Mr. Vasiljević joined the World Bank in 2010 as an Economist. Since 2012, he has moved to Private Sector Development. He covers areas such as competitiveness, SME development, innovation and state owned enterprises. He led, co-led or participated in several lending operations, including State Owned Enterprise Reform Development Policy Loan programmatic series, Competitiveness and Jobs project, Serbia Accelerating Innovation and Growth Entrepreneurship Project, Serbia Investment and Export Promotion, Western Balkans Trade and Transport Facilitation, etc. He contributed to a number of analytical pieces, including Rebalancing Serbia’s Economy (lead author), Serbia Country Economic Memorandum, etc. His work focuses primarily on Serbia, but he has been involved in projects in other countries of the region, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.
Before joining the World Bank, Mr. Vasiljević was a Researcher at the Center for Advanced Economic Studies, from 2005 to 2010, covering mostly macroeconomic policy issues. Prior to that, he worked as a consultant for the IFC/SEED.
Mr. Vasiljević holds a Master of Quantitative Finance degree from the University of Belgrade’s School of Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Belgrade’s School of Electrical Engineering.