Amina Ahec-Šonje, PhD

Departments: Master of Arts in Economics

Amina Ahec-Šonje, PhD

Curriculum Vitae

Amina Ahec-Šonje, graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Zagreb. During her studies, she was awarded a Rector’s honor for the University’s best student in 1987/88. After graduation, she worked as a financial analysis intern at Rade Koncar Holding. During 1992, she returned to the Faculty of Economics as a research associate at the Mathematics Department. From 1992 until 2004, she pursued scholarly research at the Faculty of Economics, where she headed the Department for conjectural research. She graduated with an M.A in 1995 in “Prediction of business cycles” and developed the first prediction index of business cycles for Croatia, CROLEI, which is still published in statistical reports of the government administration. She was awarded a PhD in 2002 at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Zagreb with a thesis on “Currency and banking crisis and signal method for crisis’ prediction”. 

She teaches at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management since 2004, where she is the head of the Economics Department. From December 2010, she serves as a vice-dean for education at the ZSEM undergraduate program. She heads and teaches several economic courses: Principles of Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Macroeconomics analysis and Microeconomics analysis. During her long scholarly research, she has written around 20 papers on the subject of macroeconomics analysis and prediction as well as a number of expert works and project studies. Most of her research was dedicated to problems of developing countries, causes of business cycles, theories of currency and banking crises with an emphasis on development of analytical methods of predicting currency and banking disorders.

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