstudomány,
2005 Increasing role of IT in the competitiveness of small and medium enterprises. In: EU-Studies VI. National Development Institute
Sep. 2005. Impact of implementation of modern information technologies in competitiveness of economy. In: Vezetéstudomány
Feb. 2005. Papanek, G. – Némethné Pál, K. – Borsi, B.: Future industries and their role in Hungary. In: Economy and statistics
June 2003. Company expectations in spring of 2003. In: Vezetéstudomány
May 2002. Regional characteristic of industrial employment. COMITATUS (4th part of the series: “Causes of regional employment differences in the ’90s”)
2002 Benefit and costs of EU-accession. Evidence of Austria and Hungary. In: European Mirror. 1-2/2002.
2002 In need of exports: does slow down the Hungarian export temporary or long-lasting?. In: Cégvezetés
March 2002. Did the skilled Hungarian workforce disappear? In: Vezetéstudomány, 2002/3
2001. Improving balance – benefit of budget expansion or of recession? In: Bank&Tőzsde, 2001/48
May 2001. Employment role and administrative burdens of SME-s. In: Vezetéstudomány
Sep. 2001. Némethné Pál, K. – Petz, R. – Papanek, G.: Reliability of business surveys In: Statistical Review
March 2001. Global firms in Hungary. In: Cégvezetés
Sep. 2000. Hungarian CEO-s in the changing economy. In: Vezetéstudomány
May 2000. Expectations of foreign investors in Hungary. In: Vezetéstudomány
March 2000. Barta, J. – Némethné Pál, K. – Vanicsek, M.: Possibilities of Forming Information Society in Hungary and its Effects on the Hungarian Economy. Development Research Institute
Feb. 2000. The role and history of measurement of consumers’ satisfaction. In: Marketing and Management. 2000/2
Feb. 2000. Hungarian CEO-s in the changing economy. Behavioural changes of industrial firm managers in the ’80-90s. OTKA study.
Feb. 2000. Foreigners desire logic as well. In: Üzleti7
1999. Papanek, G. – Némethné Pál, K. – Petz, R. – Török, Á. – Viszt, E.: Innovation and Innovative Enterprises in the Hungarian Economy
June 1999. Némethné Pál, K, – Rados, V.: There are business angels – no business wonders? In: Ipari szemle
June 1999. Cyclical Development of the Chemical Industry. In: Magyar Nemzet 02. June 1999
Feb. 1999. Collapse and Rise of a Driving Industry. Engineering. In: Magyar Nemzet 26. February 1999.
Jan. 1999. The Business Surveys of the GKI Co.. In: Vezetéstudomány
May 1998. Némethné Pál, K. – Viszt, E.: Paper Converting Industry: Past and Future In: Economy and statistics
1998. Hopes and Fears. A Survey about the Entrepreneurial Expectations. In: Piac és Profit 1998/10.
May 1998. Why are enterprise surveys important? In: Magyar Nemzet, LXI. 107; 08.05.1998
Jan. 1998. Karsai, G. – Krasznai, Z. – Lajtai, Gy. – Némethné Pál, K.: Models of State Property Management in Europe. In: Vezetéstudomány
1998. Némethné, P. K. – Papanek, G.: Green Entrance. Effects of the EU Accession on the Hungarian Industrial Structure
Dec. 1997. Karsai, G. – Krasznai, Z. – Lajtai, Gy. – Némethné Pál, K.: State Property Management: Samples of No Value? In: Külgazdaság
Apr. 1997. In Ambiguous Situation. A Survey about the Entrepreneurial Expectations. In: Külgazdaság
Dec. 1996. Can the Business Cycle be Used? In: Privát Profit
Dec. 1996. Némethné Pál, K. – Németh, I.: Factors of Competitiveness of the Hungarian Aluminum Industry. In: In competition with the world research program.
Febr. 1996. Boom or Decline? Entrepreneurial Expectations in Counties Baranya, Hajdú-Bihar and Somogy. In: COMITATUS, Local Governments’ Review
Nov. 1995. Némethné Pál, K. – dr. Papanek, G.: Hungarian Industry: The Worst is Over
1991. Big Fish and Small Fish. In: Devil Lives in the Details… Studies of the Exhibition of Business Advisors

Conference Papers:
2008. Detecting Trace of EU-Accession, 29th CIRET Conference, Santiago de Chile, 2008
2006. What Does Drive Domestic Sales of Hungarian Manufacturing Industry? With Raymund Petz. 28th CIRET Conference. 2006. Rome
Dec. 2005. State of Hungary in the EU. Annual conference of the Association of Hungarian Furniture and Woodwork Industries. Budapest
2004. Characteristics of Business Cycles in Some Industrial Branches in Hungary. With Raymund Petz and Maria Vanicsek. 27 th CIRET Conference. 2004. Warsawa
2002. Business Survey and Sectoral Characteristics. The Connection between the Business surveys of the GKI Co. And the Business Cycle Sensitivity of the Industrial Sectors. With Raymund Petz and Maria Vanicsek. 26 th CIRET Conference. 2002. Taipei
Nov. 2001.. Business of the 21th century: weekdays of e-business. “Intelligent workplace” conference, 8-9.11.2001. In: Office Magazine
Oct. 2000. Hungarian CEO-s in the changing economy. VII. Industrial and business economics conference, 30-31.10.2000.
