A Joint Programme of Friedrich Schiller University and the Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena
Ljubica Nedelkoska

No black box is dark inside


DFG Research Training Program „The Economics of Innovative Change“
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Research associate

Center for International Development
Harvard University

Fields of research interest

  • Human capital
  • Technological change
  • Structural transformation

Publications and working papers

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Qualifications:

  • PhD in Economics, Friedrich Schiller University, Germany 2010
  • MA in Public Administration, Appalachian State University, North Carolina 2006
  • BA in Economics, St. Kliment Ohridski University, R.Macedonia 2004


  • DFG doctoral scholarship at the Research Training Group “The Economics of Innovative Change”, 2007-2010
  • Out-of-State tuition remission scholarship, State of North Carolina, 2004-2006
  • Diversity Fellow scholarship, Appalachian State University, 2005
  • Undergraduate and graduate scholarship based on high GPA, State of R.Macedonia, 2000-2006
  • Diversity scholarship, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark, 2002

Previous Positions:

  • Graduate Assistant at the Appalachian State University, North Carolina, 2004-2006
  • Intern at the Greenwood County Economic Partnership Alliance, South Carolina, 2006
  • Intern at the Small Business and Technology Development Center, Boone, North Carolina, 2005