Dipl.-oec. Adél Németh 



Research Associate

Bremen Energy Research (BER)

Jacobs University Bremen

Campus Ring 1;  D- 28759 Bremen

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Adél Németh is a doctoral research fellow at Jacobs University Bremen.


Her main research interest is on industrial organization, merger control and network economics. She has worked as research and teaching assistant, especially for microeconomics and industrial organization. By participating at numerous seminars, workshops and conferences she has deepened her knowledge in competition policy and air transportation. Adél has worked two years as a research assistant on ongoing research projects about aviation related topics at the University of Applied Sciences in Bremen. Now she is working on her PhD on ‘Efficiency Defense in the EU Merger Policy: Evidence on European Airline Mergers’ at the Jacobs University Bremen.


Adél Németh received her Master in Economics at the University of Veszprém in Hungary. 



Since May 2011

PhD student at Jacobs University Bremen

Feb. 2010 – Jun. 2011

Research Assistant, University of Applied Sciences Bremen

Mar. 2009 – Jan. 2010

Teaching Assistant, University of Applied Sciences Bremen, School of International Business

Oct. 2007 – Oct. 2008

Student Assistant, University of Darmstadt, Faculty of International Management and Logistics

Sep. 2005 – Sep. 2007

Research Assistant, Pannon University, Faculty of Economics



Since 2011

PhD research in Industrial Organization, Competition Policy in Network Industries, especially Airline Mergers

2007  2008

ERASMUS student at the University of-Darmstadt, Faculty of Law and Economics

2005  2007

PhD student at the Pannon University, Faculty of Economics, Rigorosum

2000  2005

Student in Economics, Management and European Studies (MSc)



May 2005 – Jul. 2005

Fellow in project management at the Ministry of Youth, Family and Social Affairs, Hungary




Teaching experience

Jacobs University Bremen:

  • Lectures in  “Introduction to Economics”

University of Applied Sciences Bremen, School of International Business:

  • Lectures in “Microeconomics”, “Economics of Strategy”, “Transport Economics”

Pannon University, Veszprém, Hungary:

  • Lectures in “Microeconomics I-II”, “Macroeconomics”, “Industrial Organization”, “International Economics”


Main research fields

Network Economics

  • Markets and Economic Analysis
  • Industrial Organization
  • Merger Control



Bilotkach, V.; Müller, J.; Németh, A., 2013, Consumer welfare effects of de-hubbing: Case of Malév bankruptcy, working paper


Akbar, Y.; Németh, A.; Niemeier, H-M., 2013, The Permanently Failing Organization: An Application to the Airline Industry in Eastern Europe, Journal of Air Transport Management, forthcoming


Holtz, M; Hellmers, J., Fröhlich, K.; Grimme; W.; Németh, A.; Niemeier, H-M., 2012., An assessment of the synergies and the success of cross-border airline mergers and acquisitions in Europe, In: Liberalisation in Aviation. Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy; edited by Forsyth/Gillen/Hüschelrath/Niemeier/Wolf, Ashgate 2012


Németh, A.,2012, Strategies for Eastern European Airlines: The case of Malév Hungarian airline, CRNI conference working paper, available from: http://www.crninet.com/2011/c12c.pdf


Németh, A.; Niemeier, H-M., 2012., Airline Mergers in Europe: Implications for the Competition Policy : An Overview on Market Definition, Journal of Air Transport Management, Volume 22, 2012 July, pp.45-52., DOI: 10.1016/j.jairtraman.2012.01.008


Németh, A.; Remetei-Filep, A., 2010, The economic analyses of EU airline consolidation: does the Commission get the economics right? GARS Junior Workshop, available from: http://www.garsonline.de/


Németh, A., 2008, Translation English-Hungarian: Politics and the Effectiveness of Foreign Aid; NBER Working Paper 5308., Craig Burnside, David Dollar: Aid, Policies and Growth: Revisiting the Evidence. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 3251. In: Globalizáció és Kapitalizmus, Századvég Publishing, Budapest, pp. 399-441, pp. 464-490


Németh, A., 2007, Competitiveness versus Competition Policy: Possibilities and constraints of Competition Policy, II. Pannon Conference proceedings, Pannon Egyetem Publishing, Veszprém, pp.327-337 (Hungarian)


Németh, A., 2006, Strategic Trade Policy, invisible constraints inside of the WTO, Közgazdász Fórum, Kolozsvár, pp. 46-54. (Hungarian)


Németh, A., 2006, Trade and Competition Policy Research’Acta Oeconomica, Volume 56 (4), Akadémia Publishing, Budapest pp. 449-453