László Á. Kóczy

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László Á. Kóczy is a professor at the Finance Dept and the director of QSMS. He graduated from the University of Cambridge reading Mathematics and from KU Leuven in Economics, where he also completed his PhD under the supervision of Luc Lauwers. He has spent some time at Maastricht and Óbuda Universities before joining BME. He is also affiliated with the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies. He has published 50 papers in the fields of cooperative game theory, voting, economic theory and scientometrics. He published his book on Partition function form games in 2018 by Springer. He is currently working on the theory and applications of cooperative games, power indices, the apportionment problem and some experimental papers. >>>download_CV

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QA341, Department of Finance, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Magyar tudósok körútja 2, H-1117 Budapest. koczy.laszlo@gtk.bme.hu

Research interests

Cooperative game theory; economic theory; experimental economics; matching; social choice theory; voting; risk; networks; scientometrics

Selected publications
Work in progress
  • Power and preferences (with Balázs R. Sziklai)
  • The men who weren’t even there: Legislative voting with absentees (with Miklós Pintér)
  • Játékelmélet és jog. [Game theory and law] Written for Jakab – Sebők – Szalai (eds.): Empirikus jogi tanulmányok paradigmái és módszertana. Gyakorlati bevezetés jogászoknak [Paradigms and methods for empirical legal studies: a practical introduction for lawyers] (2019, in preparation)
  • Cooperation, Selfishness and Joint Risks in Industrial Clusters (with Endre Gedai, Gerd Meier zu Köcker, and Zita Zombori)
  • The World Cup of economics journals: A ranking by the tournament method (with Martin Strobel)
  • An experimental investingation of soft-constrained school choice (with Péter Biró, János Hubert Kiss, Joana Pais and Balázs Sziklai)
  • The analysis of European apportionment practices (with Balázs Sziklai)
  •  Voting power in international organizations (with Orsolya Szendrey)
  • A risk-based evaluation of European natural gas supply security – The case of Nordstream 2  (with Dávid Csercsik and Balázs Sziklai)
  • Core-theoretical stability of the Kyoto-protocol (with Johan Eyckmans)
Ph.D. students
Research projects for students
  • Social choice theory and its applications: The theory and applications of apportionment methods.
  • Game theory and its applications to finance: Risk management in cooperative games with externalities
  • Cooperative route-planning
  • Dynamic and stochastic cooperative games