“Coronavirus poses a much greater threat to the economy than the 2008 financial crisis”

Professor Jože P Damijan

Jože P Damijan is a full professor at the University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business, and a visiting professor at the University of Leuven, Belgium. His research interests and teaching cover international economics and trade policy, globalisation, FDI, innovation, firm performance, labour markets, corporate governance, corruption and development. Over the last 10 years, he has published more than 30 peer-reviewed academic papers, served as the Vice President of the Council of Economic Advisors to the Prime Minister of Slovenia, President of a Board of Reforms and Minister for Growth in the Slovenian government. Since 2008, he has been a special economic advisor to various ministries of the Slovenian government and to the parliament on various economic policy issues.