Research interests

economic sociology, social inequalities, social inclusion, sustainable development, methods of social research, statistics


Slobodan Cvejić, born in Šabac, completed undergraduate, magister and doctoral studies in sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade. He has been a visiting scholar at the University College London. Currently he teaches at undergraduate and master’s studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, and at master’s studies organized by the University of Belgrade and University of the Arts in Belgrade. He is a member of the Sociological Association of Serbia and Montenegro, and Serbian Sociological Society, as well as of the International Sociological Association. He is a founding member of the civic association SeCons- Development Initiative Group, and member of the managing board of the European Network against Poverty – Serbia. On several occasions he has been involved in working with various bodies of the Government of Serbia in the areas of education and employment. He has taken part in numerous research projects, several times as the coordinator. Since 2006 he has continuously been part of the research projects financed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. He was Principal Investigator of the University of Belgrade research team on the EU TEMPUS project EQUI ED, coordinator of the Serbia national research team on the project of marginalization of Roma (involving Hungary, Romania, and Serbia), researcher in a comparative European research project on social enterprises, as well as on the comparative South East European Social Survey Project. He has also participated in research sponsored by different organizations from within the UN system, European Commission, World Bank, European Investment Bank, DFID, SDC, USAID, Open Society Fund and other international institutions and organizations. From 2016 to 2019 he was the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Sociologija, indexed in SCOPUS and ESCI databases.

Selected publications

Cvejic, S. 2018. Social enterprises and their ecosystems in Europe. Country fiche: Serbia. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Cvejić, S. 2018. Socijalna preduzeća u Srbiji, u Kostić, A, ur. Ekonomija, zaposlenost i rad u Srbiji u XXI veku. Beograd: SANU, str. 343-368.

Cvejić, S. 2016. Socijalna ekonomija. Pojam i praksa u Srbiji. Beograd: Čigoja.

Cvejic, S. ed. 2016. Informal Power Networks, Political Patronage and Clientelism in Serbia and Kosovo*, Beograd: SeConS.

Vukmirović, D. et al. 2014. Economic Impact of Social Enterprises in the Republic of Serbia. Begrade: National Statistical Office.

Cvejic, S. 2014. Experiences from Serbian Local Communities, in Szalai, Julia and Violetta Zentai, eds., Faces and Causes of Roma Marginalization in Local Contexts. Budapest: Center for Policy Studies, Central European University.

Cvejić, S, Petrović, I. 2014. Očuvanje zaposlenosti kroz radničko samoupravljanje: slučaj oporavljenih preduzeća u Argentini, Sociologija, 3/2014.

Vuković, D, Cvejić, S. 2014. Legal Culture in Contemporary Serbia: Structural Analysis of the Attitudes towards the Rule of Law, Annals of the Faculty of Law in Belgrade, Vol LXII, No 3, pp.52-73.

Cvejic, S. (ed.) 2013. Cooperatives and Social Enterprises in Europe and in Transitional Contexts, Beograd: ISI FF.

Lazić, M i Cvejić, S, ur. 2013. Promene osnovnih struktura društva Srbije u periodu ubrzane transformacije, Beograd: Čigoja i ISI FF.

Smederevac-Lalić M, Pešić R, Cvejić S, Simonović P. 2012. Socio-Economic Features of Commercial Fishery in the Bordering Upper Danube River Area of Serbia, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Volume 184, Issue 5, Page 2633-2646.

Lazic, M. and Cvejic, S. 2011. Post-Socialist Transformation and Value Changes of the Middle Class in Serbia, European Sociological Review, Vol. 27 (6), pp. 808-823.

Cvejić, S. 2011. Teorijsko ukorenjivanje ekonomske sociologije, Sociologija, Vol LIII, No1, pp. 59-66.

Natalija Bogdanov, S. Cvejić 2011. Poverty and Social Exclusion In Rural Serbia – position of family farms, Ekonomika poljoprivrede, vol (58) specijalni broj 2 (str. 3-15).

Cvejić, S. 2011. Društvena određenost ekonomskih pojava, Beograd: Čigoja i ISI FF.

Cvejić, S, Babović, M. i Pudar, G. 2011. Studija o humanom razvoju – Srbija 2010. Beograd: UNDP.

Cvejić, S., Babović, M, Petrović, M, Bogdanov, N, i Vuković, O. 2010. Socijalna isključenost u ruralnim oblastima Srbije, Beograd: UNDP.

Cvejić, S, ur. 2010. Suživot sa reformama. Građani Srbije pred izazovima ’tranzicijskog’ nasleđa. Beograd: Čigoja i ISI.

Lazić, M. I S. Cvejić, 2010. Postsocialist Transformation and Working Class Fragmentation: The Case of Serbia and Croatia, Corvinus Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, No 1.

Cvejić, S, Babović, M i Vuković, O. 2008. Mapiranje socijalnih preduzeća u Srbiji, Beograd: UNDP.

Babovic, M, Cvejic, S, Nusic, O, Pavlovic, O. 2008. Promoting the Role of Social Enterprises in Serbia, in Borzaga, C, Galera, G and Nogales, R, eds. Social Enterprise: A new model for poverty reduction and employment generation. Bratislava: UNDP and EMES. pp 104-142.

Lazić, M. i S. Cvejić, 2007. ‘Class and Values in Post-Socialist Transformation in Serbia’, International Journal of Sociology, Vol. 37, No. 3.

Cvejic, S. 2007. Serbien: Überlebensstrategien armer Haushalte und Möglichkeiten der Armutsbekämpfung, Ost-West Gegeninformationen, Vol. XX, No. 1, pp. 17-21.

Selected presentations

Cvejic, S, Zoehrer, K, Urutyan, V. 2019. Endogenous vs. Exogenous Drivers in Development of a Social Enterprise Sector, 2nd WG1 Meeting of COST Empower-SE (Empowering the next generation of social enterprise scholars, COST Action CA16206), Towards an international typology of social enterprise models: Progress, perspectives and common trends, Budapest.

Babovic, M, Cvejic, S. 2018. Labour and Social Integration through Bagel Shop – The Case of Social Enterprise in Serbia, WG2 Meeting of COST Empower-SE (Empowering the next generation of social enterprise scholars, COST Action CA16206), Tackling the Migration and Refugee Challenge, Trento.

Cvejic, S. 2015. On Inevitability of Political Clientelism in Contemporary Serbia, international conference Informality in Central and Eastern Europe, Belgrade.