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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,…

Visiting Training Session on Developing questionnaires/surveys and Household level survey data analysis

Second visiting training session was held from 11th to 15th December 2017 at The Institute of Economics, Zagreb. Prof Anthony Arundel from UNU-MERIT delivered an intermediate mini-course on survey design and implementation. The course provided instructions on how to design and implement a survey, from initial preparation to data editing. This course was followed by…

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First Visiting Training Session

Visiting Training Session (VTS) ‘Firm level data analysis’ was held from 9th to 11th October 2017 at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb. This VTS included three lectures by Dr Micheline Goedhuys on Micro data sources for innovation and firm performance analysis, Innovation and performance: issues in empirical modelling and Impact evaluation of innovation policies, methods…