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Dr. M. (Monika) Kackovic MSc

Faculty of Economics and Business
Section Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Photographer: FEB

Visiting address
  • Plantage Muidergracht 12
  • Room number: M4.03
Postal address
  • Postbus 15953
    1001 NL Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Monika Kackovic is an Assistant Professor and coordinator of the MSc BA Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Creative Industries (EMCI) program at the University of Amsterdam Business School. She also teaches in this program, namely the Theories of Entrepreneurship and Management in the Cultural Industries, Strategic Marketing and Management in the Creative Industries, and Cultural Entrepreneurship and Innovation. In academic research, she integrates insights from business science and computational social science to better understand the dynamics of creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, and success in the cultural and creative industries. Her work has been published in the International Journal of Research in Marketing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and ACM Multi-Media; it has also been featured in a number of popular press outlets, such as Boekman. Monika received her MSc (cum laude) and Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics and Business.  She also graduated from a prestigious visual arts school and remains active as a visual artist and consultant in the arts and culture sector.

     

    Positions

    2016 - present: Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

    Research programme

    Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

    Dissertation title

    Observable Persuaders: A Longitudinal Study on the Effects of Quality Signals in the Contemporary Visual Art Market

    Prizes and honours

    2021- 2022: Global Digital Cultures (GDC) research grant of € 30,000 (main applicant)

    2020 - 2023: Digital Transformations ABS/FEB research grant of € 200,000 (co-applicant)

    2016 - 2019: Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Strategic research grant of € 450,000 (co-author)

    2012 - 2016 Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Mosaic Ph.D. research grant of € 200,000 (main applicant)

     

  • Publications

    2021

    • Efthymiou, A., Rudinac, S., Kackovic, M., Worring, M., & Wijnberg, N. (2021). Graph Neural Networks for Knowledge Enhanced Visual Representation of Paintings. In MM '21: Proceedings of the 29th ACM International Conference on Multimedia : October 20-24, 2021, Virtual Event, China (pp. 3710-3719). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3474085.3475586 [details]

    2020

    • Kackovic, M., & Wijnberg, N. M. (Accepted/In press). Artists Finding Galleries: Entrepreneurs Gaining Legitimacy in the Art Market. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, [1042258720950601].
    • Kackovic, M., Bun, M. J. G., Weinberg, C. B., Ebbers, J. J., & Wijnberg, N. M. (2020). Third-party signals and sales to expert-agent buyers: Quality indicators in the contemporary visual arts market. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 587. [37(3)]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijresmar.2019.11.001

    2021

    • Efthymiou, A., Rudinac, S., Kackovic, M., Worring, M., & Wijnberg, N. (2021). Graph Neural Networks for Knowledge Enhanced Visual Representation of Paintings. In MM '21: Proceedings of the 29th ACM International Conference on Multimedia : October 20-24, 2021, Virtual Event, China (pp. 3710-3719). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3474085.3475586 [details]

    2020

    • Kackovic, M., & Wijnberg, N. M. (Accepted/In press). Artists Finding Galleries: Entrepreneurs Gaining Legitimacy in the Art Market. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, [1042258720950601].
    • Kackovic, M., Bun, M. J. G., Weinberg, C. B., Ebbers, J. J., & Wijnberg, N. M. (2020). Third-party signals and sales to expert-agent buyers: Quality indicators in the contemporary visual arts market. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 587. [37(3)]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijresmar.2019.11.001

    2019

    • Hartog, J., & Kackovic, M. (2019). On the Idiosyncrasies of the Labour Market for Visual Artists: Striking features, a formal model, and suggestions for further work. Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 33(2), 162-186. https://doi.org/10.1111/labr.12140 [details]

    2016

    2015

    • Kackovic, M., Ebbers, J. J., & Wijnberg, N. M. (2015). The effects of source credibility and salience on sales performance: a study of corporate art collectors. In K. Kubacki (Ed.), Ideas in Marketing: Finding the New and Polishing the Old: Proceedings of the 2013 Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Annual Conference (pp. 710-713). (Developments in Marketing Science: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Science; Vol. 36). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10951-0_262 [details]

    2017

    • Kackovic, M., & Witte, A. (2017). De relatie tussen kunst en werknemer: Bedrijfscollecties als casus. Boekman, 29(113), 24-27. [details]

    2014

    • Kackovic, M., Ebbers, J. J., & Wijnberg, N. M. (2014). Getting off to a good start: The effects of signals, sequences and status on performance. Academy of Management. Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2014. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2014.11555abstract
    • Kackovic, M., Ebbers, J. J., Bun, M., Weinberg, C., & Wijnberg, N. M. (2014). The effects of source credibility and source salience on sales: A study of corporate art collectors. Academy of Management. Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2014. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2014.11525abstract

    Talk / presentation

    • Hartog, J. (speaker) & Kackovic, M. (speaker) (21-6-2016). Selection for Excellence, International Conference on Cultural Economics, Vallodolid, Spain.

    Others

    • Witte, A. (organiser), Kackovic, M. (organiser) & de Groot, J. (organiser) (13-11-2020 - 14-11-2020). More than Money (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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