Nikola Tasić holds MA and PhD in
economics from Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State
University and BS in economics from San José State University. Dr.
Nikola Tasić works as a research associate at the Governance Monitoring
Association and as head of forecasting and macroeconomic modeling at
ekonomija.org. Dr. Tasić has worked as the assistant professor of public
finance and econometrics at the Faculty of State Administration—Belgrade
and as the visiting professor at the Facutly of International Economics,
Belgrade, Serbia. Prior to that, he has worked as the senior
economist at the National Bank of Serbia and as the research associate
in the Fiscal Research Center, Atlanta, USA. Dr. Tasić also has
experience as the consultant in the private sector. He has published in
the Journal of Comparative Economics, Eastern European Economics, and
numerous local journals. His research interests are international
finance and applied econometrics.
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The Determinants of Long-Term Credit across Countries
(with Neven Valev).
External Finance, and Growth in 173 Countries (with Neven Valev).
Fear of Commitment: Weak Institutions and the Prevalence of Short-term International Capital
(with Neven Valev and Tamara Bašić Vasiljev).
Funding for the Long Run: Liquidity Transformation, Cost of Banking, and Economic Growth
(with Neven Valev).
Political Determination of
Intergovernmental Transfers: Evidence from a Transition Country.
Let's Tax the Monopoly.
Publications in English
The provision of long-term financing in the transition economies
(with Neven Valev), Journal of Comparative Economics,
June 2010, 38 (2): 160-172.
Food Price Convergence and Trade in the Balkans,
Eastern European Economics,
March-April 2007, 45(2): 6-22.
Dinar, Balkanico or Euro: A VAR Analysis of Optimum Currency Area
(with Vladimir Vučković), Proceedings: 7th International Scientific Conference Dealing with the
Global Economic Crisis by Companies and Economies,
November 2009: 345-356.
Maturity Structure of Cross-Border Sources of Finance in Transition
Countries (with Vladimir Vučković), Poslovna politika,
2009, 38 (5-6): 17-20.
The adjustment of Serbian prices: The effects of import prices and
exchange rate, Tržište, novac, kapital, 2009, 42 (3): 67-77.
Monetary Integration in the Region: Mission Impossible and/or Mission
Undesirable? (with Vladimir Vučković), Izazovi evropskih integracija,
July 2009, 6: 4-12.
Monetary Policy and Economic Recovery
(with Miroslav Zdravković
and Boško Živković), book chapter in Banks, Capital Markets, Insurance and Leasing Companies in Serbia,
Economist: Belgrade, 2009.
Perspectives of monetary cooperation in Southeast Europe: Common
currency, fixed exchange rate or status quo (with Vladimir Vučković),
Tržište, novac, kapital,
2009, 42 (2): 31-43.
Long-run Exchange Rate Sensitivity of Serbian Exports and Imports
(with Miroslav Zdravković), Makroekonomske Analize i Trendovi,
Interest Rate Transmission in a Dollarized Economy: the Case of Serbia
(with Milan Aleksić, Ljiljana Djurdjević, and Mirjana Palić),
National Bank of Serbia Working Paper
15, ISBN: 978-86-85277-11-5,
Efficiency of Reserve Requirements as a Monetary Policy Instrument
(with Mirjana Palić), Bankarstvo,
2008, 37(7-8): 28-41.
Consumption Dynamics in Serbia: What Causes
and What Reduces Poverty? (with Milan Aleksić),
Revenue Sources of State and Local Governments,
Fiscal Research Center Report 165,
Economic Impact of the Commercial Music Industry in Atlanta and the
State of Georgia: New Estimates (with Sally Wallace), Fiscal Research Center Report
Forecasting Pre-K Enrollment in Georgia Counties
(with Sally Wallace), Fiscal Research Center Report 152,