Transition 2022
INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE


IN-PERSON and ONLINE
September 22nd - 23rd 2022
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Abstracts due by: June 30th  2022
Abstract acceptance notification: July 14th  2022
Full papers due by: October 30th 2022
Authors/presenters registration deadline on August 12th 2022
Program of the conference finalized: August 15th 2022


Faculty of Law and Business Studies at Catholic Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia is organizing a two day conference to bring together the thoughts and analyses of scholars to address the development, performance and challenges of transition economies.

The themes of the conference are:

  • Still systemic change, transformation or a backslide transition?
  • Transition ex-post: not an uniform path?
  • Economic freedom, property rights and the rule of law, forgotten guidelines?
  • Economic roots of populism in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Who pulls the strings in the political economy of transition economies: the state, parallel networks, or mafia?
  • “Sustainability” – any substance or relevance for transition economies.
  • Tax policy and its effects in transition economies.
  • Entrepreneurship development in transition economies: the story of increasing divergence
  • The economics of energy and political constraints.
  • The role of global value chains in transition economies.
  • Population and migration policies in transition economies.
  • Illegal migration and individual property rights.
  • Return of state terror and its economic aspects: Belarus and beyond.
  • COVID-19 policies and aftermath.

Conference Programme Committee:

  • Péter Ákos Bod; (Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary)
  • Philip Booth; (Professor, St. Mary’s University, London, UK)
  • Anže Burger; (Associate Professor, Faculty for Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Martina Basarac Sertić; (Research Associate, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Economic Research Division, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Alexander Chepurenko; (Distinguished Professor, Head of the School of Sociology, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)
  • Gorazd Justinek; (Associate Professor, Faculty of Government and European Studies, New University, Slovenia)
  • Silvana Malle; (Emeritus Professor, Department of Economic Science, Verona University Santa Marta, Centre for International Studies, Italy)
  • Tomasz Mickiewicz; (Professor, Aston Business School, UK)
  • Rado Pezdir; (Senior Lecturer, International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia)
  • Abel Polese; (Senior Research Fellow, School of Governance, Law and Society, Tallinn University, Estonia & Senior Research Fellow, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University, Republic of Ireland)
  • Krassen Stanchev; (Professor, Sofia University, Bulgaria)
  • Mitja Steinbacher; (Dean, FPV – Faculty of Law and Business Studies, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Ružica Šimić Banović; (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Zagreb University, Croatia)
  • Vlatka Škokić; (Associate Professor, University of Split, Faculty of Economics, Split, Croatia & Visiting Research Fellow, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK)
  • Janez Šušteršič; (Professor, International School For Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia)
  • Zoran Vaupot; ( Associate Professor , FPV – Faculty of Law and Business Studies, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Valentina Vučković; (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia)


Important Dates

  • Abstracts due by:
    June 30th, 2022
  • Full papers due by:
    October 30th, 2022
  • Program of the conference finalized:
    August 15th, 2022