Dr. Árpád Szabó is an associate professor of macroeconomics at the Partium Christian University in Oradea, Romania and an associate professor of management at Tirgu Mures University of Arts.
He also works as a business strategy and human development consultant. He was lecturer at the Sapientia University in Cluj, Romania, Partium Christian University of Oradea, Romania and Strathmore Business School in Nairobi, Kenya.
He did research on the impact of privatization on organizational behavior in Romania with a research grant of the Sapientia Centre of Research, Cluj, Romania in 2006, and on regional development in Romania’s Centre Statistic Region with a research grant of the Foundation of Comparative Minorities Studies, Budapest, Hungary in 2006-2008.
He was the lead scientist of the Economic Impacts of Tobacco in Romania subproject, part of Building Capacity for Tobacco Research in Romania (2012-2017).
He was awarded research grants by the European Centre of Comparative Minorities Research in Budapest, Hungary and by the Sapientia Research Centre in Cluj for doing research in the fields of privatization in Romania and regional development in the Central Macroregion of Romania.