KOVACIC Matija

Qualifica
Cultore della materia
E-mail
matija.kovacic@unive.it
Sito web
www.unive.it/persone/matija.kovacic (scheda personale)
Struttura
Dipartimento di Economia
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dip.economia

Contacts: 

  • E-mail address: matija.kovacic@unive.it; matija.kovacic@ec.europa.eu

Personal details:

  • Nationality: Croatian
  • Born: Zagreb; Croatia

Current position:

Researcher at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra (Italy). Cultore della materia, Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice; Member of the Scientific Committee, Project: ST Skills Together, start-up innovativa e a scopo sociale.

Research interests:

  • Multi-dimensional Inequality, Inequality of Opportunity, Inter-Generational mobility.
  • Social Diversity and Conflict, Economic/Political Instability, Climate Change and Conflict.
  • Determinants of Individual Preferences.
  • Health economics.
  • Income and Wealth Polarization.

Education history:

  • 2013 - PhD in Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy. Director: Prof. Michele Bernasconi. Main Advisor: Prof. Claudio Zoli (Department of Economics, University of Verona), Co-Advisor: Sergio Currarini (Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice). PhD Dissertation Title: "Ethnic Distribution, Effective Power and Conflict".
  • 2013 - Doctor Europaeus in Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy.
  • 2010 - Visiting PhD "Universitat Pompeu Fabra", Barcelona.
  • 2008 - Laurea specialistica in Economia (Two-year Master of Science), University of Bologna, Summa cum Laude. Dissertation title: Divergence and Poverty Traps: Institutional and Social Factors; Supervisor: Prof. Carlotta Berti-Ceroni, Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Italy.
  • 2005 - BA in Economics and Finance (Four-year program), University of Zagreb; Dissertation title: Price stabilization politics: Case study-Croatia. Supervisor: Prof. Marijana Ivanov, Department of Economics, University of Zagreb, Croatia.