prof. dr. sc. Zdenko Babić
prof. dr. sc.
Zdenko Babić

 

Zdenko Babić obtained his PhD degree (2007) from Faculty of Economics, Zagreb University with thesis "Social transfers and efficiency of social assistance in Croatia". His research interests include economic policy, social policy, labour market and social economy and social entrepreneurship. That is documented in his publications and research projects in which he was involved. At the undergraduate study of Social work he teaches following subjects: “Introduction to social policy”, “Croatian social policy”, “Economics of social policy” and “Managment in Social sector” while at postgraduate study he teaches “Social policy and social development” and ' Social economy and Social entrepreneurship'. He has actively participated and presented his work at several domestic and international scientific conferences.

2019/20/21  is currently engaged as a Croatian national expert (with colleagues Bežovan and Šućur) within ESPN expert network -European social policy expert network https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=1135&langId=en- European Comission funded project.  

2016-2019 was Croatian national expert within European centre of expertise in the field of labour law, employment and labour market policies. Project commissioned by DG Employment of the European Commission  https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/5d513dbb-c136-11e8-9893-01aa75ed71a1.

2017/18 was national consultant for Croatia (with Zoran Šućur) on the project commissioned by DG for Structural Reform Support Service  (SRSS) of the European Commission project ‘Support to the Harmonization of Local Benefits Using ESSPROS Methodology in Croatia’.

2014/15/16 national expert for European employment policy observatory project (2014/15/16)  available at: http://www.eu-employment-observatory.net/experts.aspx.

2014/15 national expert within UNICEF funded project: Poverty and welfare of preschool children in Croatia., in collaboration with Z. Šućur; O.Družić and M.Kletečki Radović.

2011 National Croatian Cooperatives Chamber Project - Cooperatives and Social economy in Croatia.  Leading consultant.

2008/2009 he was national consultant for the European Commission funded project “Social inclusion and income distribution in the European union” in cooperation with Tarki Institute, Budapest and European observatory on the social situation in 2008/2009 available at: www.euro.centre.org/data/1234517102_78104.pdf

 From 2005-2010 he was also leading consultant on several UNICEF, UNDP and one World Bank projects in Croatia.

 

Više

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

Education

Bežovan, Gojko ; Puljiz, Vlado ; Šućur, Zoran ; Babić, Zdenko ; Dobrotić, Ivana ; Matković, Teo ; Zrinščak, Siniša.
2019.

Current Challenges and Future Potentials of Social Economy in Croatia

Babić, Zdenko ; Baturina, Danijel
2019.
7th CIRIEC International Research Conference on Social and Solidarity Economy Social and Solidarity Economy: Moving Towards a New Economic System

Does regional development contribute to strengthening or weakening social cohesion in Croatia?

Šućur, Zoran ; Babić, Zdenko
2019.
Socijalna kohezija u društvu polarizacije, konflikata i nejednakosti.

Croatia: Labour Market Policy Thematic Review 2018: An in-depth analysis of the emigration of skilled labour

Babić, Zdenko ; Račić, Domagoj
2018.

Comparative analysis of social entrepreneurship programmes as drivers of employment for rehabilitated addicts in Croatia and other EU countries

Frleta, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko
2018.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

Comparative analysis of social entrepreneurship programmes as drivers of employment for rehabilitated addicts in Croatia and other EU countries

Frleta, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko
2018.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

Minimum wage in Croatia: sectoral and regional perspectives

Nestić, Danijel ; Babić, Zdenko ; Blažević Burić, Sanja
2018.
Ekonomska istraživanja

Decentralization of Social Welfare and Social Inequality: the Case of Croatia

Babić, Zdenko
2018.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Croatia: Labour Market Policy Thematic Review 2017: An in-depth analysis of the impact of reforms on inequality

Babić, Zdenko ; Račić, Domagoj
2017.

Minimum wage in Croatia : sectoral and regional dimension

Nestić, Danijel ; Babić, Zdenko ; Blažević Burić, Sanja.
2017.
“Future World by 2050”

Work integration social enterprises (wise) in post-socialist countries

Marković, Luka ; Baturina, Danijel ; Babić, Zdenko
2017.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

66 Social Entrepreneurship - an Opportunity for Integration of People with Disabilities in Croatia?

Baturina, Danijel ; Babić, Zdenko ; Marković, Luka
2017.
9th International Conference of the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences University of Zagreb ERFCON 2017

THE CONCEPT OF SOCIAL INVESTMENT IN RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS AND THE NEW CHALLENGES OF THE WELFARE STATE: TRENDS AND PERSPECTIVES

Babić Zdenko ; Baturina Danijel
2016.
Kriza i izazovi socijalne države

The Concept of Social Investment in Response to the Crisis and New Challenges of the Welfare State: Trends and Perspectives

Babić, Zdenko ; Baturina, Danijel
2016.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Social protection benefits, expenditures and beneficiaries of social protection programs in Republic of Croatia.

