Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Hazbo Skoko

 Hazbo Skoko

BSc (Hon) Montenegro, MSC (Econ) Belgrade, MCM Lincoln, Dr of Sc Belgrade

I am lecturing in economics and finance at School of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst.

Before joining the School I was employed as the Senior Research Officer with the Western Research Institute Ltd. Bathurst. I have also held commercial, research and teaching positions in Montenegro, Serbia, Germany, Sweden, New Zealand, Austria, France, and now Australia. In addition I've held/hold Visiting Fellow positions at Juraj Dobrila University, Pula, Croatia, Joanneum University, Graz, Austria, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia and University of Montenegro. I have published a number of articles and four books - ICT adoption models in Australian and Yugoslav SMEs Information or Quantum Economics, Beyond the Ordinary Welfare Economics and Theory of parallel import and its protection.

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Teaching Responsibilities

Undergraduate
  • ECO210 Labour Economics
  • FIN221 Investments
  • FIN340 International Finance
Postgraduate
  • FIN518 International Financial Management

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Research Focus

  • IIT Management
  • Complex Systems Theory and its application
  • Information Economics
  • Parallel Imports
  • Economics of Intellectual Property Rights

Research Project Supervision

Areas of RHD Supervision Expertise
  • IT Management
  • Complex Systems Theory and its application
  • Information Economics

Grants and Awards

  • 2004 CSU - Faculty of Commerce: Asia-Pacific Research Grant - $5,000.
  • 2004 CSU - Visiting Professorship Scheme on behalf of Prof Soumitra Sharma - $5,000.
  • 2004 The French Government's Grant - to visit ESSEC Paris and to establish a research project team in regard of ICT adoption models of SMEs in France. $3,000.

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Professional Responsibilities

Visiting Professor in Economics, Finance, International Business and Information Economics at:

  • Joanneum University, Graz, Austria
  • ESSEC Paris, France
  • University of Rijeka, Faculty of Economics and Tourism, Pula, Croatia
  • University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics, Maribor, Slovenia
  • European Business Academy, Maribor, Slovenia
  • University of Montenegro Faculty of Economics, Podgorica, Montenegro.

Member of the Experts Panel for the EU Framework 7, Marie Curie Programme for the Initial Training Networks (ITNs) activity evaluation, Economic, Social and Human Sciences (ECO-SOC) , DG Research, Brussels.

Member of Editorial Board of International Journals:

  • Economics Research Faculty of Economics and Tourism Pula, Croatia
  • Managing Global Transitions ISSN 1581-6311
  • Management Faculty of Management, University Primorska, Koper, Slovenia.

Advisory Board Member (Economics) of Scientific Journals International, ISSN 1556-6757.

Reviewer for the Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, Zagreb, Croatia.

Invited Keynote Guest Speaker at SimOrg IX International Symposium 'Management - Key Factors of Successes', Zlatibor, SCG, 6.6.-10.6.2004.

Invited Guest Speaker to the Post Graduate Programme on SMEs, at Faculty of Organisational Science, University of Belgrade 25.02.2004.

Invited Guest Speaker at Faculty of Organisational Science, University of Belgrade, Working Presentation Series 19.04.2004.

Invited Guest Speaker at "Global Perspectives on School Leadership" Summer School, Uppsala University, Sweden, 21-26. July 1996.

Member of the Organising Committee and Reviewer for the 3rd International Conference 'Entrepreneurship and Macroeconomic Management' April 28 - 30, 2005 Pula, Croatia.

Member of the Organising Committee and Reviewer for the SimOrg, IX International Symposium "Management - Key Factors of Successes", Zlatibor, SCG 6.6.-10.06.2004.

Programme Manager for International Cooperation with Universities in Belgrade, Austria, Montenegro, Slovenia, and Croatia (The Balkan Initiative).

Charles Sturt University Liaison Officer for the Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology Cooperation - France (FEAST - France).

Member of the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences Higher Degree Examination Committee.

External Examiner of professional doctorate theses.

DBA and PhD degrees Supervisor and an Associate Supervisor.

Honours thesis external Supervisor for the Faculty of Economics and Tourism Pula, Croatia.

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Selected Publications

Books
  • Skoko, H. (2008). Supplementary material test bank for macroeconomics, by Bernanke, B., et al, MacGraw-Hill, Sydney, 2nd edition.
  • Skoko, H., & Ceric, A. (2008). Theory and applications of the systemic approach, Zaduzbina Andrejevic, Belgrade (in press).
  • Skoko, H., & Skare, M. (2008). Microeconomics Principles. FET Pula and Mikrorad, Zagreb, Croatia. (in press).
  • Skare, M., & Skoko, H. (2007). Beyond the ordinal welfare economics. FET Pula and Mikrorad, Zagreb, Croatia. ISBN: 978-953-7498-01-6
  • Skoko, H. (2006). Information or quantum economics: Essays. Zaduzbina Andrejevic, Belgrade, ISSN 1450-801X134; ISBN:86-7244-597-X.
  • Skoko, H. (2005). Theory of parallel import and its protection. Zaduzbina Andrejevic, Belgrade, ISSN 1450-801X;123; ISBN 86-7244-485-X.
  • Skoko, H. (2004).ICT Adoption Models in Australian and Yugoslav SMEs, (Modeli Usvajanja ICT u Australijskim i Jugoslovenskim MSP), Zaduzbina Andrejevic, Belgrade, 2004, ISSN 1450-801X; 90 ; ISBN 86-7244-416-7.

