László Szerb

Roles in the POLISS project:

Supervisor ESR 1


University of Pécs




László Szerb, Professor, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Pécs, head of the Department of Management Science. Expert in entrepreneurship, small business competitiveness, and entrepreneurial finance

László Szerb is University Professor at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Pécs. He obtained his PhD in Economics from West Virginia University (US) in 1995 and became the Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2012. His teaching focuses mainly on small business and entrepreneurship related subjects. Professor Szerb has been a Visiting Professor in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, and the United States. He has published extensively in entrepreneurship topics including the determinants of entrepreneurship, competitiveness and performance. In the last years, he has focused his research on entrepreneurship indicator methodology, being one of the main creators together with Zoltán J. Ács of the Global Entrepreneurship Index. Professor Szerb is also the Director of the International PhD Program in Regional Development.

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