prof. dr. sc. Mladen Vedriš
prof. dr. sc.
Mladen Vedriš

Personal information

 

First name(s) / Surname(s)

Mladen Vedriš

Address(es)

Trg kralja Tomislava 8, 1000 Zagreb, Croatia

Telephone(s)

+385 1 4641 434

+ 385 1 4641 777

Mobile:

091 4641 774

Fax(es)

+ 385 1 4641 439

E-mail

sonder@zg.t-com.hr; mladen.vedris@pravo.hr

 

 

Nationality

Croatian

 

 

Date of birth

29 December 1950

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

Desired employment / Occupational field

Full Professor

and Business Development Advisor

 

 

Work experience

 

 

 

Dates

May 2005 to present

Occupation or position held

Full Professor

Main activities and responsibilities

Chairman of  the Chair of Economic Sciences

Name and address of employer

Law Faculty Zagreb, University of Zagreb

Dates

September 2011

Occupation or position held

President of the Council of Partnership of City of Zagreb

Main activities and responsibilities

Evaluation of strategic projects for City of Zagreb

Name and address of employer

City of Zagreb – City Office for the Strategic Planning and Development of the City

 

 

Dates

November 27, 2008 – April 2010

Occupation or position held

Member of the Economic Council of the Prime minister of Croatia

Name and address of employer

 

Government of the Republic of Croatia.

Dates

July 2008 – July 2010

Occupation or position held

President of the Supervisory Board

Name and address of employer

 

GETRO d.d.

Dates

July 2008 to present

Occupation or position held

Member of the Supervisory Board

Name and address of employer

 

VETERINA d.d. – today GENERA d.d.

Dates

December 2006 - 2008

Occupation or position held

President of the Advisory Board

Name and address of employer

Trade and  Investment Promotion Agency

 

 

Dates

 

 

July  2006 – July 2013

Occupation or position held

Member of the Council

Name and address of employer

Croatian National Bank

 

 

Dates

 

 

July 2006 – May 2008

Occupation or position held

President of the Supervisory Board

Name and address of employer

Podravka d.d.

 

 

Dates

 

 

2005 to present

Occupation or position held

Member of the Executive Committee

Name and address of employer

Croatian Economist Association

Dates

Feb. 1996 – April 2005

Occupation or position held

Chairman

Name and address of employer

Sonder Ltd

Type of business or sector

Representation of Foreign Companies, Strategic Planning, Consulting

Dates

1993 - 1995

Occupation or position held

President

Name and address of employer

Croatian Chamber of Economy

Dates

1993 - 1995

Occupation or position held

Member of Parliament

Name and address of employer

Parliament of the Republic of Croatia

Dates

December 1992 – April 1993

Occupation or position held

Deputy Prime Minister

Main activities and responsibilities

Economy

Name and address of employer

Government of the Republic of Croatia

Dates

April – August 1992

Occupation or position held

Minister without Portfolio

Main activities and responsibilities

Problem of Urban Life and Restructuring of Government Administration

Name and address of employer

Government of the Republic of Croatia

 

 

Dates

May 1990 – January 1993

Occupation or position held

President (i.e. Lord Mayor of Zagreb)

Name and address of employer

Executive Council of the City  Assembley of Zagreb

Dates

1990 – 1992

Occupation or position held

Head  of Emergency Headquarter of Zagreb City

Main activities and responsibilities

Homeland war in Croatia – organizing the war situation in Zagreb

Name and address of employer

City of Zagreb

 

Dates

 

1984 - 1990

Occupation or position held

Counselor and Executive Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Committee

Main activities and responsibilities

Physical Planning and Utilities

Name and address of employer

City Assembly Zagreb – City Committee for Physical Planning and Utilities

Dates

1975 - 1984

Occupation or position held

Researcher and Assistant Director

Name and address of employer

Research Centre (Institute) for Migrations, Zagreb

 

 

 

 

 

Education and training

 

 

 

Dates

November 1996

title of qualification awarded

Ph.D. degree

Doctoral thesis: “Structural Policy in the Function of Establishing an Efficient Market Economy in the Republic of Croatia

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb

Dates

1973 - 1975

title of qualification awarded

Master of Science in Economics

Theme: “Causes of  the Public Expenditures in Contemporary World”

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb

Dates

1969 - 1973

title of qualification awarded

 

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb

 

 

Personal skills and competences

 