Journal articles

  • Skoko, H., Skoko, B-K, Skare, M., & Ceric, A. (2006).ICT adoption models of Australian and Croatian SMEs, Managing Global Transitions, 4(1), - Spring, 25-40. - ISSN 1581-6311.
  • Ceric, A. Skare, M., & Skoko, H. (2006). Dynamics of "invisible hand" and information economics. Ekonomska istra??ivanja, (Economic Research) 19(1), 17-22. UDK: 338, ISSN: 1331-677X.
  • Walker, G., & Skoko, H. (2005). Macro policy and its implications for SME development: The Australian experience. Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business (ZIREB), VIII(1), May, 35-54. Zagreb, Croatia. ISSN 1331-5609.
  • Skoko, H., & Skoko, B.K. (2004). Quant mechanics as the source of information economics. InfoM, 10/2004, 4-8. ISSN 1451-4397 UDC 659.25.
  • Williams E. L., & Skoko. H. (1996). Advertising education: An analysis. International Studies in Educational Administration, 24(2), 53-62.
Refereed Conference Papers
  • Skoko, H., Ceric, A. Chun-yan, H., & Tien, D. (2008). ICT adoption models in Chinese SMEs. 5th International Conference on Information Technology & Applications (ICITA) Cairns, QLD, 23-26. June 2008.
  • Skoko, H., Ceric, A., & Tien, D. (2007). Empirical evaluation of ICT adoption in Australian SMEs. 4th International Conference on Information Technology & Applications (ICITA) Harbin, Chine, 15-18. January 2007.
  • Skoko, H. Ceric, A., & Buerki, L.(2006). Empirical evaluation of ICT adoption in Australian SMEs: Systemic approach , Global Conference on Emergent Business Phenomena in the Digital Economy ICEB + eBRF 2006 November 28 - December 2. Tampere, Finland. ISSN 1796-6434, ISBN 952-15-1680-1 (TUT) 951-44-6785-X (UTA).
  • Skoko, H. (2006). Parallel imports: Theory and practice. UTCC International Conference in Business 2006: Revolution for the New Era Competition, Hosted by University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) December 7-8, 2006 Shangri-la Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Skoko, H., & Skoko-Krivokapic, B. (2005). Theory and practice of parallel imports: An essay. Managing the Process of Globalisation in New and Upcoming EU Members, 6th International Conference of the Faculty of Management Koper, University of Primorska, 24-26 November 2005, Portoroz, Slovenia.
  • Skoko, H., & Skoko-Krivokapic, B. (2005). ICT Adoption policy of Australian SMEs enterprises. Contemporary Tendencies and Policies in Structural Changes in the Economy, International Conference in Ohrid, Macedonia, 17-18 November 2005. ISBN 9989-113-64-5.
  • Walker, G., & Skoko, H. (2005). Macro policy and its implications for SME development. 3rd International Conference Entrepreneurship and Macroeconomic Management, April 28 - 30, 2005, Pula, Croatia. ISBN 953-7144-00-3.
  • Skare, M., & Skoko, H. (2005). Design and implementation of local development strategies in Central, East and South-East Europe - The case of Istrian County. 3rd International Conference Entrepreneurship and Macroeconomic Management, April 28 - 30, 2005, Pula, Croatia. ISBN 953-7144-01-1.
  • Skoko, H., Skoko, B-K, Skare, M., & Ceric, A. (2004). ICT adoption policy of Australian and Croatian SMEs., 5th International Conference of the Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia. 18-20 November 2004. ISBN 961-6486-71-3.
  • Skoko, H, & K-Skoko, B. (2004). Quant mechanics as a source of information economics. SimOrg, IX International Symposium "Management - Key Factors of Successes, Zlatibor, 06.06.-10.06. 2004. Invited Guest Speaker Presentation.
  • Krivokapic-Skoko, B. & Skoko, H. (2004). ICT adoption policy of Australian and YugoslavSMEs. SimOrg, IX International Symposium "Management - Key Factors of Successes, Zlatibor, 06.06.-10.06. 2004.
  • Skoko, H., M.J-Levi, Jovanovi, M., & Krivokapic, B. (2002). Information economics research. Paper presented and published (ISBN: 1-86467-114-9) in the ICITA 2002 Conference Proceedings held in Bathurst 25-28 November 2002.
  • Skoko, H., & Jovanovic, Mica. (2001). Foundations of information economics and the network societies. International Symposium of Economics of E-Commerce and Networking Decisions, 6-7 July 2001 Monash University Caulfield, Melbourne.

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