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doc. dr. sc. Kristijan Kotarski
Title:Assistant Professor
E-mail: E-mail
Official web page URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristijankotarski100/
Department : The Faculty of Political Science
Graduation year:2007
PhD graduation year:2014

Teaching duties

university undergraduate

Predmet

Biography

Education

 

 

2010 – 2014             PhD in Comparative Political Economy at Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, thesis titled: Financialization, income inequality and GDP structure: interaction between financial institutions and political elite in the People's Republic of China

 

2003  – 2007              Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb

 

1999  – 2003               Grammar School, High School Krapina                               

 

 

Further Education

 

2015                           Columbia University - Barnard College, Economics of Money and Banking, Part 1 and Part 2 (successfully passed exams, Prof. Perry Mehrling), 3rd of May -  21th of June / 5th of July – 30th of August                          

 

2015                         European University Institute – Torino World Affairs Institute, Mapping China's Future (Executive Training Seminar), 7th of May – 9th of May 2015, Florence, Italy

 

2015                           University of São Paulo - International Political Science Association, 6th Annual Summer School in Concepts and Methods in Political Science and International Relations (successful completion of the course in Time Series Analysis and Pooled Time Series Anayses by Prof. Guy D. Whitten), 1st of February – 14st of February 2015, São Paulo, Brazil

 

2014                           Yale University,  Financial Markets (successfully passed the exam) Sterling Professor of Economics Robert Shiller), 25th of October – 16th of December 2014

 

2014                           University of Groningen – FutureLearn, Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World (successfully passed the exam, Prof. Lex Hoogduin), 15th of September – 20th of October 2014 

 

2014                           National University of Singapore - International Political Science Association, 3rd Annual Summer School in Social Science Research Methods (successfully completed the course and passed an exam with A in Modern Regression Analysis by Prof. Guy D. Whitten), 30th of June – 12th of July, Singapore

 

2013                           German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Institute of Asian Studies, DAAD 6-month PhD scholarship,1st of May – 30th of October 2013, Hamburg, Germany

 

2008                           IBEI,    Barcelona Summer School in International Politics 2008 (successfully attended the following courses: Trade, Inequality, Politics (Prof. Ronald Rogowski); Theory and Policy in International Relations (Prof. Stephen Walt); The Middle East at the Crossroads (Prof. Fred Halliday); Democratization in an Interdependant World (Prof. Carles Boix), 29th of June – 11th of July, Barcelona, Spain

 

2007                           Mississippi State University, (successful participation and completion in social science research methods), Social Science Research Center,

8th – 23th of October, Starkville, USA

 

 

Conferences

 

2015                           22nd Council for European Studies, Sciences Po, presented paper titled The financialization of the EU economy and the case for a prudent use of MMT: Moving beyond the neo-Keynesian and the supply-side paradigm, 8th-10th of July, Paris, France

 

2014                           International Political Science Association (IPSA), 23rd World Congress of Political Science (participated as Croatian Political Association's secretary and took part in IPSA presidential election, participated as discussant in various International Political Economy RC 51 panels), 19th – 24th of July, Montreal, Québec – Canada

 

2014                           AcadEU Panels at the Slovenian Political Science Association Convention, presented paper titled Financial crisis in Croatia and Slovenia: the crisis of Europeization through badly managed economic integration, Faculty of Social Sciences, 29th - 30th of May, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

2014                           ATINER, 12th Annual International Conference on Politics and International Affairs, presented paper titled Political Economy of Banking and Debt Crisis in the EU: Rising Financialization and its  Ramificiations,   16th -19th June, Athens, Greece

                                  

2013                           Chinese Economic Association UK, Balancing China's Economy, presented paper titled Financial deepening and income  inequality: is there any financial Kuznets curve in China? The political economy analysis   Universiteit Leiden, 29th – 31st of August 2013, The Hague, Netherlands

                           

2011                           European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), Faculty of Economics – University of Belgrade, Faculty of Economics – University of Montenegro, Market Failures and the Roles of Institutions, presented paper titled Is it justified to speak of government vs. market failure? A step into a more coherent world, 22nd – 24th of September 2011, Miločer, Montenegro

 

2011                           IMPP and Hanns Seidel Stiftung, Harmonizacija zakonodavstva Republike Srbije sa pravom Evropske unije, 5th - 6th of May, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2010                           CEPSA (Central European Political Science Association), Commenius University, From Crisis to Recovery? Domestic and International Responses in a United Europe, presented paper titled Managing Crisis in the Eurozone, 14th – 15th of October, Bratislava, Slovakia

                                  

2010                           Faculty of Economics&Business – Zagreb, An Enterprise Odyssey: From Crisis to Prosperity – Challenges for Government and Business, 26th – 29th of May, Opatija, Croatia

 

2009                           Faculty of Economics – University of Belgrade, Global Recession and Economic Policy,  25th – 27th of September, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2009                           University of Greenwich, The Old Royal Naval College, 7th International Conference on Accounting and Finance in Transition (ICAFT-2009), presented paper titled Financialisation as an Obstacle to Economic Growth and a Path to Debt Peonage, 23rd – 25th of July, London, UK

 

         2008                            CEPSA (Central European Political Science Association), Europeization of National Politics, presented paper titled  Euroization, Monetary Union and Credibility of Monetary Policy, 2nd – 4th of October, Opatija, Croatia

 

2008                           International Political Science Association (IPSA), Constructing Policy Work in a Changing Governmental Environment, 13th – 15th of June, Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

2007                           World Bank Institute, Tommorow's Leaders Speak Out: Partnering to Combat Corruption, 14th  – 15th of March, Bruxelles, Belgium

 

