Ales S. Berk

SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business

Kardeljeva ploscad 17

Ljubljana, 1000

Slovenia

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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Costliness of Placement Agents

Journal of Financial Services Research, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2015, Midwest Finance Association 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, 25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2016
Marko Rikato and Ales S. Berk
PwC and SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business
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financial intermediation, placement agent compensation, private equity

Costliness of Placement Agents

Journal of Financial Services Research, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2015
Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Marko Rikato and Ales S. Berk
PwC and SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business

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Financial intermediation, Placement agent compensation, Private equity

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Enterprise Risk Management Practices in Slovenia and Their Impact on Performance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Ales S. Berk
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business
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Corporate Risk Management, Financial Ratio Analysis, Performance Measures, Business Finance, Survey Analysis, Risk Determinants

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Effects of Legislation About Financial Management of Enterprises: Evidence of the Restructuring in the Slovene Economy

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Apr 2003
Ales S. Berk
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business
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Restructuring of Enterprises, Bankruptcy Laws, Inability to Pay, Inadequate Payment Discipline, Financial Analysis

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Corporate Risk Management Practices in Slovenia and Their Impact on Performance

5th International Conference «Economic Integration, competition and cooperation», Croatia, Opatija, 2005.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 04 May 2013
Ales S. Berk
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business
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Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Ratio Analysis, Performance Measures, Business Finance, Survey Analysis, Risk Determinants

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IPO Cycles in Central and Eastern Europe: What Factors Drive These Cycles?

Czech Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Polona Peterle and Ales S. Berk
University of Ljubljana and SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business
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financial intermediation, IPO markets, IPO cycles, emerging markets

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Welfare Loss by the Financially Illiterate and Ignorant: Value of Private Pension Savings and Allocation

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Ales S. Berk, Mitja Cok, Marko Kosak and Joze Sambt
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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private pensions, pay as you go, financial illiteracy, demography

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Psychological Price Barriers in Frontier Equities

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2016
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business, Dublin City University Business School, ESC Rennes School of Business and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
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frontier markets, psychological barriers, individualism

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From PAYG to Private Pensions: Income Gaps, Asset Allocation and Diversification Benefits

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Ales S. Berk, Mitja Cok, Marko Kosak and Joze Sambt
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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PAYG, private pensions, financial literacy, old-age income, risk diversification, transition economics

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The Use of Derivatives in Slovenian Non-Financial Firms: Is Financial Risk Already Well Managed?

Zbornik radova Ekonomskog fakulteta u Rijeci, časopis za ekonomsku teoriju i praksu - Proceedings of Rijeka Faculty of Economics, Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2006, pp. 225-256
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 May 2013
Ales S. Berk
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business
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corporate risk management, financial risk, survey analysis, risk determinants, exchange rate risk, interest rate risk, commodity risk, corporate finance, derivatives

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CEE Transition from PAYG to Private Pensions: Income Gaps and Asset Allocation

Czech Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 63, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Ales S. Berk, Mitja Cok, Marko Kosak and Joze Sambt
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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PAYG, private pensions, financial literacy, old-age income, Central and Eastern Europe

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Are Exogenous Risk Management Requirements Value- or Cost-Enhancing?

7th International Conference «Economic integration, cooperation and competition», Opatija, Croatia, 2009.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2013
Ales S. Berk and Igor Loncarski
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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risk management, derivatives, survey results, regulation, institutional factors

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The Role of Asset Allocation Decisions in Planning for a Private Pension: The Case of Slovenia

Economic and Business Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Ales S. Berk, Mitja Cok, Marko Kosak and Joze Sambt
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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PAYG, private pensions, nancial literacy, old-age income, risk diversi cation, transition economics

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Initial and Long-Run IPO Returns in Central and Eastern Europe

Emerging Market Finance and Trade, Vol. 51, Iss. 6, 2015
Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Ales S. Berk and Polona Peterle
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business and University of Ljubljana

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emerging markets, financial intermediation, IPO long-run performance, IPO underpricing

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Value Investing within the Universe of S&P500 Equities

Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Gasper Smolic and Ales S. Berk
Independent and SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business

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asset pricing, value investing, investment strategy

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Initiate Deficits to Strengthen Public Finances: The Role of Private Pensions

Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2020
Ales S. Berk, Dragan Jovanović and Joze Sambt
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business, Independent and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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private pensions, penson reform, public finances, explicit pension debt

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Superiority of Monte Carlo Simulation in Valuing Real Options within Public-Private Partnerships

Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Ales S. Berk and Dejan Podhraski
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business and ROC, d. o. o.

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public-private partnership, real options, infrastructure projects, capital budgeting decisions, guarantees, Monte Carlo simulation, geometric Brownian motion

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Addressing the Inability to Pay and Restructuring of Financially Distressed Enterprises in Slovenia

Economic and Business Review, Vol. 5, No.4, 2003
Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Ales S. Berk
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business

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financial distress, business restructuring, insolvency

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Long-Term Sustainability of the Slovenian Pension System

Economic and Business Review, Vol.10, No. 4, 2008
Posted: 18 Sep 2011
Mitja Cok, Joze Sambt, Ales S. Berk and Marko Kosak
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics, SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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capital structure, financing policy, capital market, trade-off theory, pecking-order hypothesis, Slovenia

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Determinants of Leverage in Slovenian Blue-Chip Firms and Stock Performance Following Substantial Debt Increases

Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2006
Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Ales S. Berk
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business

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long-run stock performance, leverage, capital structure, emerg- ing capital markets capital

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Are Exogenous Requirements Sufficient Enough to Induce Corporate Risk Management Activities?

Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2011
Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Ales S. Berk and Igor Loncarski
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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risk management, derivatives, survey results, regulation, institutional factors

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The Use of Derivatives in Slovenian Non-Financial Firms: Is Financial Risk Already Well Managed?

Proceedings of Rijeka Faculty of Economics: Journal of Economics and Business,Vol. 24, No. 2, 2006
Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Ales S. Berk
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business

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corporate risk management, financial risk, survey analysis, risk determinants, exchange rate risk, interest rate risk, commodity risk, corporate finance, derivatives

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The Role of the Capital Market in Determining Capital Structure: Evidence from Slovenian Public and Private Corporations

Acta Oeconomica, Vol. 57, No. 2, 2007
Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Ales S. Berk
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business

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capital structure, financing policy, capital market, trade-off theory, pecking-order hy- pothesis, Slovenia

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Corporate Risk Management in Slovenian Firms

Managing Global Transitions, Vol. 7, No. 3, Fall 2009
Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Ales S. Berk, Jožko Peterlin and Mitja Cok
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business, University of Primorska and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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risk management, derivatives, corporate finance, hedging accounting, reporting, supervision, auditing

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Establishing the Value of Flexibility Created by Training: Applying Real Options Methodology to a Single HR Practice

Organization Science, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2010
Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Ales S. Berk and Robert Kaše
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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valuation model, real options, human resource management, training, human capital, intangibles

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Trade-off between sufficient pension income and fiscal sustainability? Not beyond the transition!

Ales S. Berk, Dragan Jovanović and Joze Sambt
SEB LU / University of Ljubljana - School of Economics and Business, Independent and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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private pension, pension reform, fiscal impact of pension reform, sustainable pension income