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Assoc. Prof. Dr.

Adisa Omerbegović Arapović


  • PhD, University Malaya, International Macroeconomics and Finance, 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • MS, University Malaya, MBA, 1998, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • BS, International Islamic University, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1996, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


  • International Burch University, Assoc. Prof. Dr.May. 2017,
  • International Burch University, Rektör Yrd.May. 2017,
  • American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina, DekanSep. 2016, Apr. 2017
  • Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, DekanSep. 2012, Jul. 2016
  • Sarajevo Graduate School of Business, Instructor Dr.- Sep. 2004, Sep. 2012
  • Yayasan Basmi Kemiskinan Malaysia, , May. 2000, May. 2004
  • Yayasan Basmi Kemiskinan Malaysia, , Jun. 1996, May. 2000

Research Topics

  • international macroeconomics and finance, political economy

Research Projects

  • Fiscal Monitor
  • Conflict of Interest in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Strengthening Accountability of Women and Young Political Leaders in B&H,


Academic Journals

(The Journals appeared in SCI, SCI Exp.,SSCI and AHCI are shown with *)

  • *Arapovic A., Depken C.A.II and Hadzikadic M.; Corruption in Transition Economies: Cause or Effect, Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business,, Vol. 20, No. 1, Jan. 2017
  • *Omerbegovic Arapovic A., Arapovic A. ; Transitional and Structural Reforms for the New Generation of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Reform and Beyond,, inside 'Bosnia and Herzegovina and Its' European Future: Vision 2020'Center for Transatlantic Relations, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C. 2017, No. ISBN978-0-9907721-0-1 , Jan. 2017
  • *Pasic S., Omerbegovic Arapovic A. ; What Triggers Loan Repayment Failure of Consumer Loans-Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Euroasian Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, Feb. 2016
  • Pasic S., Omerbegovic Arapovic A. ; The Influence of Macroeconomic Trends on the Repayment of Loans by the Households: Evidence from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Policy Recommendations, South East European Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 11, No. 1, Jan. 2016
  • *Hasic Z., Cosic B., Omerbegovic Arapovic A., Dujic N; Impact of new power investments up to year 2020 on the energy system of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Thermal Science, Vol. 19, No. 3, Jan. 2015
  • *Omerbegovic Arapovic, A; Real Exchange Rate and Real Economic Fundamentals in Transition Economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Journal of Economic and Social Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1, Apr. 2015
  • *Omerbegovic Arapovic A., Karkin Z.; The Impact of Agricultural Market Information System in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Market Integration: Asymmetric Information and Market Performance, Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 18, No. 1, Jan. 2015
  • *Omerbegovic Arapovic A., Arapovic A. ; Ekonomska doktrina politickih partija u Bosni i Hercegovini, Sue Generis, Vol. 1, No. 1, Dec. 2013
  • *Omerbegovic Arapovic, A. ; Exchange Rate in Transition: Testing for Real Exchange Rate Convergence; Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Macedonia, Invernational Conference on Economy of Integrations (ICEI) Univerzitet u Tuzli, Conference Proceedings, No. UDK 336.748:330.342.14/.15(497), Oct. 2011
  • *Omerbegovic A.; Real Exchange Rate in BiH and required macroeconomic adjustments in the context of BiH accession in to the EU, Policy Development Fellowship Program, Open Society Fund BiH. Sarajevo, No. ISBN 9958-749-03-3, Sep. 2006
  • *Rovčanin A., Omerbegovic A., Halilbašić M.; Mogućnosti razvoja faktoringa u Bosni i Hercegovini,, Southeast Europe Enterprise Development (SEED) Publication. , Jan. 2005
  • *Rovčanin A., Omerbegović A., Halilbašić M.; Pregledni naučni rad: Faktoring - instrument \"gašenja\" nelikvidnosti u BiH, Zbornik radova Ekonomskog fakulteta u Sarajevu, Vol. 25, No. ISSN 0581-7439 , Jan. 2005


  • Depken C., Omerbegovic Arapovic A., Hadzikadic M.; Corruption in Transition Economies: Cause or Effect?, 89th Annual Western Economic Association Conference, Denver-Colorado, Denver/Colorado, Jul. 2014
  • Omerbegovic A.; Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jun. 2006, International Management Development Association (IMDA), Congress Proceedings, No. ISBN: 1-888624-05-1, Page 344-354
  • Omerbegovic A., Sivalingam G.; Real Exchange Rates in Selected Southeast Asian Countries, Singapore, Oct. 2005, Singapore Economic Review Conference Proceedings, No. paper ID 80-IES-A0068, Page 84-141


  • Omerbegovic Arapovic A.; Real Exchange Rates in South East Asia: Misalignment and Currency Crisis, VDM Verlag Muller