courses: microeconomics, history of economic thought
research interest: history of economic thought, foundations of economic theory, industrial organization
Gergely Kőhegyi is one of the founders of ELTEcon. He holds an MSc degree in Applied Mathematics for Mechanical Engeneering form Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE), an MA degree in theoretical economics from Budapest University of Economics (now Corvinus University of Budapest), and a Minor in Cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics from Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) and a PhD degree (in progress) from the Doctorate School for History of Technology and Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics. From 2004 to 2008 he worked as an assistant professor at Corvinus University of Budapest and from 2007 to 2011 at the University of Pannonia (in Veszprém). From the begining of ELTEcon in 2008 he is the educational coordinator of the applied economics BA and economic analysis MA programs. He regularly teaches Microeconomics and History of Economic Thought on a BA and MA level. He has lecturing courses in various Colleges for Advanced Studies (Széchenyi István College, Rajk László College, Mathias Corvinus College). He won the Teaching Excellence Award of Széchenyi István College for Advanced Studies in 2012 and was a finalist at the competition for the European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities (CEU) in 2014. Gergely's research focuses on the foundations of microeconomic theory, the philosophical and historical background of the mathematization of social sciences and on applied and experimental industrial organization.