 

 

Mother tongue(s)

Croatian

 

 

Other language(s)

English and Russian

Self-assessment

 

Understanding

Speaking

Writing

European level (*)

 

Listening

Reading

Spoken interaction

Spoken production

 

English

 

 

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x

 

x

 

x

 

x

Russian

 

 

x

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(*) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

 

 

Social skills and competences

Team Work, Leadership experience and skills

 

 

Organisational skills and competences

Integrator, Business Development  Adviser

 

 

Other competences

1988 – 1994            President of the Croatian Football Federation

From 1998               Member of Rotary Club Zagreb – Croatia

From 2001 -2009    Member of National Competitiveness Council Croatia

 

 

 

Driving licence

 Category B vehicle

 

 

Professional Achievments

  1. Rector's Award for the most successful student of the University of Zagreb

 

1975 - 1984         Research into economic effects of employment abroad.

                               Author of several studies and scientific papers. Participant in local and

                             international projects.

 

                            Active cooperation with international institutions: OECD, ILO, World Bank,

                            UNESCO, etc.

 

1990 - 1993         Overall Program of restructuring of the City of

                             Zagreb: "Zagreb - the Capital of the Croatian

                             State"

 

June 1999            Harvard University: “Executive Program for

                             Leaders in Development”

 

From 2000          Guest lecturer at the Faculty of the Economics in Zagreb and Faculty of

                           the Economics in Rijeka

From 2007         Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics in Osijek at the postgraduate study:

,                          Managing of the Economic Development

 

Dec. 2004             Senior-lecturer at the Faculty of the Economics

May 2005             Zagreb, subject: International economy

 

From September 2007   Lecturer at the postgraduate study: Marketing management, Faculty of Economics Zagreb

 

 

 

                           

 

Više

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

The role of the Economic policy course in the education of future lawyers: Bologna process implementation at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

Vedriš, Mladen ; Dujšin, Uroš ; Šimić Banović, Ružica
2017.
Pravnik

Croatia and the policy of structural reform

Vedriš, Mladen
2017.
Interdisciplinary Management Research XIII

A POLICY FOR AN ECONOMIC TURNAROUND OF THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA THE BASIS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Vedriš, Mladen
2016.
Interdisciplinary Management Research XII

The Tax Police of the Republic of Croatia as a Comparative-Competitive Factor in Relation to CEE Countries that Are EU Members

Vedriš, Mladen ; Drvenkar, Nataša
2016.
Ekonomija

Budget balance - efficiency endpoint of economic policy

Santini, Guste ; Vedriš, Mladen
2016.
Ekonomija

Research of an economic status of Croatia - Ten recommendations to new government

Vedriš, Mladen
2015.
Perspektive- Nove ideje za krizna vremena

The new economic policy of the EU and its application in the Republic of Croatia

Vedriš, Mladen
2015.
Interdisciplinary Management Research XI

Regulation frame, efficiency of public services and competitiveness of national economy

Vedriš, Mladen
2015.
9. Forum za javnu upravu

Croatian Transport Policy in the EU Context

Vedriš, Mladen
2015.

The Economic Situation in Croatia in Mid-2015 - Two Years of Membership in the European Union

Vedriš, Mladen ; Letica, Bartol ; Letica, Slaven
2015.

THE REASONS, OPPORTUNITIES AND CAPABILITIES FOR CHANGES IN THE ECONOMIC POLICY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA

Vedriš, Mladen
2015.
Ekonomija

The crisis, new EU policies and the Republic of Croatia

Vedriš, Mladen
2014.
Interdisciplinary Management Research X

Regulatory and Competitive Environment - Encouragement or Limitation for Investments

Vedriš, Mladen ; Rančić, Nenad
2014.
Ekonomija

There is no way out from recesion without the structural reforms

Vedriš, Mladen
2013.
Perspektive

The Republic of Croatia before its entry into the EU: Expecxtations and Limits

Vedriš, Mladen
2013.
Interdisciplinary Management Research IX

Economic Growth and Strustural Reforms

Vedriš, Mladen
2013.
Ekonomija/Economics

The Economic Situation in Croatia 2011-2012 - Analysis of the results of an empirical research

Vedriš, Mladen ; Letica, Bartol ; Letica, Slaven
2012.
DÉLKELET EURÓPA – SOUTH-EAST EUROPE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS QUARTERLY

Reforms - the basic challange of Croatian economy

Vedriš, Mladen
2012.
Perspektive

Agencies for Foreign Investment Promotion- Possible Institutional Support for Structural Reforms and Economic Growth

Vedriš, Mladen ; Pilipović, Ozren ; Rančić, Nenad
2012.
Interdisciplinary Management Research VIII

Croatia on the Threshold of the European Union: A Challenge or a Problem - competitiveness or How to be Better

Vedriš, Mladen
2012.
Ekonomika preduzeća - SEA Journal of Business Economics and Management

Regional Development and New (EU Membership) Economic Positioning of Croatia

Vedriš, Mladen
2012.
Ekonomija

Croatia and EU (I) - Risks and new possibilities

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2011.
Personktive

Foreign and domestic investments for increase of employment in Republic of Croatia

Vedriš, Mladen
2011.
Financijske i računovodstvene mjere izlaska iz recesije

Structural adjustments - the basic chalanges of Croatian economy

Vedriš, Mladen
2011.
"Ekonomska politika Hrvatske u 2012. godini"

Croatia at the Door of the EU: Current Risks and New Possibilities

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2011.

Croatian Model of Economic Growth: Achievements and Limitations

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2011.
Ekonomija

Economic Recovery: possible solutions within a national economy

Vedriš, Mladen
2010.
Interdisciplinary Management Research VI

Double deficit in Croatia and its consequences

Vedriš, Mladen ; Rančić, Nenad
2010.
Ekonomija

What Kind of Investments to Overcome Economic Crisis?

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2010.
18. tradicionalno savjetovanje Hrvatskog društva ekonomista

Global Crisis and National Responses Case of Croatia

Vedriš, Mladen
2009.
Interdisciplinary Management Research V

Economic crisis and economic policy

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2009.
17. tradicionalno savjetovanje "Ekonomska politika Hrvatske u 2010."

Economic policy - the national competitiveness tool

Vedriš, Mladen
2009.
Kriza i okviri ekonomske politike

The Global Crisis and National Reforms

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2009.
Ekonomija

The End of the Global Market Liberalism – Reflections on the Republic of Croatia

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2009.
Financije i računovodstvo u zaštiti hrvatskog gospodarstva od recesije

The Global Financial Crisis and Its Reflections in Croatia

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2008.
Računovodstvo i financije

Foreign Debt: Consequences of the Previous Policy and Potential Cause of Growth Decrease

Vedriš, Mladen ; Dujšin, Uroš ; Šimić, Ružica
2008.
Ekonomija

The Visible Hand of the State

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2008.
Ekonomska politika Hrvatske u 2009.

Institutions, Regulatory Role and Economic Growth of National Economies

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2008.
Ekonomski vjesnik : � opis Ekonomskog fakulteta u Osijeku

Indebtedness of the Republic of the Republic of Croatia and the Competitiveness of the Croatian Economy

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2008.
43. SIMPOZIJ "Financije i računovodstvo u funkciji jačanja konkurentnosti hrvatskog gospodarstva"

Inflation in Croatia: Monetary and Structural Component

Vedriš, Mladen ; Šimić, Ružica
2008.
Ekonomija

Urban challenges: Infrastructure as development challenge in major Croatian cities

Rogić, Ivan ; Bagić, Dragan ; Požar, Martin ; Vedriš, Mladen
2008.

Croatia and the European Union: Copenhagen Convergence Criteria and National Competitiveness

Vedriš, Mladen
2007.
Ekonomija/Economics

Influence of macroeconomic factors on country image

Vedriš, Mladen ; Kesić, Tanja
2006.
Ekonomski pregled

Education level and standard - an important factor in national competitiveness

Vedriš, Mladen
2005.
Interdisciplinary Management Research

Bank Image as a Factor of Competitive Marketing Strategy in Croatia

Kesić, Tanja ; Vedriš, Mladen ; Rajh, Edo
2000.
Journal of Macromarketing

Bank Image as a Factor of Competitive Marketing Strategy in Croatia

Kesić, Tanja ; Vedriš, Mladen ; Rajh, Edo
2000.
25th Annual Macromarketing Conference: Marketing Contributions to Democratization and Socioeconomic Development

Key Determinants of Bank Selection as the Basis for Strategic Position

Kesić, Tanja ; Vedriš, Mladen ; Rajh, Edo
2000.
Ekonomski pregled