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Jožef Stefan
Postgraduate School

Jamova 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 1 477 31 00
Fax: +386 1 477 31 10


Course Description

Economics for Researchers


Ecotechnology, second-level study programme
Information and Communication Technologies, second-level study programme
Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies, second-level study programme
Ecotechnology, third-level study programme
Information and Communication Technologies, third-level study programme
Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies, third-level study programme
Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies
New Media and E-Science


prof. dr. Mićo Mrkaić
prof. dr. Sašo Polanec


The objective is to prepare the students for independent economic and financial assessment of projects and the assessment of a wider economic environment.


Market, supply and demand
Taxes and grants
Financial analysis of projects (assessment of investments under conditions of certainty and uncertainty).

Course literature:

Selected chapters from:
Merton and Bodie, Finance, Prentice Hall, 2000
Varian, Advanced Microeconomic Analysis, Norton, 2000

Significant publications and references:

MRKAIĆ, Mićo. Scilab as an econometric programming system. J. appl. econ. (Chichester Engl.), Jul./Avg. 2001, vol. 16, no. 4, str. 553-559., ISSN: 0883-7252
PODNAR, S., MRKAIĆ, Mićo, VODUŠEK, D. B. Reinnervation of anal sphincter muscle by low and high-treshold motor neurones. Neurophysiologie Clinique, Oct. 2001, vol. 31, no. 5, str. 293-299., ISSN: 0987-7053
MRKAIĆ, Mićo. Policy iteration accelerated with Krylov methods. Journal of economic dynamics & control. Apr. 2002, vol. 26, no. 4, str. 517-545. ISSN: 0165-1889
MRKAIĆ, Mićo. Formacija podjetij v postsocialističnih državah. Management v novem tisočletju. 19. posvetovanje organizatorjev dela, Portorož, 29. - 31. marec 2000. Kranj: Moderna organizacija, 2000, str. 770-779, ISSN 1581-1832
MRKAIĆ, Mićo. Analiza programov posredovanja znanja na daljavo na Univerzi Duke. Management in globalizacija. 20. posvetovanje organizatorjev dela, Portorož, 29. - 31. marec 2001, Kranj: Moderna organizacija, 2001, str. 45-50, ISSN 1581-1832


Oral examination where the candidates prove their knowledge and understanding of the basic contents of the course.

Students obligations:

Successfully passed oral defence.