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Grant for library renewal and the establishment of a multipurpose classroom located in the library

Ministry of Science and Education awarded the Institute of Economics, Zagreb, within the framework of the call for proposals Development and strengthening of synergy with horizontal activities of the Horizon 2020 program: Twinning and ERA Chairs; KK.01.1.1.06, with HRK 1.4 million for library renewal and the establishment of a multipurpose classroom located in the library.…

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Zagreb FORUM and SmartEIZ innovation award

During the 6th International Conference ZAGREB FORUM 2018: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF CITIES, which was held at the Technology Park Zagreb on May 28th , 2018, Zagreb FORUM and SmartEIZ innovation award was granted for promoting innovation ecosystems and their development. The conference was organized by the Development Agency Zagreb, in cooperation with the City of…

VTS ‘Big Data and Network Analysis: Focus on Bibliometric and Patent Analysis of Croatian Data’

Visiting training session ‘Big Data and Network Analysis: Focus on Bibliometric and Patent Analysis of Croatian Data’ was held at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb from 16th to 18th May 2018. Gianluca Tarasconi and Roberto Mavilia from ICRIOS Bocconi covered following topics: Introduction to Big Data Introduction to Network Analysis R environment as tool for…

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Meeting with representatives of the Croatian Science Foundation

On 10th April, 2018, the coordinators of twinning projects in Croatia have met with representatives of the Croatian Science Foundation at the premises of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb. The objective of the meeting was exploring possibilities of connecting the Croatian Science Foundation’s program „Partnership in Research“ with Horizon 2020/ Twinning projects. The representatives of…

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Call for papers – SmartEIZ Conference

Horizon 2020 Twinning project ‘SmartEIZ’ SmartEIZ Conference “Smart Specialization Strategies: Contemporary Challenges of its Design and Implementation” September 25–26, 2018 The Institute of Economics, Zagreb Background The global financial crisis was a trigger that had an influence on the economic policy on a national level all over the globe. EU sent a unique message to…

Visiting Training Session on Multilevel Modelling

Julia Korosteleva, Senior Lecturer in Business Economics at SSEES, University College London, delivered fourth SmartEIZ Visiting Training Session on multilevel modelling. The purpose of this course was to introduce EIZ staff to the key concepts and methodology of multilevel modelling (ML) and to illustrate various applications of ML modelling in empirical research, using STATA software.…

Visiting Training Session on Panel Data Analysis

The third Visiting Training Session was held from 5th to 9th January 2018 at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb. This VTS was on panel data analysis. In order to fully appreciate the theoretical and econometric underpinnings of panel data analysis  this VTS develops a fully-fledged module starting form a description of databases in panel form,…