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Demand for high-skilled labour: Lessons from the Online Vacancy Index

Dr Marina Tkalec, Dr Iva Tomić and Dr Ivan Žilić from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb are authors of a policy brief entitled „Demand for high-skilled labour: Lessons from the Online Vacancy Index“. Key messages of the policy brief are: Interest in smart skills essentially reflects recent changes in the structure of employment and creation…

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Survey on Croatian Wood Cluster – Summary of Key Findings

Dr Ivana Rašić Bakarić from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb prepared a report on survey on Croatian Wood Cluster (CWC). Results of the online survey conducted among the members of a CWC were presented to interested stakeholders and published in scientific publications. This report is a summary of main findings. Among other things, it presents…

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Report on Evaluating Smart City Indicators

Dr Dubravka Jurlina Alibegović from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb and Mislav Šagovac, a PhD candidate at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business prepared report entitled Evaluating Smart City Indicators: A tool for Strategic Decision-making for Croatian Large Cities.

The report is available here.

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List of publications presented at SmartEIZ Training Workshops

At the ninthTraining Workshop which was held in Zagreb in April 2018 the following researchers presented the following papers: Aralica, Zoran “Mapping GVC in Croatia” Vidaković Peruško, Ivana; Kovač, Katarina and Jošić, Miroslav “Croatia in global value chains”* At the eighth Training Workshop which was held in Maastricht in March 2018 the following researchers presented the following papers: Vargas Cuevas, Fernando…

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Survey on Clusters of Competitiveness in Croatia

Dr Ivan-Damir Anić and Dr Zoran Aralica from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb and Dr Katarina Bačić prepared a report on survey on clusters of competitiveness in Croatia. Key messages of the report are: There is general consensus among respondents that progress/performance of CCCs is not strongly visible, and that CCCs underperformed compared to expectations.…

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How to select and develop Key Enabling Technologies and policies to advance manufacturing in Croatia? Localising roles for innovation researchers and policy makers

Dr René Wintjes from UNU-MERIT and Dr Zoran Aralica from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb prepared a policy brief on how to select and develop Key Enabling Technologies and policies to advance manufacturing in Croatia. The key messages of the policy brief are: Key Enabling Technologies as defined by the European Commission include: photonics, nanotechnology,…

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