Dejan Šoškić

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Dejan Šoškić
Дејан Шошкић
4th Governor of the National Bank of Serbia
In office
28 July 2010 – 6 August 2012
Deputy Bojan Marković, Ana Gligorijević, Mira Erić-Jović and Diana Dragutinović
Preceded by Radovan Jelašić
Succeeded by Jorgovanka Tabaković
Personal details
Born (1967-03-15) 15 March 1967 (age 51)
Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Education B.A., MA, Ph.D. University of Belgrade
Profession Economist

Dejan Šoškić (Serbian Cyrillic: Дејан Шошкић, Serbian pronunciation: [dêjaːn ʃôʃkitɕ]; born 15 March 1967, Belgrade) is a Serbian economist. He is an associate professor at Faculty of Economics who was Governor of the National Bank of Serbia from 2010-12.[1]


In 1989, he graduated from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Economics, where he also obtained his master's degree in 1993.

He completed his PhD degree in 1999 with his thesis, "Portfolio Management and Investment Funds: Economic and Statistical Analysis of US examples".[2]

As a lecturer at graduate and MBA courses at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, Šoškić taught financial markets and institutions, financial management and international business and economics. In 2002, he was a guest lecturer at universities of New Haven, Rhode Island and Berkeley. He attended specialized financial market courses at US universities (in 1994, 1998 and 2002) and the Swiss National Bank (in 2001).[citation needed]

Šoškić is a Fulbright alumnus and member of the Presidency of the Scientific Association of Economists in Serbia. He served as a special financial markets adviser in the National Bank of Yugoslavia (2000–02), economic policy adviser in the EU Policy and Legal Advice Center (2002–03), and was a member of the Council of the National Bank of Serbia (2003–04) and its Chairman until 28 July 2010.[citation needed]

He authored the book Securities: Portfolio Management and Investment Funds, and co-authored Financial Markets and Institutions, Economic Statistics, and Stock Exchange Glossary. He has published more than 40 articles and papers in the field of financial markets and institutions and transition in Serbia.[citation needed]

He was appointed Governor of the National Bank of Serbia on 28 July 2010 by the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia for a term of six years. He resigned the position on 2 August 2012[3] stating as the reason for his resignation the proposed amendments to the NBS Law, which in his opinion, substantially impair the independence of the NBS and open up the possibility of degradation and professional decision making within the NBS, which could stimulate the economic and financial instability in the country.[4]

His resignation was adopted by National assembly on 6 August 2012. He was succeeded by Jorgovanka Tabaković.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Bank of Serbia - Official website"; accessed 19 March 2017.
  2. ^ Belgrade Faculty of Economics, Dejan Soskic, PhD, Associate Professor; accessed 19 March 2018.
  3. ^ Serbian Central Bank Governor Soskic Resigns Position,; accessed 19 March 2018.
  4. ^ Шошкић поднео оставку (in Serbian); accessed 19 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Serbia: Jorgovanka Tabakovic new National Bank governor". Ansa. Archived from the original on 9 August 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2012. 

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Government offices
Preceded by
Radovan Jelašić
Governor of the National Bank of Serbia
Succeeded by
Jorgovanka Tabaković