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Research Priorities of the Faculty of Economics TUKE

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Research Priorities of the Faculty of Economics TUKE

  1. Finance, Banking, Investment
    • Taxation and its economic, political, social and demographic aspects
    • Financial health of households, small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
    • Financial, accounting and auditing theory in multidisciplinary applications
    • Economic and financial aspects of municipalities and regions performance
    • Performance, efficiency, competition and stability of commercial banks
    • Financial markets and strategies of efficient allocation of financial resources
    • Financial derivatives in private and public sectors
    • Agent based modelling (ABM)
    • Global value chains and (international) trade with value added
    • External economic imbalances and institutional changes in the Eurozone
    • Fiscal and monetary policy in the Eurozone

  2. Business Informatics
    • Digital transformation of business processes, data mining, artificial intelligence in socio-economic environment and managerial decision-making
    • Proposal and development of data services and automatization of decision-making processes in electronic procurement and management of supply chains
    • Social innovations 4.0
    • Data based market analysis
    • Information society – trends, economic and social aspects, socioeconomic analysis and evaluation of ICT applications
    • Trust and security in electronic commerce, digital identity, web based marketing, e-business, e-procurement, e-banking, e-government, and e-health
    • Data-driven marketing, economic and financial efficiency of web domains and smartphone applications
    • Methodology and methods of economics and business process modelling
    • Digital single market development
    • Industry 4.0
    • Innovations in educational processes
    • Statistical support for a wide variety of research areas based on economic data (even big and high frequency data), tourism, sport, medical care, etc.

  3. Regional Science and Public Administration
    • Cultural economics, efficiency of cultural institutions, cultural participation and policy; culture, creative industries and tourism
    • Regional and urban development and adaptation to climate changes, local adaptation strategies
    • Public procurement and evaluation of its efficiency, modern concepts of public procurement (green, digital, etc.), efficiency of public finance
    • Municipal policy, assessment and evaluation of municipal processes
    • Migration, mobility (regional and urban), diversity and its economic and social benefits, public management; population, migration and mobility behavior
    • Innovation, entrepreneurship and clusters, cluster and innovation policy
    • Regional knowledge base, spatial distribution of knowledge base
    • Marketing, management and its effects on efficiency of enterprises
    • Preferences, values and standards of segregated minorities; segregation, social and spatial inequalities
    • Location of economic activities and modelling
    • Transport, land use and accessibility
    • Creative and smart cities

  4. Healthcare Economics
    • Economic efficiency of the health system
    • Health and social policy in Slovakia
    • health behavior and status of the population of marginalized and segregated communities
    • Efficiency of prevention programs in the surveyed area of Slovakia
    • Mortality in regions of Slovakia and its socio-economic determinants
    • Aging of the Slovak population and its impact on health and social policy of the Slovak Republic
    • Information, medical and communication technologies in healthcare
    • Strategic management of the health system in Slovakia
    • Economic metrics concepts for Strategic Framework of Slovak healthcare system