2000. Reliability of the Sample Data from GKI. With Gábor Papanek and Raymund Petz. 25th CIRET Conference. 2000. Paris
2000. Small Open Economies: The Benefits of the Foreign Direct Investment. The Experiences in the Hungarian Manufacturing Industry. 1st ASECU Conference. 2000. Thessaloniki
1999. The use of the survey results of the GKI Co. 24th CIRET Conference, Wellington
1998. History of the Hungarian Aluminum Industry: The Way from the State-owned Trust to the Competitive Sector. E.A.R.I.E . conference, Copenhagen
1998. Regional Overview: Corporations and Society in Hungary. CIPE conference, Bucharest

GKI Economic Co. Papers:
Oct. 2007. Losoncz M. – Némethné Pál K. – Tompa T. – Vanicsek M. – Vértes A.: Social and economic impacts of fortune investigations of the tax authority. Competitiveness Roundtable
July 2007. Némethné Pál k. – Petz R. – Vnicsek M.: Competition and competiitveness – from sector view, Hungarian Compeptition Authority, Competiton Culture Centre
May 2006. Bíró P. – Némethné Pál, K. – Petz R. – Tompa, T.: Domestic cement demand prognosis. 2006-2013. Hungarian Cement Association, (editor)
Dec. 2004. Increasing role of information technology in the boost competitiveness, especially in the SME sector. IFM.
Dec. 2004. Gyárfás, R. – Némethné Pál, K. – Petz, R.: Entrepreneur’s expectations about the changes in foreign trade after the EU accession. (editor)
March 2004. Change in customs and its effects on the competitiveness of exports. IFM.
Feb. 2004. Decadent and dynamic branches in the Hungarian economy. IFM.
Sep. 2003. Bíró, P. – Némethné, P. K. – Petz, R.: Prognosis of domestic cement demand 2005-2012. (editor) Hungarian Cement Association
May 2003. Direct and indirect effects of widening the exchange rate band on the farm sector.
March 2003. The scan of domestic ammonium nitrate chemical manure market.
Feb. 2003. Is the fall in growth temporary or not in the propulsive industries
Sept. 2001. Vindication of investors’ needs in the development of human resources. Appendix no.1: Summary of experiences of interviews made with practicing professionals.
Appendix no.2: Summary of the experiences of round table discussions.
May 2001. Characteristics of regional employment in the ’90s. Regional employment characteristics of industry in the ’90s.. M+A case study summary.
Dec. 2000. Economic development and higher education. IV. 1. Industry
Oct. 2000. Decreasing the operating and administrative burdens of SMEs. 2.2. Administrative tasks on companies in the mirror of case studies. 2.3 Labour demand and flexible tuning of employment.
Aug. 2000. Tendencies of the Hungarian road vehicle market (1999-2001)
2000. Sector Analyses: Producing of metal Products, Engineering, Manufacture of Plastics, Wood processing
1999. Sector Analyses: Food Processing, Manufacturing of Computers; Soaps, Detergents, Perfumes and Toiletries; Pharmaceuticals, Wood Processing
Oct. 1999. Measurement of Costumer and Employee Satisfaction
June 1999. International Practice of Value Based Property Taxes
Oct. 1998. Sector Analyses: Chemical Industry. Engineering, Building Material industry
Sept. 1998. Present Situation of the Manufacture of Plastics in Primary Forms and its Perspectives
June 1998. Situation and Expectable Tendencies of the Pharmaceutical Industry
June 1998. The Production and the Market of the Baking Industry
May 1998. The Hungarian Furniture Industry and Market
Jan. 1998. Macroeconomic Analysis of Cost and Benefits of the Bill about the Rights Handicapped People. 4./a. Transformation of Railway Transport 4./b. Interurban Bus Transport
Possibilities of Improving International Competitiveness of Enterprises. 4.1. Factors of Competitiveness 4.2. Efforts and Obstacles of Innovation 4.3. Willingness for investment in the Enterprises.
July 1997. Electricity industry and its opportunities until 2000. I. Expectations of electricity industry until 2000. II. The run of most important efficiency factors of electricity firms.
1997. Strategies of Innovation in the Hungarian Economy
Nov. 1997. Experiences of Hungarian Enterprises on EU Integration. 6. Corporate Organisation and Management
Nov. 1996. What to do and the state of corporations during the preparation for EU accession 3.7. Corporate organization and management. 4.2. Motor vehicle component manufacturing
Aug. 1996. Factors of Growth for the Hungarian Economy in 1996-2000. GKI, Budapest
June 1996. The Domestic Conditions for the Enterprises in 1990-95
June 1996. Present and Probably Tendencies on the Hungarian Automobile Market
May 1996. Performance and State Support of SME-s in 1986/95
Apr. 1996. The Personal Car Market in 1995-96
March 1996. Expectable Electricity Demand in the Region of Activity of the North-Transdanubian Electric Supplier Co.
Industrial Chapter of the Medium Term GKI Forecasts. Semi-annual Publication
Industrial Chapter of the GKI Forecasts. Quarterly Publication
Industrial Expectations. Monthly Publication
How the Enterprises See…. Industry. Semi-annual Publication
The Hungarian Vehicle Market in Years…. Annual Publication
1994. Sector Studies for the Ministry of Industry: Aluminum Industry