Conference Topics

GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT


  • Macroeconomic stability in post-recession growth
  • Human capital, education and innovation
  • Industrial policy and new competitiveness of nations
  • Economic effects of tourism
  • Environmental challenges for green growth
  • Institutions for growth and competiveness
  • Well-being in time of budget constraints
  • Financial markets and monetary policy
  • Infrastructure development for growth and competitiveness
  • Fiscal Consolidation and effective public sector
  • Trading Blocks and Global Trade Liberalization
  • Labor Market, Wages and Labor Migration
  • Inequality - new insights in causes and effects
  • Economic growth and Well-being
  • Behavioral and experimental economics

BUSINESS COMPETITIVENESS


  • Entrepreneurship, small business management and start-ups
  • Finance, banking and accounting
  • Marketing management and consumer behavior
  • Tourism and hospitality management
  • Management and leadership
  •  Strategy and innovation
  •  Operations management, business logistics and supply chain management
  • Corporate governance, corporate communications
  • Human resource management and organizational behavior
  • ICT management

MARKET, COMPETITION, REGULATION AND WELL-BEING


  • The exercise of market power
  • Cooperative and non-cooperative strategic behavior
  • Competition in specific/different market(s)
  • Industry-specific regulations
  • Regulation and well-being

CITIES AND REGIONS


  • Regional resilience
  • Regional and urban policy, planning and governance
  • Migrations, ageing and regional labor markets
  • Smart cities and regions
  • Entrepreneurship, small business and regional diversity
  • Remote regions
  • Regional perspective of well-being

CHALLENGES FOR CROATIAN ECONOMY


  • Decentralization perspective for Republic of Croatia
  • Effects of the implementation of the EU Funds in the Republic of Croatia
  • Inequality of opportunity in Republic of Croatia: Causes and Consequences
  • The pension system of the Republic of Croatia - sustainability and efficiency
  • The competitiveness and the impact of tourism for the Croatian economy
  • The role of large companies for the Croatian economy
  • The regulation of financial markets - effects for the Croatian economy
  • Successful management of public companies in the Republic of Croatia -  measurement, causes and consequences
  • The energy sector and its importance for the Croatian economy
  • The importance, opportunities and needs of financing education in Republic of  Croatia
All papers not investigating the above listed topics but discussing other challenging issues related to the general topic of the conference will be considered as well.
Selected papers will have opportunity to be published in journals indexed/abstracted in: Current Contents– Social & Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters), IBSS – International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (LSE), Scopus (Elsevier), ProQuest LLC.