Ivan Žilić, PhD

Ivan Žilić, PhD
  • E-MAIL:
    research associate
    research associate

PERSONAL WEBSITE: https://sites.google.com/view/ivanzilic


  • 2014–2017 - PhD Program in Economics (PIE), Johannes Kepler University Linz (Essays in Applied Econometrics)
  • 2012–2014 - Master in Economic Analysis, University Carlos III, Madrid
  • 2009–2010 - Master's degree in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 2005–2009 - Bachelor's degree in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb

Employment and work experience

  • 03/2020–06/2020 - guest researcher, Modelling Department, Croatian National Bank
  • 09/2019–present - research associate, LSE Research on South Eastern Europe
  • 09/2018–09/2019 - research officer, London School of Economics, European Institute (Assessing economic policies and performance in the Western Balkans)
  • 07/2018–present - research associate, The Institute of Economics, Zagreb
  • 09/2011–07/2018 - research assistent, The Institute of Economics, Zagreb

Fields of interest

  • applied econometrics
  • education, labor and health economics
  • public policy evaluation

Selected bibliography

  • Monastiriotis, Vassilis and Ivan Žilić, 2020, "The economic effects of political disintegration: Lessons from Serbia and Montenegro", accepted for publication in European Journal of Political Economy.
  • Tomić, Iva and Ivan Žilić, 2020, "Working for 200 euro? The unintended effects of traineeship reform on youth labor market outcomes", LABOUR, 34(3), pp. 347–371.
  • Žilić, Ivan, 2018, "Effect of forced displacement on health", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 181(3), pp. 889–906.
  • Žilić, Ivan, 2018, "General versus vocational education: Lessons from a quasi-experiment in Croatia", Economics of Education Review, 62, pp. 1–11.
  • Tkalec, Marina, Ivan Žilić and Vedran Recher, 2017, "The effect of film industry on tourism: Game of Thrones and Dubrovnik", International Journal of Tourism Review, 19(6), pp. 705–714.
  • Ravnik, Rafael and Ivan Žilić, 2011, "The use of SVAR analysis in determining the effects of fiscal shocks in Croatia", Financial Theory and Practice, 35(1), pp. 25–58.