Safet Kozarevic

Safet Kozarevic

Ph.D., Dr., Associate Professor, Dean of Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Areas of interest: risk management and insurance, actuarial science, game theory, business logistics, operations management and operations research.

Education:

  • 2007-2008 - Fulbright Scholar Project: “Development Possibilities of Risk Management, the Insurance Sector and Actuarial Science in South-East Europe”, Fox School of Business and Management, Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • July 7, 2004 - Doctor of Philosophy, “Generalization of the Model for Conflicts’ Management in Life Insurance”, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla.
  • October 2, 2001 - Master of Science, “The Possibilities of Noncooperative Game Theory Application for Finding of Equilibrium in Competitive Conditions”, Postgraduate Study: Management Strategies - Statistical Analysis in Business, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla. 
  • July 28, 1997 - Bachelor of Science, Management of Business Processes, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla.

Academic experience:

  • April 2010-present – Dean of Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla. 
  • September 2008-April 2010, Vice-Dean of Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla. 
  • July 2009-present - Associate Professor, Department of Decision Making Theory (Quantitative economy), Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla. 2004-July 2009 - Assistant Professor, Department of Decision Making Theory, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla. 
  • 2002-2004 - Senior Teaching Assistant, Department of Decision Making Theory, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla. 
  • 1998-2002 - Teaching Assistant, Quantitative Methods in Decision Making, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla. 
  • 1995-1998 - Student Demonstrator, Quantitative Methods in Decision Making, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla.

Honors and awards:

  • September 2007-February 2008 - Fulbright Visiting Scholar, 6-month visiting professor Fox School of Business and Management, Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Project: Development Possibilities of Risk Management, the Insurance Sector and Actuarial Science in South-East Europe. 
  • October 3, 1997 - Award from University of Tuzla. Accomplishments during study.

Publications

Textbooks and monographs:

1. Kozarević, Safet and Insurance Associations of South Eastern Europe (2012). Insurance markets in South-Eastern Europe: Prospects and Challenges, 2nd edition, Italian Association of Insurance Companies and MIB School of Management (Editor of the book and author of the Part I).
2. Kozarević, Safet and Insurance Associations of South Eastern Europe (2011). Insurance markets in South-Eastern Europe: Prospects and Challenges, Italian Association of Insurance Companies and MIB School of Management (Editor of the book and author of the Part I).
3. Kozarević, Safet (2010). Risk management and insurance, CPA, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla, Tuzla.
4. Kozarević, Safet (2009). Conflict and Game Theory, Off-set, Tuzla.
5. Zahirović, Sejfudin, Safet Kozarević, and Jasmina Okičić (2008). Quantitative methods in decision making I, Harfograf, Tuzla.
6. Zahirović, Sejfudin, and Safet Kozarević (2005). Optimization Methods in Business Decision Making: The Fundamentals of Deterministic Modeling, Infograf, Tuzla.

Resent published research:

1. Kozarević, Safet, and Radivoj Kovač (2012). Trends in development of insurance market in Bosnia and Herzegovina in last decade, X international symposium: Achieved results and prospects of insurance market development in modern World, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade and Serbian Actuarial Association, Belgrade, Proceedings, pp. 127-138.
2. Kozarević, Safet (2011). Challenges and prospects of the insurance sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the context of integration processes, Second International conference “Economy of integrations: Challenges and perspectives of integration in countries of the South-Eastern Europe”, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla, Proceedings, pp. 503-516 (available in EBSCO database).
3. Kozarević, Safet, Emira Kozarević and Edina Šiljegović (2011). Development of the insurance sector in the Western Balkan countries: the drive towards the European Union insurance system, International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, Vol. 4 (3), pp. 287-302.
4. Kozarević, Safet, and Radivoj Kovač (2011). Supervision over insurance sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina with special overview on placement of reserves, IX International Symposium: Supervision and control of the insurance companies' operating, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade and Serbian Actuarial Association, Zlatibor, Proceedings, pp. 86-106.
5. Kozarević, Safet (2011). Development of the insurance sector on global and regional level with particular focus on Bosnia and Herzegovina, VI Symposium of internal auditors in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dubrovnik, Proceedings, pp. 57-69.
6. Kozarević, Safet and Amra Arifović (2010). Unemployment insurance in the system of social insurance in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Symposium: Investments for New Employments, Faculty of Economics, University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Proceedings, pp. 13-21.
7. Kozarević, Safet and Radivoj Kovač (2010). Stagnation factors of the insurance sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina, VIII International Symosium: Problems in operating of the insurance companies in time of crisis, Institute for Insurance and Actuaries and Serbian Actuarial Association, Zlatibor, Serbia, Proceedings, pp. 93-107.
8. Kozarević, Safet and Radivoj Kovač (2010). Reserves management of insurers – case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Insurance Markets and Companies: Analyses and Actuarial Computations, Vol. 1, pp. 12-20.
9. Kozarević, Safet (2010). Risk evaluation in risk management process, V Symposium of internal auditors in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Proceedings, pp. 343-360.

 
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