en EspanolResearch Fellow

Boris Begovic

Boris Begovic is an Adjunct Fellow at the Independent Institute, President of the Center for Liberal-Democratic Studies in Serbia, and Professor of Economics at the School of Law at the University of Belgrade. He received his education at the University in Belgrade, London School of Economic and Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. His field of expertise includes industrial organization, economic analysis of law, economics of regulation/antitrust, economics of public utilities, and urban economics. Dr. Begovic was a chief economic adviser of the Federal Government of Yugoslavia (2000-2002), mainly involved in negotiations with IFIs, WTO accession and foreign trade liberalization, and foreign debt rescheduling. He took an active part in governmental task forces on new legislation on privatization and telecommunications in Serbia. As a consultant he has been involved in numerous national and international consulting projects in various real sector industries, including public utilities, and in the area of institutional reform. He is the author of numerous monographs and other studies including Implementing Reform in Serbia: Lessons from Argentina, Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Serbia: A Political Economy View, and Corruption: Concepts, Types, Causes, and Consequences.