Maja is a lecturer in Economics at Middlesex University Business School. She graduated with first class honors degree in Management from Birkbeck, University of London and with MSc in European Political Economy-Transition from London School of Economics (LSE). Her PhD is fully funded by ESRC and National Endowment for Science Technology and Arts (NESTA) at Birkbeck, Department of Management.
With Professors Helen Lawton-Smith, Birkbeck and Peter Wood, Department of Geography, UCL, she is a founder of the Regional Studies Association-RSA Research Network on Policy Implications for Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) and Innovation in Regions in a Globalised Economy. http://www.bbk.ac.uk/innovation/research/kibs-rsa-research-network
Prior to embarking on an academic career Maja worked as a Labour Market Analyst at the Office for National Statistics and in international development at Christian Aid and the British Red Cross- International Division.
BA, Birkbeck, University of London
MSc, London School of Economics (LSE)
PhD (current), Birkbeck, University of London
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Chapters in books
Owen, Robyn and Deakins, David and Savic, Maja (2019) Finance pathways for young innovative small‐ and medium‐size enterprises: a demand‐side examination of finance gaps and policy implications for the post‐global financial crisis finance escalator. Strategic Change, 28 (1). pp. 19-36. ISSN 1086-1718
Vaze, Prabhat and Thol, Carolin and Fraser, Alex and Derbyshire, James and Savic, Maja (2017) Exploring the value of defence jobs in the UK. Project Report. Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
Savic, Maja (2016) What role for knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) in de-industrialised regions? Regional Studies, Regional Science, 3 (1). pp. 446-455. ISSN 2168-1376
Savic, Maja and Lawton-Smith, Helen and Bournakis, Ioannis (2014) The effect of external knowledge sources and their geography on innovation in Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) SMEs; some Implications for de-industrialized regions in the UK. Working Paper. CIMR: Centre for Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK.
Savic, Maja and Lawton-Smith, H. (2013) Determinants of innovation in Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) SMEs: some implications for de-industrialised regions in the UK. Regional Studies . ISSN 0034-3404 (Accepted/In press)
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