Marijana Bađun, Institute of Public Finance, Zagreb, Croatia
Senior research associate at the Institute of Public Finance. Her fields of interest are economics of ageing, public sector economics and institutional economics. Obtained doctorate in economics from the University of Ljubljana and master’s degree in economics from the University of Zagreb. Awarded with the OSI/FCO Chevening Scholarship for doing PhD research at the University of Oxford. Member of the “Central and Eastern European Research Network” (EAST) of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.
Jakša Krišto, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Jakša Krišto is an Associate Professor at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Department of Finance. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance in the field of Institutional investors. His main research areas are contemporary challenges in the financial sector, institutional investor’s management, mutual insurance and pension/LTC products. He teaches courses “Financial institutions and markets”, “Institutional investors’ management” and “Commercial Banking”. He is a Programme Director of Institutional investors Lab - a new scientific and educational online platform which connects practice, science and students in the field of Institutional investors.
Ana Llena-Nozal, OECD, Paris, France
Leading the long-term care work since January 2018. She coordinates several topics on long-term care and ageing such as dementia care, the future of the long-term care workforce, social protection in long-term care, policies to promote healthy ageing and end-of-life care. She joined the OECD in 2006 where she has worked in various projects related to health, employment and social policy. Ana Llena-Nozal is Spanish and has a degree in development studies from the London School of Economics (MSc.) and in economics from the Pompeu Fabra University (MSc) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (PhD).
Dubravko Mihaljek, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland
Head of Operations in the Monetary and Economic Department (MED) of the BIS. Carries out research and writes analytical notes on global macroeconomic developments, monetary policy and financial stability for discussion by central bank Governors at the BIS. Previously led Macroeconomic Analysis and Emerging Markets teams in MED. Before joining the BIS, worked as economist in the Fiscal Affairs, European and Asian Departments of the IMF (1990-99), and the Economics Institute, Zagreb (1982-89). Studied economics at the University of Pittsburgh (PhD, 1990), the University of Minnesota (MA, 1986) and the University of Zagreb (BA, 1981).
Stipica Mudražija, Urban Institute and Georgetown University, Washington, USA
Senior Research Associate at the Urban Institute and Adjunct Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. Prior to joining the Urban Institute, Dr. Mudrazija was a postdoctoral scholar at the Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging at the University of Southern California. Dr. Mudrazija studies issues related to population aging, retirement, intergenerational support, and long-term services and supports for older adults in the United States and internationally. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. He holds a doctorate in public policy from The University of Texas at Austin, a master's degree in public policy from Georgetown University, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Zagreb.
Giacomo Pasini, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Giacomo Pasini is full professor in Econometrics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. After obtaining the PhD in Economics in Venice, he moved to Utrecht for a postdoc period. He had visiting appointments at Stanford, Harvard, Goethe University of Frankfurt, Groningen University and University of St Gallen. He is associate editor of Health Economics and of the Journal of Pensions, Economics and Finance. His research interests are in economics of aging, health economics and household finance. Most of his research is based on the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) and he contributed directly to the development of the SHARE questionnaire and secondary data available for the research community.
Organizing committee from the Institute of Public Finance
Marijana Bađun, Vjekoslav Bratić, Josip Franić, Martina Fabris, Nora Mustać, Edita Vlahović Žuvela