Serbian Association of Agricultural Economists

Serbian
Association of
Agricultural
Economists

Dragan Milic,
PhD Associate Professor

VICE PRESIDENT OF SAAE

Dr. Dragan Milić, associate professor, was born in Loznica in 1976, where he completed primary and secondary school.

He completed his basic studies in the Agricultural Economics study program in 2003 at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad. At the same faculty, he obtained his master's degree in 2010 with the topic "Evaluation of the capital of an agricultural company using yield value methods" and defended his doctoral dissertation in April 2015 under the title "Methods of valuation of agricultural land".

Since 2003, he has been employed at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Novi Sad, at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, where he teaches undergraduate, master's and doctoral studies in a large number of subjects within the narrower scientific field of Accounting and Farm Economics for students at Agro-economic course, Agrotourism and rural development course, Water Management course, as well as a large number of biological courses.

He was a mentor and a member of the committee of a large number of graduate theses, master's theses and doctoral dissertations, as well as the mentor of three successfully defended doctoral dissertations.

So far, he has independently or as a co-author published over 140 scientific papers in domestic and international journals with a total competence index of more than 330.

He is a reviewer of papers in several domestic and international scientific journals. He was a participant in a large number of domestic projects financed by the Ministry of Science and the Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia, as well as a large number of international projects financed by foreign funds.

So far, he has participated in several projects financed by the Provincial Secretariat for Higher Education and Scientific Research, where he is the manager of two short-term and one long-term project.

From 2018 since 2015, he is the head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, and has been a member of the Faculty Council since 2015.

From 2013 to 2023, he held the position of special adviser to the Minister of Agriculture in the Government of the Republic of Serbia. Since 2015, he has been appointed as the President of the Audit Committee of JP "Srbijašume" Belgrade.

In the period from 2016 to 2020, he participated in the work of the Provincial Secretariat for Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the APV in an advisory capacity. In the period from 2016 to 2021, he served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Lowland Forestry and Environmental Protection from Novi Sad. From 2021, he was appointed by the founder as a member of the Council of the Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade.

U ime Poljoprivrednog fakuleta Univerziteta u Novom Sadu od 2020. godine obavlja funciju Predsednika Upravnog odbora Nacionalnog istraživačkog centra Agrokampus u Temerinu.
As a consultant - advisor to the general director of "Mitrosrem" a.d. Since November 2014, Sremska Mitrovica has been helping management in the field of business consolidation and improvement. Since 2020, he has been engaged in JP "Vojvodinašume" as a consultant in business process improvement.

As a consultant for the economic and financial field, he participated in the preparation of more than 250 asset and capital valuations, over 100 privatization programs (companies mainly from the agricultural and food industry), as well as a large number of investment plans and projects. Also, as an expert in the field of agricultural economics, he participated in hundreds of audits of financial statements of companies, as well as analysis of business plans and other investment and projects. He was engaged as a national expert - consultant of the World Bank regarding the reform of the pension disability insurance system for farmers in the Republic of Serbia.

He is an expert in the economic and financial field, registered in the Register of Experts at the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Serbia, as well as a licensed real estate appraiser registered in the register maintained by the Ministry of Finance.

His area of ​​professional interest relates to assessment and evaluation in agriculture, as well as to the improvement of the business of agricultural farms and companies.
He is a member of the Association of Agrarian Economists of Serbia (DAES), the Association of Court Experts "Vojvodina" Novi Sad and the National Association of Appraisers NUPS.

He uses the Russian and Slovak language. He is married and has three children.