Wentworth Institute of Technology, USA
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor, Wentworth Institute of Technology, USA
Transition economics, international development, applied microeconomics
Assistant Teaching Professor, Northeastern University, Department of Economics, USA; Visiting research fellowship, London School of Economics; Assistant Professor, Belgrade University, Faculty of Economics
PhD Economics, Nottingham University, 2011
"Pre-crisis reforms, austerity measures and the public-private wage gap in two emerging economies." Economic Systems 41:2 (2017): 248–265 (with I. Tomić and I. Rubil).
"The effect of large-scale privatization on public sector pay gap in a transition economy.” Economics of Transition 22:4 (2014): 759–781.
"What has twenty years of public–private pay gap literature told us? Eastern European transitioning vs. developed economies.” Journal of Economic Surveys 28:3 (2014): 516–550.
Wage policies in the public sector during wholesale privatization
Does the transition to market economies imply growing wage inequality and, if so, along what dimensions?Jelena Nikolic, October 2017Examining the implications of changes in public sector wage-setting arrangements due to privatization is a relatively new area of economics research, with few studies having analyzed the effects of public sector restructuring on relative wages in developed countries. There is, however, a growing empirical literature that measures the effects of transitioning from central planning to market-based systems on public–private sector wage differentials. Policymakers can learn from this evidence about the ways in which ownership transformation affects the distribution of wages in both the public and private employment sectors.MoreLess