Fields of research
international management of human resources, economic development and unemployment, entrepreneurship, business culture, international business, education, European integration of Serbia, Japanese labor organization,
Current research projects
human resource management in an international context, labor market, Japanese economy and work philosophy, economic diplomacy, sustainable development and human resources
The year of receiving the highest degree of professional qualification 2003.
Mariјana Maksimovic received her doctorate in 2003 at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade. During 2019/2020, she completed postdoctoral international research studies in the field of economic diplomacy at the University for Peace, founded by the United Nations at the European Center for Peace and Development.
Dr. Maksimovic passed the state exam for work in the state administration of the Republic of Serbia иn 1998. The candidate worked at the Institute of Economic Sciences from 2003–2006 years. From October 2006 until today, the candidate has been employed at the Institute of Social Sciences, at the Center for Economic Research and holds the title of research associate.
She worked as a researcher on scientific projects of national importance. In addition, the candidate worked on the drafting of the documents of the Republic Institute for the Development of the Republic of Serbia “Strategy for the development of Serbia until 2010 with a vision until 2020” and “Economic policy for 1998”. She has published three scientific monographs.
Dr. Maksimovic has published many scientific works in the areas of: quality management, international human resource management, economic development and employment, education and human resource management, as well as entrepreneurship and sustainable development. The candidate actively participated in a large number of scientific and professional meetings in the domain of human resources, quality, employment problems in economics.
Membership of professional organisations
Scientific Society of Serbian Economists
Society Economists of Belgrade
Scholarships, fellowships, grants
– 2023. grant for a research project Alternative sources of energy in Serbia? – “yes, but not in my backyard!” within the program Serbia and global challenges: towards fairer and more democratic public policies II, in organization of the Foundation for the Open Society Serbia in partnership with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory;
– 2022. grant for an own Research project Ethics and AI: Ethics and public attitudes towards the use of artificial intelligence within the program Serbia and global challenges: towards fairer and more democratic public policies, in organization of the Foundation for the Open Society Serbia in partnership with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory
Work in education
– 2006, taught by invitation at the specialist studies of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Belgrade
– 2005/2006, taught at the Belgrade Banking Academy
Maksimović, M. (2022) Kovid kapitalizam i tržište rada. Srpska politička misao, 29, 76, 2, 55–74.
Maksimović, M. (2021) Tržišna ekonomija i poslovna kultura: Nemačka i Japan. Beograd: Institut društvenih nauka.
Maksimović, M. T. Cvetićanin, N. V. (2021) Geoekonomija i preduzetništvo tokom pandemije KOVID-19. Sociološki pregled. 55 (3). str. 930–952.
Maksimović, M. (2014) Filozofija rada i upravljanja u Japanu. Beograd: Institut društvenih nauka.
Maksimović, M. (2004) Upravljanje ljudskim resursima u međunarodnom poslovanju. Beograd: Institut ekonomskih nauka.