Nemanja Vuksanovic*

University of Belgrade


Fellowship received in 2021
Academic supervisor: Sinisa Zaric

Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
Nemanja Vuksanović is a research fellow at the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics since 2015, which is a social organization aimed at promoting economic ideas. Also, in 2016 he became a member of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics, and since 2020 he is a member The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff). Membership in these organizations allowed me the engagement in different social activities in which he demonstrated his potential throughout implementing my methodological expertise in complex quantitative data collection and various statistical analysis techniques. As a prove of that he was involved in a number of research projects financed by different international organizations, e.g., EU Commission, World Bank, OECD. Many of these projects covered areas such as relation between education and employment, labor and education policy making process, and youth and social inclusion issues. he used his scientific and applied research experience in data analysis and evidence-based policy making to enforce educational system reforms which can improve the youth position on the labor market.

Nemanja Vuksanović was born in Belgrade in 1990. He graduated in July 2013 at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade with an average grade of 9.84, as the best student in the module Economic Analysis and Policy. He got the scholarship of the Fund for Young Talents and the City of Belgrade for Talented Students for 2012 and 2013. In October 2013, he enrolled in master studies at the same faculty, where he achieved an average grade of 10.00. He enrolled in doctoral studies at the same faculty in 2016 - the study program Economics, where he achieved an average grade of 9.90, with an accepted doctoral thesis entitled "The role of education in the labour market and unequal educational opportunities: empirical analysis for Serbia and Central and Eastern European countries. " Since April 2014, he has been employed at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, where he holds exercises in the basic program on the subjects Fundamentals of Economics and Modern Economic Systems, and exercises in the international program Economics and Finance organized in cooperation with the London School of Economics (LSE) on the subject Introduction to Economics. During his doctoral studies, he specialized in Barcelona in 2018 at the Labor Economics - Economics of Education course, organized by the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BGSE) and Harvard University, and in Lisbon in 2017 at the Policy Evaluation and Structural Equation Models using Stata course, organized by the Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG) and Timberlake Consultants. The main areas of interest and research are economics of education and economics of labour.

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