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Patricia Kotnik, PhD

Assistant Professor 

  • Academic Unit for Entrepreneurship (Department Vice Chair)
  • Academic Unit for Economics (Associate Member)
  • Office Hours
  • Wednesday at 15:00 in P-307
Curriculum Vitae
Patricia Kotnik is an Assistant Professor at the FELU. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the FELU. Her main research interests include firm-level innovation activities, entrepreneurship and the impact of ICT use. In the field of public policy analysis, her interests include industrial policy, specifically clusters and entrepreneurship policy. She is a member of a research program group, financed by the Slovenian Research Agency, focusing on competitiveness, innovativeness, efficiency and sustainable development of Slovenian economy. Recently, she has participated in two EU-funded international research projects: the ESSLait project (ESSnet on linking of micro-data to Analyze ICT Impact, assessing economic impact of ICT) and the ClusterCOOP project (Enhancing Framework Conditions for an effective Transnational Cluster Cooperation in Central European Countries). She is currently participating in a Horizon 2020 project “ISIGrowth” (Innovation-fuelled, Sustainable, Inclusive Growth).
Selected Research and Consulting Activities
  • Patricia Kotnik, Mustafa Erdem Sakinç, Alenka Slavec, Dejan Guduraš
    Executive compensation in Europe: Realized gains from stock-based pay
  • ISIGrowth Working Paper, 7/2017 (Working paper)
  • HAGSTEN, Eva, KOTNIK, Patricia
    ICT as facilitator of internationalisation in small- and medium-sized firms
  • Small Business Economics, 2016, 1-16. doi:10.1007/s11187-016-9781-2 (Articles with review in journals)
  • KOTNIK, Patricia, PETRIN, Tea
    Implementing smart specialisation strategy: Evidence-based approach
  • International Review of Administrative Sciences, 2016, vol. 82, no. 4 (Articles with review in journals)
  • KOTNIK, Patricia, STRITAR, Rok
    ICT as the facilitator of entrepreneurial activity: An empirical investigation
  • Amfiteatru Economic, February 2015, vol. 17, no. 38 (Articles with review in journals)
  • KOTNIK, Patricia, KOVAČ, Mitja.
    Horizontal exchange of information - institutional impact on entrepreneurial activity
  • Perspectives of innovations, economics and business, 2012, vol. 12, iss. 3 (Articles with review in journals)
  • STARE, Metka, JAKLIČ, Andreja, KOTNIK, Patricia
    Exploiting ICT potential in service firms in transition economies
  • The Service Industries Journal, April 2006, vol. 26, no. 3 (Articles with review in journals)
  • BURGER, Anže, KOTNIK, Patricia
    Strokovna analiza kot podlaga za Strategijo pametne specializacije
  • Ljubljana: Služba Vlade Republike Slovenije za razvoj in evropsko kohezijsko politiko, 2014 (Expert reports and final research reports)
  • HAGSTEN, Eva, POLDER, Michael, BARTELSMAN, Eric, KOTNIK, Patricia
    The multifaceted nature of ICT : final report of the ESSnet on linking of microdata to analyseICT impact
  • Brussels: Eurostat, 2013 (Expert reports and final research reports)
  • KOTNIK, Patricia
    Analiza sektorjev in R&R dejavnosti za namen identifikacije področij pametne specializacije: projekt Clustrat
  • Ljubljana: Tehnološka agencija Slovenije: =Slovenian Technology Agency, 2013 (Expert reports and final research reports)
  • HAGSTEN, Eva, KOTNIK, Patricia, et al.
    ESSnet on linking of microdata on ICT usage : Eurostat Grant Agreement 50701.2010.001-2010.578 : final report
  • Brussels: Eurostat, 2012 (Expert reports and final research reports)
  • Full Bibliography of Published Articles (COBISS)
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