Previous Research

Early Research Endeavors

Before venturing into diplomacy, Dr. Grgić collaborated on various scientific papers with distinguished figures like Prof. Davor Lauc, an expert in logic and his prior business associate, and Prof. Damir Boras, the present dean of the University of Zagreb. Some notable works include:

  • “Social Link Prediction from Homophilous Relationships Using Probabilistic Logic” in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Research Methods in Management and Social Sciences (ICRMMS-2015).
  • “Using Probabilistic Logic to Model the Impact of Entrepreneurs’ Social Network Reach on the Survival Rate of Startup Businesses” in Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences.
  • “Reasoning about Large-Scale Social Networks with Probabilistic Logic” from Sunbelt XXXI. Trade Winds Beach Resort.

During his tenure as the founder and CEO of the Institute for Business Intelligence in Zagreb, Croatia, Dr. Grgić pioneered various studies tailored specifically for the business and political leaders of the nation. While these studies were not for general publication, they made significant impacts within their intended audiences. Some of the studies he authored or played a pivotal role in include:

  • The Croatian Elite – the Most Popular, the Most Influential and the Most Powerful, 2007
  • The Best 500 – Top 500 Creators of Value Added in Croatia, annual editions from 2003-2006
  • Investments of Croatian Companies into Knowledge, 2006
  • Small and Medium Sized Company Development, 2005
  • Comparative Analysis: Politicians, Businessmen and Media, 2003
  • Representation of Women in Croatian Economy, 2003
  • Analysis of Croatian Steel Imports, 2003
  • Who is Ready for Europe? – Productivity Analysis of Croatian Companies, 2002
  • Analysis of the Croatian Wood Cluster, 2002
  • Politicians and the Croatian Economy, 2002
  • Comparative Analysis: Croatian and Slovenian Economies, 2002
  • Croatian Competitiveness 2001, 2001