Slovenia, Ljubljana

Metka STARE, PhD, Research Professor

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Center of International Relations

Adviser at the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and  Development, Ljubljana (part time)

RESER President 2008-2012.

Metka Stare

Guide Fields

  • Innovation and services, innovation policy
  • Private and public services growth in transition economies
  • Internationalisation of services
  • ICT implementation and service firms productivity
  • Regulation and barriers to competition in services

International Research Projects

  • FP7- SIMPATIC, Social Impact Policy Analysis of Technological Innovation Challenges, 2012-2015.
  • FP7-SERVPPIN, »The Contribution of Public and Private Services to European Growth and Welfare, and the Role of Public –Private Innovation Networks«, 2008-2011.
  • EC/JRC-ICEG, Factors and Impacts in the Information Society- A Prospective Analysis in the Candidate Countries, 2003-2004.
  • PHARE/ACE: EU-integration driven investment networking: Outward foreign direct investment of candidate countries, 2001-2002.
  • EU, DG Enterprise, INNO-99-02: Innovation Policy in the Six Applicant Countries, 2000-2001.

Consultancy experience

Selected references

  • Stare, M., Silva e Meirelles, D., Santos, A. M. (2012), Tapping the innovation potential of knowledge intensive services in emerging economies. International Journal of Service technology Management, vol. 18, no. 3/4, pp. 204-223.
  • Di Meglio, G., Stare, M., Jaklič, A. (2012), Explanation for public and private service growth in the enlarged EU. Service Industries Journal, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 503-514.
  • Bučar, M., Rojec, M., Stare, M. (2012), Backward FDI linkages as a channel for transferring technology and building innovation capability : the case of Slovenia. Hveem, H., Knutsen, C. H. (eds.). Governance and knowledge : the politics of foreign investment, technology and ideas, (Routledge/GARNET series, Europe in the world, 18). London; New York: Routledge, pp. 218-237.
  • Stare, M. (2012), Slovenia. In  Kuusisto, J. (ed.). Service innovation policy benchmarking : synthesis of results and 15 country reports : final report of Task Force 6. Helsinki: Tekes.
  • Stare, M., and Jaklic A. (2011), Towards explaining growth of private and public services in the emerging market economies, Amfiteatru econ., June 2011, vol. 13, no. 30, pp. 581-598.
  • Daniels, P. W., Rubalcaba, L., Stare, M., Bryson, J. R.(2011), How many Europes? : varieties of capitalism, divergence and convergence and the transformation of the European services landscape. Tijdschr. econ. soc. geogr., vol. 102, no. 2, pp. 146-161.
  • Burger, A., Stare, M. (2010). Public and private services transformation in the CEEC, Service Industries Journal, 2010, vol. 30, no. 3/4, pp. 479-496.
  • Stare, M., Jaklic, A. and Burger, A. (2010). Catching up and determinants of services growth in new member states, (Electronic book series CIR analyses). Ljubljana: Faculty of Social Sciences, 2010. ISBN 978-961-235-396-4.
  • LÉO, P.Y., Philippe, J., Monnoyer, M.C., Camacho, J.A., Navarro, J.L. and Stare, M. (2010). -Services et hautes qualifications, un nouveau défi pour le développement des villes moyennes, together with Économies et sociétés, Série Économie et gestion des services, fév. 2010, no. 11, pp. 139-172.
  • Stare, M., Rubalcaba, L. (2009). International Outsourcing of Services - What Role for Central and East European Countries? Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 31-46.
  • Stare, M., Bucar, M. (2009).Toward services - inclusive innovation policy in the new member states, together with, Soc. moksl., 2009, no. 1(63), pp. 7-14.
  • Bucar, M., Rojec, M. And Stare, M. (2009). Backward FDI linkages as a channel for transferring technology and building innovation capability: the case of Slovenia, together with European Journal of Development Research, 2009, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 137-153.
  • Stare, M., Rubalcaba, L., (2008). Research on services : from exploring the "residual" to services science. In: STAUSS, Bernd (ed.). Services science: fundamentals, challenges and future developments. Berlin: Springer, pp. 71-78.
  • Stare, M., Jaklic, A. (2008). Transition, regulation and trade in services. Service Industries Journal, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 277 – 290.
  • BUCAR, Maja, STARE, Metka, 2007, From quantity to quality: critical assessment of Slovenia's potential for knowledge-based growth. PIECH, K., RADOSEVIC, S. (eds.). The knowledge-based economy in Central and Eastern Europe: countries and industries in a process of change. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 239-255.
  • STARE, Metka, RUBALCABA, Luis, 2007. Research on services : from exploring the "residual" to services science. In: STAUSS, Bernd (ed.). Services science : fundamentals, challenges and future developments. Berlin: Springer, pp. 71-78.
  • STARE, Metka, 2007, Service Development in Transition Economies: Achievements and Missing Links, in J. Bryson, P. Daniels (eds.). The Handbook of Service Industries, Edward Elgar.
  • STARE, Metka, 2005, TRADE IN SERVICES OR SERVICES IN TRADE: Towards better understanding, CIR Working Paper No.1, Faculty of Social Sciences.
  • STARE, Metka, 2005, Regional Landscape of Services in Candidate Countries, Service Industries Journal, Vol. 25, No.4, pp. 477-491.
  • STARE, Metka, BUCAR, Maja (eds.), 2005, Ucinki informacijsko-komunikacijskih tehnologij (The Effects of Information-Communication Technologies). Ljubljana: Zalozba FDV.
  • STARE, Metka, Kmet-Zupancic, Rotija, Bucar, Maja, 2004, Slovenia- on the way to the information society, Ljubljana: Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development.
  • STARE, Metka, 2003, The Scope of E-commerce in Central and Eastern European Countries Services Trade, Service Industries Journal, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 27-42.
  • STARE, Metka, 2003, Service sector outward foreign direct investment: exploiting the advantages in the region. In Svetlicic, M., Rojec, M. (eds.), Facilitating transition by internationalization : outward direct investment from Central European economies in transition, Burlington (VT); Hants: Ashgate, 2003, pp. 77-89.
  • BUCAR, Maja, STARE, Metka, 2003, Inovacijska politika male tranzicijske drzave (Inovation Policy of Small Transition Economy), Knjizna zbirka Pravo in gospodarstvo, Ljubljana: Fakulteta za druzbene vede.
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