Director, Trade, Investment and innovation Division, United Nations ESCAP
Mia Mikic is Director, Trade, Investment and innovation Division in United Nations ESCAP. She also coordinates the Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an open network of research and academic institutions and think-tanks in the Asia-Pacific region and covering all key means of implementation of the Sustainable development Goals.
Previously, she was Professor of International Economics at the University of Zagreb, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland. She is the author of a number of reports, papers and has edited or co-edited several volumes, most recently with Bruno Jetin, ASEAN Economic Community – A model for Asia-wide regional integration? (2016). She oversees preparation of Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report, a flagship publication in area of trade and investment. Her current work focuses on the impacts of trade liberalization, services trade liberalization, non-tariff protection, frontier technologies use for inclusive future of work, and evidence-based policymaking in trade, investment and innovation. She has a Doctorate in Economics from the University of Zagreb.