Projects

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

2019-2022: Horizon 2020 project: GROWINPRO — GROwth Welfare INnovation PROductivity. Coordinator: Scuola Sant” Anna (SSSA).

2018-2021: FWO-ARRS Lead Agency– Firm-level hubs and impact of granularity on the propagation of shocks and aggregate output fluctuations in a small open economy (with University of Leuven)

2017-2020: CELSA Research Fund — Firm-level hubs and impact of granularity on the propagation of shocks and aggregate output fluctuations in a small open economy (with University of Leuven).

2016-2019: EU Jean Monnet Activities — Corporate Governance and EU Integration (with University of Vienna).

2016: European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) – Corporate NPL portfolios in CESEE countries: How corporate leverage and debt spillovers affect firm performance. Team leader

2015-2016: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) — Labor Market Polarization in Advanced Countries: Impact of Global Value Chains, Technology, Import Competition from China and Labor Market Institutions.

2014: European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) – Corporate financial soundness and its impact on firm performance in Slovenia. Team leader

2014-2017: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) — Determinants and effects of Slovenian firms’ positioning in global value chains. Team leader

2012-2015: 7th Framework project: SIMPATIC — Social IMpact Policy Analysis of Technological Innovation Challenges. Coordinator: Bruegel (UB).

2012-2015: 7th Framework project: GRINCOH — Growth-Innovation-Competitiveness: Fostering Cohesion in Central and Eastern Europe. Coordinator: Uniwersytet Warszawski (UW).

2010-2013: 7th Framework project: Servicegap — The Impact of Service Sector Innovation and Internationalisation on Growth and Productivity. Coordinator: University of Birmingham (UB).

2010-2013: 7th Framework project: Marie Curie Actions—Networks for Initial Training (ITN) – ManETEI— Management of Emerging Technologies for Economic Impact. Coordinator: University of Leeds (UL).

2006-2010: 6th Framework project: MYCRO-DYN – The competitiveness of firms, regions and industries in the knowledge-based economy: What room for job-rich growth in Europe? Coordinator: Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw).

2006-2008: 6th Framework project: DYNREG – Dynamic Regions in a Knowledge – Driven Global Economy: Lessons and Policy Implications for the EU. Coordinator: Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).

2005-2007: 6th Framework project: U-KNOW – Understanding the relationship between Knowledge and Competitiveness in the enlarging European Union. Coordinator: Institute for Economic Research Halle (IWH).

2005-2006: Global Development Network project: The Effects of Trade Liberalization on Trade Flows and Firms’ Performance in South Eastern Europe, WIIW – The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies

2003-2005: 5th Framework project: COMPPRESS – Competitive pressure and its social consequences in EU member states and in associated countries; Coordinator: Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

2002-2003: Global Development Network project: Case-by-case versus mass privatization in transition economies: Owner and seller effects on performance of firms in Slovenia; CERGE-EI Foundation.