Ivana Rašić, PhD

Ivana Rašić, PhD
  • E-MAIL:
    senior research fellow, head of Department for Regional Development
    senior research fellow


  • 2010 PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 2005 MSc at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 2000 university degree at the Graduate School of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 1999 one semester at Fachochschule für Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen, Eisenstadt, Austria

Employment and work experience

  • since 2001, The Institute of Economics, Zagreb 
  • 2001, Creditreform d.o.o. Zagreb, creditworthiness clerk 
  • 2000–2001, KPMG Croatia, assistant on the project of establishing the central state treasury and introducing the SAP program at the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Croatia

Fields of interest

  • multivariate analysis 
  • operational research 
  • econometrics 
  • regional and urban economics

Selected bibliography

  • Rašić Bakarić, Ivana; Vizek, Maruška and Marina Tkalec, 2011, "Application of model-based approach to the calculation of the leading composite indicator: The case of CROLEI index", Ekonomski pregled, 62 (11), pp. 613-635. 
  • Rašić Bakarić, Ivana and  Maruška Vizek, 2010, "The analysis of the competitiveness and structural characteristics of Croatian manufacturing", Ekonomski pregled, 61 (5-6), pp. 241-270. 
  • Đokić, Irena; Rašić Bakarić Ivana and Jelena Šišinački, 2010, Strateški programi lokalnog razvoja - hrvatska iskustva, Zagreb: Jesenski i Turk, Ekonomski institut, Zagreb. 
  • Podrug, Najla; Rašić Bakarić, Ivana and Sunčana Slijepčević, 2007, "Measuring undergraduate preferences of the banks: The case of Croatia", Zbornik Ekonomskog fakulteta u Zagrebu, pp. 255.-273. 
  • Nestić, Danijel and Ivana Rašić Bakarić, 2008, "From work to retirement: Pension system incentives to continued labour market participation in Croatia" in New perspectives on a longer working life in Croatia and Slovenia, Vehovec, Maja (ur.), Zagreb: Ekonomski institut, Zagreb i Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, pp. 81-99. 
  • Rašić Bakarić, Ivana, 2006, "Uncovering regional disparities: The use of factor and cluster analysis", Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika, 15 (105), pp. 53.-76. 
  • Botrić, Valerija; Rašić, Ivana and Jelena Šišinački, 2004, "Comparative Analysis of Regional Unemployment and Regional Gross Domestic Product (RGDP) in Croatia and Selected Transition Countries" paper presented at the conference "Regions and Fiscal Federalism" organized by European Regional Science Association (ERSA) and University of Porto, Portugal, August 25-29. 
  • Rašić, Ivana, 2003, "Introduction of Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics in Croatia", paper presented at the conference "Peripheres, Centres and Spatial Development in the New Europe", organized by European Regional Science Association (ERSA) and University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, August 27-30.

List of publications (Croatian Scientific Bibliography – CROSBI)