Šućur, Zoran ; Babić, Zdenko ; Urban, Ivica ; Baran, Jelena
2016.

Poverty in Croatia

Babić, Zdenko ; Baturina, Danijel
2015.

Poverty and well-being of preschool children in Croatia.

Šućur, Zoran ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana ; Družić Ljubotina, Olja ; Babić, Zdenko
2015.

Status and trends of labor in Croatia

Babić Zdenko
2014.

Engagement of the Glas Koncila for the common good in the social field

Babić, Zdenko
2013.
Fenomen Glasa Koncila 1963-2013.

Defintions and Potentials of Social Entrepreneurship in Croatia in Comparative Context

Vlatka Vincetić ; Zdenko Babić ; Danijel Baturina
2013.
Ekonomski pregled : mjesečnik Hrvatskog društva ekonomista Zagreb

Economic aspects of investements in early childhood development : comparative view

Babić, Zdenko
2013.

Varieties of Capitalism, Neoliberal Expansions and Social Effects - in the Baltic Countries, Slovenia and Croatia: A Comparative Approach.

Lučev, Josip ; Babić Zdenko
2013.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

The economic crisis in Croatia - the social consequences and (in) adequacy of the response of economic and social policy

Babić Zdenko
2012.
4. Kongres studenata Prava

Effectiveness of social assistance and minimum income schemes in Croatia and Slovenia as a poverty alleviation tool: a comparative view

Babić, Zdenko
2012.
10th ESPANet Annual Conference

Social Entrepreneurship in Croatia- Perspectives in the European Union.

Vincetić, Vlatka ; Babić, Zdenko
2012.
Ekonomska politika Hrvatske u 2013. godini

Cooperatives in Croatia-opportunities, trends and anlyses.

Babić, Zdenko
2012.
međunarodna konferencija o radničkim i socijalnim zadrugama.

Co-operatives in Croatia:Trends, Indcators and Prospects in the European Context

Babić, Zdenko ; Račić, Domagoj
2012.
Sociologija i Prostor

Active labour market policies: European context and Croatian practice.

Babić, Zdenko
2012.
Socijalna ekologija

Co-operatives and social economy in Croatia

Babić, Zdenko ; Račić, Domagoj ; Glavaš Sigur, Zrinka ; Ježovita, Ana
2011.

Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies in 2009 and 2010 in the Republic of Croatia

Matković, Teo ; Babić, Zdenko ; Vuga, Annamaria
2011.

European Social Welfare State Models- Implications for Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Babić, Zdenko
2011.
'Socijalni rad i borba protiv siromaštva i socijalne isključenosti-profesionalna usmjerenost zaštiti i promicanju ljudskih prava'

Analysis of economic and social policie measures designed for the development of islands

Babić, Zdenko ; Juras Mirna
2011.
Ekonomska politika Hrvatske u 2012.godini. 19 tradicionalno savjetovanje hrvatskog društva ekonomista.

Croatian social expenditure in European context.

Babić, Zdenko
2010.
Postignuća i izazovi kombinirane socijalne politike u Zagrebu - treći dio

Social Security Expenditure in Croatia – Comparison with the EU Countries

Babić, Zdenko
2010.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

European Social Welfare State Models- Implications for Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Babić, Zdenko
2010.
'Socijalni rad i borba protiv siromaštva i socijalne isključenosti-profesionalna usmjerenost zaštiti i promicanju ljudskih prava'

Long-run Growth, Social Institutions and Living Standard. Neri Salvadori and Arrigo Opocher (ed.)

Babić, Zdenko
2010.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

The position of persons with disabilities in the Croatian labor market.

Babić, Zdenko ; Leutar, Zdravka
2010.
Socijalna ekologija

Redistributive effects of social transfers in Croatia

Babić, Zdenko
2009.
Europeanization, development of Croatian social model and social cohesion

Business Ethics

Babić, Zdenko ; Ćorić, Gordana ; Račić, Domagoj
2008.

Survey of the Croatian Labour Market

Bićanić, Ivo ; Babić, Zdenko
2008.

Slowdown in the second quarter?

Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić Iva ; Mervar, Andrea ; Nestić, Danijel ; Pavuna, Dinko, Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Smilaj, Dragica, Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2008.
Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška.
2008.
Croatian economic outlook quarterly

Social Assistance as a Policy Instrument towrds the Poor in Croatia

Babić Zdenko
2008.
Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika

Social Challenges for Economic Policy

Babić, Zdenko ; Cota, Boris
2008.
Ekonomska politika Hrvatske u 2009.

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2008.
Croatian economic outlook quarterly

Redistributive Effects Of Social Transfers In The Republic Of Croatia

Babić, Zdenko
2008.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to Projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2008.
Croatian economic outlook quarterly

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2008.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2007.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Social Transfers and the Efficiency of Social Assistance in Croatia

Babić, Zdenko
2007.

EU accession and Croatian rural competitiveness - observations from the ICES Sarajevo 2006

Kagin, D. Justin ; Franić, Ramona ; Njavro, Mario ; Babić, Zdenko
2007.
42. hrvatski i 2. međunarodni simpozij agronoma

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2007.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2007.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2007.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Social Protection and Social Inclusion in Croatia

Jurlina Alibegović, Dubravka ; Mastilica, Miroslav ; Nestić, Danijel ; Stubbs, Paul ; Babić, Zdenko i Vončina, Luka
2006.

Structural Changes in Tertiary Education and Impacts on the Labour Market

Babić, Zdenko ; Matković, Teo ; Šošić, Vedran
2006.
Privredna Kretanja i Ekonomska Politika

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2006.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

EU Accession and Croatian Rural Competitiveness

Franić, Ramona ; Njavro, Mario ; Babić, Zdenko ; Kagin, Justin
2006.
From Transition to Sustainable Development: The Path to European Integration.

Social Justice and Market Efficiency - Theoretical Concepts and the Role of the State

Babić, Zdenko
2006.
Ekonomski pregled

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainites and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2006.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Croatian competitiveness barometer 2005-2006 - part II

Aralica, Zoran ; Babić, Zdenko ; Botrić, Valerija ; Budak, Jelena ; Cvijanović, Vladimir ; Rašić Bakarić, Ivana ; Rajh, Edo ; Cerovac, Saša
2006.

Recent developments ; Policy asumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška.
2006.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Recent developments ; Policy assumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra ; Vizek, Maruška
2006.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Optimisation of the school network in Croatia

Rakić, Vini ; Pastuović, Nikola ; Babić, Zdenko ; Baranović, Branislava ; Bratranek, Neven ; Račić, Domagoj ; Gabršček, Sergej
2005.

Participation Rates and Investment in Education in Croatia

Babić, Zdenko
2005.
Croatian Economic Survey

Recent developments ; Policy asumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Čenić, Maruška ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra
2005.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Recent developments ; Policy asumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Botrić, Valerija ; Čenić, Maruška ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra
2005.
Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly

Recent developments ; Policy asumptions and projections summary ; Uncertainties and risks to projections

Mervar, Andrea ; Babić, Zdenko ; Botrić, Valerija ; Čondić-Jurkić, Iva ; Čenić, Maruška ; Nestić, Danijel ; Slijepčević, Sunčana ; Švaljek, Sandra
2005.
Croatian economic outlook quarterly

A study on financing of vocational education and training

Babić, Zdenko ; Račić, Domagoj ; Marić, Zdravko
2004.

Participation Rates and Investment in Education in Croatia

Babić, Zdenko
2004.
Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika

Participation Rates and Investment in Education in Croatia

Babić Zdenko
2004.
Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika

Segmentation of the labour market and the employee rights in Croatia

Račić, Domagoj ; Babić, Zdenko ; Podrug, Najla
2004.
From Transition to Development: Globalisation and Political Economy of Development in Transition Economies

Labour market in the Republic of Croatia and active labour market policies

Babić, Zdenko
2004.

The role of active labour market policies in the Republic of Croatia

Babić, Zdenko
2003.
Financijska teorija i praksa

Segmentation of the Labour Market and the Protection of Employee Rights in Croatia

Račić, Domagoj ; Babić, Zdenko ; Podrug, Najla
2003.
ICES 2003 - Second International Conference of the Faculty of Economics in Sarajevo

Ethics and Economics: Questioning Relations

Babić, Zdenko
2002.
Ekonomski pregled

"Aghion, Philippe ; Williamson, Jeffrey G.: Growth, Inequality and Globalization - Theory, History and Policy"

Babić, Zdenko
2001.
Ekonomski pregled