Igor Matutinović, Ph.D. - Zagreb School of Economics and Management

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Igor Matutinović, Ph.D.

He graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Trade in Zagreb in 1980. In 1994 he earned his Master in Science at the Faculty of Economics, where he obtained his doctorate in 1999. He obtained his professional education at the University of British Columbia in Canada in 1998. Currently, he is the director of the Center for GfK Market Research, the Croatian branch of a multinational group based in GfK Nϋrnberg.

In addition to his business career, he is engaged in scientific research in the field of environment and development and the application of complexity theory to the analysis of economic systems and business cycles. In these areas, he published a number of scientific and technical papers in Croatia and abroad. In addition to teaching at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management, he teaches at the College of Sustainability and Environment, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Zagreb. He is an active participant in scientific conferences in Croatia and abroad, including the regular and the “Advanced Research Workshop on Energy” within the NATO program “Science for Peace and Security.”


2012. The prospects of transition to sustainability from the perspective of environmental values and behaviours in the EU 27 and globally. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, DOI:10.1080/13504509.2012.738435

Igor Matutinović: “Oil at 150$ – the tipping point for changing course?” Futures 43 (2011) 1129–1141.

2010. Economic Complexity and Markets. Journal of Economic Issues, Vol XLIV, No.1: 31-52., Autor: Igor Matutinović

2009. Oil and the Political Economy of Energy. Energy Policy 37 (2009) 4251–4258., Autor: Igor Matutinović


2012. Ekonomski rast i održivost u Hrvatskoj – nespojive alternative ili…? Agenda -magazine of Heinrich Böll Stiftung for South-Eastern Europe, no 8/12:14-16.

2012. De-growth – can Croatia afford less work and less consumption? Green European Journal Volume 3, greeneuropeanjournal.eu

2010. Energy security and the social use of energy. In Eds. F. Barbir and S. Ulgiati, “Energy Options Impact on Regional Security”. New York: Springer Publishing.

2009. Economic Globalization and its Constraints. In Eds. Harold V. Baines and James R. Ursah, Globalization: Understanding, Management  and Effect. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

2008. Lifestyles, Energy, and Sustainability: The Exploration of Constraints. In Eds. F. Barbir and S. Ulgiati, “Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption: Benefits, Strategies and Environmental Costing”. New York: Springer Publishing.

2008. Five Global Treats: the Challenges and Solutions. In “Advances in Energy Studies: Towards a holistic approach based on science and humanity, Eds. Ulgiati S. and Shnitzer H., Graz: Graz University of Technology,575-581.

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