Besnik Prekazi, MADemocracy Plus
Mr. Besnik Prekazi is a Researcher at the think tank Democracy Plus (D+) in Prishtina, Kosovo. At D+, he is Project Manager and Researcher of/in the project “Accelerating Progress on Effective Tobacco Tax Policies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.” Besnik’s current research focus is on economics and political science. As part of D+, Besnik is involved in other roles as well, such as data processing and data analysis, development of research plans, drafting and finalizing protocols for qualitative and quantitative data collection, training and overseeing data collectors, conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis, and writing reports for funders and stakeholders.
Besnik earned his BA in political science from the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Pristina in Kosovo, and his MA in roads to democracy from the University of Siegen in Germany, completing one semester at the University of Coimbra in Portugal.