Visnja Vukov is a post-doctoral research fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. She obtained her PhD from the European University Institute in 2013 and she had previously studied at the University of Oxford and University of Zagreb. In her PhD dissertation she examined the politics of different strategies for increasing competitiveness and attracting foreign investment in the EU, with particular focus on East European new member states. Her research interests include the political economy of transnational capitalism, East European transformations, as well as the political economy of European integration.
(2015) 'Transnationalizing States in Europe’s Peripheries: European Integration and the Evolution of Economic State Capacities in the Southern and Eastern Peripheries of Europe', Journal of Comparative Economic Studies, 10: 69-92. Co-authored with L. Bruszt.