A single authored paper titled “Can „winner-takes-most“ dynamics of regional economic integration be avoided in the Western Balkans? Lessons on resourcefulness from smaller economic agents” won the runner-up award at the LSEE-CEFTA Paper Competition 2021, organised by the London School of Economics and Political Science and the CEFTA Secretariat.

The working paper was subsequently published in April 2022 in the series “LSEE-CEFTA Research Papers on International Trade”. A freely downloadable version of the paper can be accessed at the following webpage:

A follow-up policy paper titled “What Is the Role of Small and Medium Enterprises in the “Open Balkans” Initiative?”, was published in issue 68 of the professional magazine Quarterly Monitor of Economic Trends and Policies in Serbia in June 2022, in both English and Serbian languages. The policy paper can be accessed at:

A peer-reviewed and edited version of this award-winning paper, under the title “How regional integration agreements can foster inclusive growth: Lessons from exporting SMEs in the Western Balkans”, was published in the October-December 2022 issue of the open access journal Economic Annals and can be accessed at the following link:

An article titled “Reconfiguring FDI-led growth: SMEs as emerging stakeholders in an advanced peripheral export-led growth model”, co-authored with Kori Udovički (Center for Advanced Economic Studies, Belgrade) and Pavle Medić (Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade) is currently under review in the journal Competition & Change as part of a Special Issue project titled “Development Laboratories? The Politics of Growth, Stagnation and Upgrading in Advanced Peripheral Economies”, edited by Fabio Bulfone (Leiden University), Arianna Tassinari (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies) and Aldo Madariaga (Diego Portales University Santiago).

An article “Firm-centred, multi-level approaches to overcoming semi-peripheral constraints”, co-authored with Kira Gartzou-Katsouyanni, is due to appear in the Special Issue of the journal Studies in Comparative International Development (SCID) during the first half of 2024. The Special Issue is co-edited by Sonja Avlijaš and Kira Gartzou-Katsouyanni.