December 6, 2018

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Slovenia’s University of Ljubljana has honored economist Jan Svejnar of SIPA’s Center on Global Economic Governance.
Slovenia’s University of Ljubljana has honored economist Jan Svejnar of SIPA’s Center on Global Economic Governance.
Slovenia’s University of Ljubljana has designated economist Jan Svejnar, the James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy and director of the Center on Global Economic Governance at Columbia SIPA, as an honorary senator of the University.
 

The recognition was bestowed on December 4, 2018, at a ceremonial meeting of the university’s Senate. It recognizes Svejnar’s “exceptional contribution to the international standing of the University of Ljubljana and to strengthening the research potentials and achievements in the field of economics.”

The honor comes as the university prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding in 1919.