2007                           Faculty of Political Science & DIM (Civil Association for Education and Social Development), service-learning project Croatia's Youth Policy Analysis, (ISBN 953-98786-3-2), May-June, Zagreb, Croatia

 

 

 

 

 

Work experience

 

 

 

2007 - 2015                Research Fellow at Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Teaches in courses Introduction to Economic Policy, International Political Economy, Political Economy of the EU

 

2008 -2009                 Economic columnist for daily business newspapers business.hr

 

2010                           Lecturer at Political Academy „New Society“, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung/Alfred Mozer, Supetar & Rabac, Croatia

 

2011 - 2014                Lecturer at Croatian Military Academy (HVU) „Petar Zrinski“, International Course in Defense Diplomacy, Zagreb, Croatia

 

2013 -                         Lecturer in „Economic and Monetary Policy in the EU“ for the Specialist Master Course Adaptation to the EU: Project Management, EU funds and EU programs

 

2014 -                         Vice-Director for the Specialist Master Course Adaptation to the EU: Project Management, EU funds and EU programs

 

2015 -                         Lecturer at the Political Academy of Croatian National Party – Liberal Democrats

 

2015 -                         Economic columnist for the leading Croatian finance magazine Banka

 

Computer skills         MS Office, Internet, Stata

 

Foreign languages     English (TOEFL, C2), German (Deutsches Sprachdiplom, C1), Portuguese (A2)

 

Interests                    Riding bike, swimming, philosophy, dogs, travelling, cooking, singing, dancing, reading     

 

 

Awards

 

2015                           Erasmus + Teaching mobility grant – University of Warsaw

 

2013                           DAAD 6-month PhD scholarship

 

2012                           Fourth Prize for paper titled Challenges and opportunities of China's Economic Transformation, Shanghai Get Together 2012, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

 

2007                           The best student in his generation, Faculty of Political Science

 

2006                           The best student in his generation, Faculty of Political Science

 

2005                           The best student in his generation, Faculty of Political Science

 

2004                           The best student in his generation, Faculty of Political Science

 

2003                           1st Prize in National Competition  EU QUIZ, organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and Delegation of the European Commission in Croatia, 26th of May, 2003

 

 

 

Functions and  membership in organizations

 

Euroepan Consortium for Political Research Standing Group on Political Economy

 

Croatian Political Science Association – National secretary (2014 – present)

 

Journal 'Međunarodne studije' (International Studies) – Secretary (2012- present)

 

Journal 'European Studies' – Editorial board (2014 – present)

 

Transparency International Croatia

 

 

Published works

 

 

1.  Kotarski, Kristijan and Luka Brkić.  2016. Political Economy of  Banking and Debt Crisis

in the EU: Rising Financialization and its Ramificiations. Review of Radical Political  Economics (forthcoming) (SAGE)

 

2. Kotarski, Kristijan.  2015. Financial deepening and income  inequality: is there any financial Kuznets curve in China? The Political Economy Analysis. China Economic Journal, Vol. 8 (1), pp. 18-39  DOI: 10.1080/17538963.2015.1001051  (Routledge)

 

3. Kotarski, Kristijan. 2014. Kineska ekonomska i financijska transformacija: utjecaj globalne

financijske krize i reperkusije kineskog  kriznog menadžmenta. Međunarodne studije. Vol.14,

br.2, str. 91-117

 

4. Kotarski, Kristijan. 2014. Financial crisis in Croatia and Slovenia: the crisis of europeanisation through badly managed economic integration. In Marko Lovec (Ed.), Lessons learned for the European Union: A reflection on stronger co-operation in the Western Balkans for a better European future (pp.197-214). Ljubljana: Faculty of Social Sciences

 

5. Kotarski, Kristijan. 2012. Deconstructing the profligacy myth using the critical theory and social constructivism: The case of Greece and its wider socio-economic and political consequences, Political Thought: Croatian Political Science Review, Vol.49, No.2,  pp. 7-29

 

6. Brkić, Luka and Kristijan Kotarski. 2012. Put u europsku integraciju: država i tržište i problemi europske konstitucije, Harmonizacija zakonodavstva Republike Srbije sa pravom Evropske unije 2 ISBN: 978-86-7067-164-5, pp. 299-319

 

7. Brkić, Luka and Kristijan Kotarski. 2012. Is it justified to speak of government vs. market failure? A step into a more coherent world,  Economic Development and Institutional Organisation, CIDEF, Belgrade, ISBN: 978-86-403-1210-3, pp. 119-134

 

8. Brkić, Luka and Kristijan Kotarski. 2010. Managing Crisis in the Eurozone, Political Thought: Croatian Political Science Review, Vol.47, No.5,  pp. 7-26

 

9. Kotarski, Kristijan. 2010. The State Is Not Dead: Emerging Out of the Crisis by Activating Untapped Economic Potentials and the Case against Intellectual Monopoly, From Crisis to Prosperity – Challenges for Government nad Business: Conference Proceedings, ISBN-10: 953-6025-33-7

 

10. Kotarski, Kristijan and Luka Brkić. 2009. Financialisation as an Obstacle to Economic Growth and a Path to Debt Peonage,  7th International Conference on Accounting and Finance in Transition, Conference Proceedings, Greenwich University Press, London,  ISBN 978-186166-263-7, pp. 247-258

 

11. Kotarski, Kristijan. 2009. Structural Imbalances and Financial Crisis Proliferation, Political Thought: Croatian Political Science Review, Vol. 46, No.3, pp. 69-90

 

12. Brkić, Luka and Kristijan Kotarski. 2008. Euroization, Monetary Union and Credibility of Monetary Policy, Annals of the Croatian Political Science Association 5: 443-460

 

 

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