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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 entrepreneurship, firm-level innovation activities and the impact of ICT use. In the field of public policy analysis, her interests include industrial policy, specifically innovation 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: a Horizon 2020 project “ISIGrowth” (Innovation-fuelled, Sustainable, Inclusive Growth); and the ESSLait project (ESSnet on linking of micro-data to Analyze ICT Impact, assessing economic impact of ICT).
Selected Research and Consulting Activities
  • Patricia Kotnik, Mustafa Erdem Sakinç
    The impact of acquisitions on growth of European high tech entrepreneurial firms
  • ISIGrowth Working Paper, 37/2018 (Working paper)
  • KOTNIK, Patricia, HAGSTEN, Eva
    ICT use as a determinant of export activity in manufacturing and service firms : multi-country evidence
  • Zbornik Radova Ekonomskog Fakulteta u Rijeci - Proceedings of Rijeka Faculty of Economics, 2018, vol. 36, no. 1, str. 103-128 (Articles with review in journals)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Full Bibliography of Published Articles (COBISS)
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