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Member of the Presidency, Serbian Association of Economists
Jasna Atanasijević (1979, Belgrade) is Assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics and Informatics of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad where she teaches finance and mathematical introduction to economics. She is coordinator of Erasmus plus KA2 project for capacity building in higher education “Interdisciplinary short cycle programs in public policy making and analysis” (PPMA) aiming to develop courses in policymaking and policy analysis at three largest universities in Serbia with a help from renowned EU partners. She is team leader on the World Bank project “Competitiveness and Jobs”. She participates in a research project in the area of big data analytics and machine learning.

She has PhD in applied economics from University Paris 1 Sorbonne, master degree in finance from the University Toulouse 1 and bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of economics, University of Belgrade.

From 2014 to 2018 she served as director of Public policy secretariat of the Government of Serbia. She was in charge of establishing a new institution in the center of government with a role to introduce best practices in planning in public administration using evidence in policy making, regulatory impact assessment in law proposals preparation and result-based management, transparency and consultations in strengthening of policy implementation and coordination. From 2009 to 2014, she was chief economist in Hypo Alpe-Adria bank in Serbia. Before that, she worked as a researcher in economic policy in a think tank as well as a consultant in the area of finance.

She authored several studies and reports in applied economics and finance, some of them published in journals such as Comparative Economic Studies Journal and Eastern European Economics Journal.   

She is fluent in English and French.