Jasminka Ninkovic

Associate Professor of Economics

Jasminka Ninkovic is currently Associate Professor of Economics at Oxford College of Emory University where she teaches Principles and Intermediate courses in Micro and Macroeconomics, International Trade and Statistics courses. She has received her B.S and M.A. degrees from the University of Belgrade. Among other publications, she co-authored the book Effective Protection and Competitiveness of the Yugoslav Economy. Her PhD thesis on the Determinants of International Flows – an Analysis of Foreign Direct investment and Export was defended at Emory University in Atlanta and published as a book with the same title. Ninkovic’s research interests are in international economics, foreign direct investment, emerging economies as well as scholarship of teaching and learning with an emphasis on pedagogies of engagement and discovery. Most recent publication “Does Textbook Choice Affect Learning in Macroeconomics Courses?” is published in the Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research . She is an active member and conference participant of numerous professional associations such as: AEA (American Economic Association), TBLC (Team Based Learning Cooperative) and ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies).


BS| Belgrade University, Belgrade| 1982

MS| Belgrade University, Belgrade| 1992

MA| Emory Unversity, Atlanta| 2007

Ph.D.| Emory University, Atlanta| 2007

Courses Taught

Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Interemdiate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Intro to International Trade and Finance, Statistics for Economists


"Determinants of International Flows - An Analysis of Foreign Direct Investment and Export", VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller, 2008.

Research Interests

International economics, transition economies, foreign direct investment, scholarship of teaching and learning.