Ljiljana Božić, PhD

Ljiljana Božić, PhD
  • E-MAIL:
    senior research associate
    senior research associate


  • 2009 PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 2006 MSc at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 2005 study visit at the University of Leicester, Leicester, England
  • 2002 university degree at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb

Employment and work experience

  • since 2002, The Institute of Economics, Zagreb

Fields of interest

  • innovation management
  • new product development
  • acceptance and diffusion of innovations

Selected bibliography

  • Botrić, Valerija; Božić, Ljiljana. 2017., Access to finance: innovative firms’ perceptions in post-transition EU members. E&M Economics and Management, 20(1), pp. 129-143.
  • Božić, Ljiljana; Botrić, Valerija. 2017., Eco-innovations in Croatia: exploring entrepreneurs’ motivation, Journal of East European Management Studies 22 (4), pp. 484-510.
  • Božić, Ljiljana; Botrić, Valerija. 2017., Innovation investment decisions : are post(transition)economies different from the rest of the EU?, Eastern Journal of European Studies 8 (2), pp. 25-43.
  • Botrić, Valerija; Božić, Ljiljana. 2016., Business-Government Relationship in European Post-Transition Countries: Do Innovators Get the Worse End of a Stick?, Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences 49, pp. 5-21.
  • Božić, Ljiljana; Mohnen, Pierre. 2016., Determinants of innovation in Croatian SMEs – comparison of service and manufacturing firms, Market - Tržište 28 (1), pp. 7-27.
  • Božić, Ljiljana; Rajh, Edo. 2016., The factors constraining innovation performance of SMEs in Croatia, Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja 29(1), pp. 314-324.
  • Božić, Ljiljana; Ozretić Došen, Ðurđana. 2015., Enabling innovation and creativity in market- oriented firms, Baltic Journal of Management 10(2), pp. 144-165.
  • Radas, Sonja; Božić, Ljiljana. 2012., Overcoming Failure: Abandonments and Delays of Innovation Projects in SMEs, Industry and innovation 19(8), pp. 649-669.
  • Radas, Sonja; Božić, Ljiljana. 2009., The antecedents of SME innovativeness in an emerging transition economy, Technovation, 29, pp. 438-450.

List of publications (Croatian Scientific Bibliography – CROSBI)