Miroslav Verbič is Associate Professor of Econometrics and Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Ljubljana, and Research Counsellor at the Institute for Economic Research in Ljubljana. He earned his MSc in Econometrics in 2006 at the University of Amsterdam, and his PhD in Economics in 2007 at the University of Ljubljana. He teaches econometrics at the graduate and undergraduate level at the University of Ljubljana, and abroad as a visiting professor. Since 2010, he has been Visiting Professor of Econometrics at the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2013, he spent three months as Visiting Scholar at the Kyungpook National University in Daegu, South Korea. Since 2015, he has been an expert evaluator for Horizon 2020 of the European Commission\'s Research Executive Agency. Since 2016, he has been a member of the Research Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. His research interests include econometric modelling, general equilibrium modelling, asset pricing modelling, social security analysis, welfare economics, and environmental economics. He is the author of five scientific monographs and more than forty SCI/SSCI refereed scientific articles, including publications in Annals of Tourism Research, Applied Economics, Ecological Economics, Economic Modelling, Economic Systems, Energy, and Macroeconomic Dynamics. In 2014, his research work was recognized as Exceptional Scientific Achievement in Economics by the Slovenian Research Agency, and he received First Prize for the Best Published Scientific Article by the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. He is promoting his research activity as a member of Econometric Society, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, Royal Economic Society, and other professional associations. He is engaged in several projects commissioned by the Slovenian government and the European Commission as either head or member of research team.