The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Keynote

H.E. Dr Dušan Vujović

Minister of Finance

Government of Serbia


H.E. Dr Dušan Vujović has been the minister of finance for the Republic of Serbia since August 2014. He was minister of economy from April 2014 until July 2014. Dr Vujović is a professor at FEFA (Faculty of Economics, Finance and Administration) at the Singidunum University, Belgrade and affiliate MOC faculty member of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at the Harvard Business School, USA. He was a World Bank consultant in the areas of R&D for innovation, macroeconomic policy, and fiscal and governance reform; and a USAID consultant on the issues of budget and fiscal reform. He is a research fellow at the CASE Institute in Warsaw. Dr Vujović’s career also includes positions at the World Bank, such as country manager for Ukraine, and co-director of the Joint Vienna Comprehensive programme for government officials from the former Soviet Union, and transition economies from Eastern Europe and Asia. He was also the lead economist in the Central and Eastern Europe region and in the independent evaluation group. The first stage of the JVI programme for government officials was based on five regional centres: Moscow, Prague, Kiev, Tashkent and Shanghai. Saitama University from Tokyo participated in the second stage programme. Professor Vujović has authored and co-authored a number of publications on macroeconomic policy, development, and institutional reform and transition issues, which were published as papers in international and domestic journals and chapters in books published by The World Bank, Oxford University Press, North Holland, and Edward Elgar.


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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna