Patricia Blatnik

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Patricia Blatnik, associate professor, graduated with a Master's degree from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Ljubljana in September 2013 and obtained her PhD from the University of Primorska in May 2017. She teaches courses on The Economics of enterprise, Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Macroeconomics and Economics of Health Care. Her research interests are health economics and public sector economics. Her research interests include the efficiency of healthcare providers and the optimisation of the healthcare network. She is involved in various international and national projects in economics, health, agriculture, mathematics and process optimisation.


Academic year 2023/24



BLATNIK, Patricia, TUŠAK, Matej, BOJNEC, Štefan, BREZIGAR MASTEN, Arjana. 2017. Economic evaluation of knee arthroscopy treatment in a general hospital. Medicinski glasnik, 14(1): 182–189. tabele.

BLATNIK, Patricia, BOJNEC, Štefan, TUŠAK, Matej. 2017. Measuring efficiency of secondary healthcare providers in Slovenia. Open medicine 6(12): 214-225.

BLATNIK, Patricia, BOJNEC, Štefan. 2019. Estimating the optimal size of secondary healthcare providers in Slovenia. International journal of sustainable economy 11(1): 81–97.

BLATNIK, Patricia, BOJNEC, Štefan. 2020. Food quality schemes: the case of Slovenia. Calitatea-acces la succes 21(175): 131–135.



PhD, Assistant Professor in Economics

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