Merita Toska

Merita Toska

PHD

MERITA TOSKA

Department:
Planning and Management
Contact:
merita_toska@universitetipolis.edu.al

ACADEMIC PROFILE

Dr Merita Toska is a Lecturer and Coordinator of Professional and Scientific Master Programs in Business Administration at Polis Business School – Faculty of Planning, Environment and Urban Management. Her academic career started at the University of Bologna (Italy), continued in 2007 at the University of Our Lady of Good Counsel (Tirana) and from 2015 at POLIS University as a lecturer and researcher. At the same time, Dr Toska is an Expert with over 15 years of professional experience in economic development and public finance issues (engaged in more than 35 national and international projects) at Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development.

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Toska M., Toto R., Shutina D., (2022). Citizen Perceptions on Local Taxation and Public Services – An Overview of Survey Findings. Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development
http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.11806.00325

Nientied P., Toska M., (2021). Self-Leadership and Empowering Leadership in a Western Balkan Context, In International Review of Management and Marketing, 11 (1), 36-47. https://doi.org/10.32479/irmm.10893

Toska, M., Thomaj, E., & Bregu, L. (2021). Fintech for growth: The case of Albania. In S. Jackowicz & I. Sahin (Eds.), Proceedings of IHSES 2021– International Conference on Humanities, Social and Education Sciences (pp. 250-273), New York, USA. ISTES Organization.

Ciro, A., & Toska, M. (2021). Entrepreneurial Ecosystems for Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Development in Albania: Case Studies of Community Tourism Development. In Soares, J. R. (Ed.), Innovation and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Community Tourism (pp. 109-137). IGI Global. http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-4855-4.ch007

Toska M., Nikolov M., (2020). Municipal finances in the COVID-19 context: the case of Gazi Baba and Shkodër municipalities. In Annual Review of Territorial Governance in the Western Balkans, Journal of the Western Balkan Network on Territorial Governance, Vol II, pp. 73 – 95 https://doi.org/10.32034/CP-TGWBAR-I02-06

Toto R., Toska M., Shutina D., Farrici A., Limaj A., (2020). The response of local governments during COVID-19 emergency in Albania: January 2020 – April 2020. Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development & Local Autonomy Association., DOI 10.32034/CP-PPRESI-P01-03

Toska M., Gjika A., “Decentralisation and local economic development in Albania”, Annual Review of Territorial Governance in the Western Balkans, Journal of the Western Balkan Network on Territorial Governance, Vol I, 2019, pp. 53-68, https://doi.org/10.32034/CP-TGWBAR-I01-05

Nientied P., Toska M., “Motivation of knowledge workers – the case of Albania”, Organizacija, Vol. 52, Issue 1, February 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/orga-2019-0004