Dr Darko Vukovic graduated in 2005. at the Faculty of Economics in University of Belgrade, department of economics analyses and politics. At the same faculty he obtained magisterium degree on the course of Governing the State in the Markets economy. During the postgraduate studies he defended two assignments: IS-LM model from Hicks to Krugman and The gray economy in Serbia and recommendations for its legalization. Exams from the syllabi he passed an average score of 9.89. Magisterium thesis entitled: Micro risks of appropriability in Serbia: the institutional aspect, He defended in December 2009.
In 2007, He also attended specialized program in the field of Human Resource Management, Wirtschafts Universitat Wien - classes: Bucharest, Belgrade, Zagreb, Budapest, Vienna, Bratislava, and Prague, where he obtained a diploma from this summer university in the field of human resource management in multinational companies.
In 2013, He completed doctoral dissertation at University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Economics, scientific area – economics and finance, titled: Model of regional competitiveness: theoretical-methodological analysis and possibilities of application in Serbia.
His professional interests are: regional economy, spatial economics, economic geography, regional geography, institutional economics, macroeconomics, international economy and investment.
Teaching and research activities
Since 2008 up to today, dr Darko Vukovic works at Geographical Institute "Jovan Cvijic" of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, at position professor associate in the department of regional economics and economic geography.