Boriss Siliverstovs

KOF Swiss Economic Institute

Senior Researcher

Weinbergstrasse 35

Zurich, 8092

Switzerland

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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The Franc Shock and Swiss GDP: How Long Does it Take to Start Feeling the Pain?

KOF Working Paper No. 373
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Feb 2015
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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mixed-frequency data, factor model, GDP growth, exchange rate, Factor model, Mixed-frequency data

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Short-Term Forecasting with Mixed-Frequency Data: A MIDASSO Approach

KOF Working Paper No. 375
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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LASSO, Switzerland, Forecasting, Real-time data, MIDAS

Using Personal Car Register for Measuring Economic Inequality in Countries with a Large Share of Shadow Economy: Evidence for Latvia

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 60, Issue 4, pp. 948-966, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Nov 2014
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Stockholm School of Economics in Riga
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cars, economic inequality, Gini coefficient, Latvia, social signaling

R&D and Non-Linear Productivity Growth of Heterogeneous Firms

KOF Working Papers No. 315
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
Boriss Siliverstovs and D'Artis Kancs
KOF Swiss Economic Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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R&D investment, firm productivity, generalised propensity score

R&D and Non-Linear Productivity Growth of Heterogeneous Firms

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jun 2013
d'Artis Kancs and Boriss Siliverstovs
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Faculty of Economics and Business - LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance and KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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R&D investment, firm productivity, generalised propensity score

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Using Newspapers for Tracking the Business Cycle: A Comparative Study for Germany and Switzerland

KOF Swiss Economic Institute Working Paper No. 337
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
David Iselin and Boriss Siliverstovs
ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute and KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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nowcasting, recession, R-Word Index, Google Trends

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The KOF Economic Barometer, Version 2014: A Composite Leading Indicator for the Swiss Business Cycle

KOF Working Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Klaus Abberger, Michael Graff, Boriss Siliverstovs and Jan-Egbert Sturm
ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute and KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
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Business cycles, growth rate cycles, composite indicators, leading indicators, principal component analysis, real-time simulations

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The R-Word Index for Switzerland

KOF Working Papers No. 304
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Jun 2012
David Iselin and Boriss Siliverstovs
ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute and KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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recession, nowcasting, real-time data, Switzerland

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Keeping a Finger on the Pulse of the Economy: Nowcasting Swiss GDP in Real-Time Squared

KOF Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Apr 2012
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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inflation expectation formation, time-varying parameters, Bayesian methods, disagreement, media coverage, stochastic volatility

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Think National, Forecast Local: A Case Study of 71 German Urban Housing Markets

KOF Working Papers No. 372
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Feb 2015
Konstantin A. Kholodilin and Boriss Siliverstovs
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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Housing prices and rents, forecast combinations, spatial dependence, Germany

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Dissecting the Purchasing Managers’ Index:Are All Relevant Components Included? Are All Included Components Relevant?

KOF Working Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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LASSO, GDP growth, MIDASSO, PMI, Switzerland, Real-time data, real-time data, MIDAS

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Assessing Forecasting Performance of Business Tendency Surveys During the Great Recession: Evidence for Russia

KOF Working Papers No. 306
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2013
Boriss Siliverstovs, Sergey V. Smirnov and Sergey Tsukhlo
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, National Research University Higher School of Economics and Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy
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The Great Recession, business tendency surveys, forecasting, model selection, Autometrics, Russia

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Business Confidence and Forecasting of Housing Prices and Rents in Large German Cities

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1360
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Konstantin A. Kholodilin and Boriss Siliverstovs
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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housing prices, housing rents, forecasting, spatial dependence, German cities, confidence indicators, chambers of commerce and industry

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Rationality of Direct Tax Revenue Forecasts under Asymmetric Losses: Evidence from Swiss Cantons

KOF Working Papers No. 324
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Florian Chatagny and Boriss Siliverstovs
ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute and KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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Tax Revenue Forecasts, rationality tests, asymmetric loss function, Swiss cantons

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Dissecting Models’ Forecasting Performance

KOF Working Paper No 397
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Boriss Siliverstovs
KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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Forecasting, Forecast Evaluation, Change Point Detection, Bayesian Estimation

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Regional Interest Rate Pass-Through in Italy

KOF Working Papers No. 308
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
Boriss Siliverstovs, Alberto Montagnoli and Oreste Napolitano
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Naples Parthenope
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interest rates pass-through, monetary policy, error correction model

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Does Aging Influence Structural Change? Evidence from Panel Data

Economic Systems, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2011
Posted: 12 Mar 2012
Boriss Siliverstovs, Konstantin A. Kholodilin and Ulrich Thiessen
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

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Structural change, Aging, Employment shares, Dynamic panel data