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The regression tournament
Adi Schnytzer, Janez Šušteršič, 2011, original scientific article

Abstract: Standard methods to assess the statistical quality of econometric models implicitly assume there is only one person in the world, namely the forecaster with her model(s), and that there exists an objective and independent reality to which the model predictions may be compared. However, on many occasions, the reality with which we compare our predictions and in which we take our actions is co-determined and changed constantly by actions taken by other actors based on their own models. We propose a new method, called a regression tournament, to assess the utility of forecasting models and taking these interactions into account. We present an empirical case of betting on Australian Rules Football matches where the most accurate predictive model does not yield the highest betting return, or, in our terms, does not win a regression tournament.
Found in: osebi
Keywords: prediction markets, forecasting models' assessment, regression tournament
Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1316; Downloads: 13
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Student work and academic performance
Janez Šušteršič, Bojan Nastav, Tanja Kosi, 2011, published scientific conference contribution

Abstract: By taking on occasional temporary jobs, students may gain valuable experience that might enhance their future opportunities in the labour market. On the other hand, the preferential tax treatment of their earnings gives them more an incentive to work than to study and therefore to delay their graduation in order to keep the valuable "student status" for as long as possible. This article provides statistical tests of the hypothesis that student work increases drop-outs and thus delays the time to graduation. We use a rich sample of individual-level data, provided by one of the several student employment services and including information on students' time devoted to work, type of their activity and their academic performance in terms of fulfilling all the requirements for regular progression to successive years of study. The results reveal some evidence for this hypothesis, but it is not as clear-cut as expected. Moreover, there is also some evidence that student work does provide valuable experience for some students.
Found in: osebi
Keywords: student work, regulation, labor market, youth, unskilled workers, graduates
Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 2068; Downloads: 38
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Flexible but segmentes labour markets
Janez Šušteršič, Tanja Kosi, Bojan Nastav, 2011, published scientific conference contribution

Abstract: The article is the first analysis of student work in Slovenia based on a sample of individual-level data rather than a survey. The first part presents aggregated data on the extent and cost of student work, comparing them to relevant labour market aggregates and considering the competitiveness of students in the labour market. The second part provides statistical tests of the common assumption that working students, due to their preferential tax and regulatory treatment, crowd out some other groups of job seekers from the labour market. It is shown that student work has a statistically significant and quantitatively non-negligible positive impact on the rate of youth unemployment (under the age of 30), especially on the unskilled segment. However, there is no evidence on its impact on the unemployment of young graduates.
Found in: osebi
Keywords: student work, regulation, labor market, youth, unskilled workers, graduates
Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1887; Downloads: 31
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Quo vadis Slovenia? Between framework conditions and internal capabilities
Borut Rončević, Janez Šušteršič, Peter Wostner, Tamara Besednjak Valič, 2010, original scientific article

Found in: osebi
Keywords: development, long-range scenarios, cultural factors, sociological factors
Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 2346; Downloads: 26
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The relationship between entrepreneurship, labour market institutions and economic performance
Tanja Kosi, 2011, scientific monograph

Found in: osebi
Keywords: ekonomija, trg dela, zaposlovanje, podjetništvo
Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1592; Downloads: 18
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Nacionalni interes kot omejevanje ekonomske svobode
Janez Šušteršič, Matija Rojec, 2010, review article

Found in: osebi
Keywords: nacionalni interes, lastniška struktura, gospodarstvo, učinkovitost, Slovenija
Published: 10.07.2015; Views: 787; Downloads: 6
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Trgi kot orodje za napovedovanje
Snežana Šušteršič, Janez Šušteršič, 2009, original scientific article

Abstract: Trgi kot orodje za napovedovanje: primer slovenske volilne borze
Found in: osebi
Keywords: napovedani trgi, volilne napovedi, Slovenija
Published: 10.07.2015; Views: 1082; Downloads: 4
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Vpliv gospodarskih razmer na volilno vedenje in politični prostor v Sloveniji
Loreta Kosec, 2015, master's thesis

Found in: osebi
Keywords: politika, politične stranke, volitve, volilno vedenje, politični prostor, makroekonomski dejavniki, Slovenija
Published: 10.11.2016; Views: 1021; Downloads: 46
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