Žiga Čepar, born in 1976 in Ljubljana, graduated on University of Ljubljana (UL), Faculty of Economics. In 2009 he received a Ph.D. in Management on University of Primorska (UP), Faculty of Management, for which he won “Srečko Kosovel” award from UP for the best doctoral dissertation.
First he worked in the bank “Nova Ljubljanska banka d.d.” in a department for financial institutions and international. On UP, Faculty of Management, where he has been employed since 2004, he works now as an associate professor and teaches first cycle programs subjects Economics of Enterprise and Basic Economics as well as second cycle programs subjects Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Economic Policy and International Economics. As a contractual teacher, he has also been teaching on UL, UM and on Gea College. In 2011 he was teaching as a guest lecturer a full semester international course Business Economics at Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Economics and Management. Now he is employed also as a part time associate professor on Faculty of Law and Business Studies at Catholic Institute.
His research and scientific publishing is related primarily to the fields of demography and economics. He took part in several international scientific conferences with a scientific conference contribution and published 16 original scientific articles, 1 popular article, a scientific monography and some other publications including university textbooks. He has 11 citations in WoS and Scopus.