Andreas Graefe

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Sandstrasse 9

Munich, Bavaria 80337

Germany

http://www.andreas-graefe.org

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Combining Forecasts: An Application to Elections

International Journal of Forecasting, 30(1), 43-54, Revised and extended version of a paper presented at the American Political Science Association (APSA) 2011 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of Central Oklahoma and University of West Florida
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election forecasting, combining, prediction markets, polls, econometric models, expert judgment

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Who Should Be Nominated to Run in the 2012 Presidential Election? Long-Term Forecasts Based on Candidates'’ Biographies

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2011
Andreas Graefe and J. Scott Armstrong
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
Downloads 417 (76,297)

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elections, forecast, Obama, biography, index method

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Accuracy of Vote Expectation Surveys in Forecasting Elections

Forthcoming, Public Opinion Quarterly
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2014
Andreas Graefe
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
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combining forecasts, Iowa Electronic Markets, election forecasting, forecast accuracy, econometric models, FiveThirtyEight

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Forecasting

Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Andreas Graefe, Kesten C. Green and J. Scott Armstrong
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of South Australia - UniSA Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
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forecasting, prediction, projection, prognosis, principles

5.

Golden Rule of Forecasting: Be Conservative

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
J. Scott Armstrong, Kesten C. Green and Andreas Graefe
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of South Australia - UniSA Business School and Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Downloads 160 (202,185)
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analytics, bias, big data, causality, checklists, combining, elections, index method, judgmental bootstrapping, structured analogies, uncertainty

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Forecasting Elections from Voters' Perceptions of Candidates' Ability to Handle Issues

Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2012
Andreas Graefe and J. Scott Armstrong
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
Downloads 157 (205,415)
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index method, unit weighting, experience table, presidential election, accuracy

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Candidates' Personality and the Outcome of U.S. Presidential Elections

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Andreas Graefe
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
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election forecasting, Big Five, forecast accuracy, presidential elections, personality perceptions

Issue and Leader Voting in U.S. Presidential Elections

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
Andreas Graefe
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
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Political economy models, forecasting, model accuracy, voter perceptions, issue ownership

Issue and Leader Voting in U.S. Presidential Elections

Electoral Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 May 2013
Andreas Graefe
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
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Political economy models, forecasting, model accuracy, voter perceptions, issue ownership

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Limitations of Ensemble Bayesian Model Averaging for Forecasting Social Science Problems

International Journal of Forecasting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Technische Universität München (TUM) - Department of Economics and Technische Universität München (TUM) - Department of Economics
Downloads 106 (277,482)
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combining forecasts, equal weights, election forecasting

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Improving Forecasts Using Equally Weighted Predictors

Journal of Business Research, 68(8), 1792-1799
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Andreas Graefe
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
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equal weights, index method, econometric models, presidential election forecasting, Moral Algebra

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Accuracy of Combined Forecasts for the 2012 Presidential Elections: The Pollyvote

Political Science & Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of Central Oklahoma and University of West Florida
Downloads 83 (324,817)

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combining forecasts, forecast accuracy, Iowa Electronic Markets, FiveThirtyEight, econometric models, election forecasting

12.

German Election Forecasting: Comparing and Combining Methods for 2013

Forthcoming, German Politics (subject to changes)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Andreas Graefe
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Downloads 72 (352,625)

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Election forecasting, combining forecasts, PollyVote, accuracy

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Improving Causal Models for Election Forecasting: Further Evidence on the Golden Rule of Forecasting

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Sep 2014
Andreas Graefe, J. Scott Armstrong and Kesten C. Green
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and University of South Australia - UniSA Business School
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Econometrics, election forecasting, equalizing, equal weights, index method, political economy models, regression

14.

Forecasting Principles

M. Lovric, International Encyclopedia on Statistical Science (2010)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Kesten C. Green, Andreas Graefe and J. Scott Armstrong
University of South Australia - UniSA Business School, Macromedia University of Applied Sciences and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
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forecasting, principles

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Predicting Elections from Biographical Information About Candidates: A Test of the Index Method

Journal of Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Aug 2010
J. Scott Armstrong and Andreas Graefe
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Downloads 66 (369,493)
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econometric model, election forecasts, forecast accuracy, index model, political forecasting political marketing, unit-weighting

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The 2016 Pollyvote Popular Vote Forecast: A Preliminary Analysis

Forthcoming in PS: Political Science and Politics
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Dec 2016
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of Central Oklahoma and University of West Florida
Downloads 64 (375,388)

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PollyVote, 2016 Presidential Election, Forecast

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Golden Rule of Forecasting Rearticulated: Forecast Unto Others as You Would Have Them Forecast Unto You

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
Kesten C. Green, J. Scott Armstrong and Andreas Graefe
University of South Australia - UniSA Business School, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
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cost benefit analysis, index method, legal damage claims, precautionary principle, principal components, take-the-best

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Predictive Validity of Evidence-Based Persuasion Principles: An Application of the Index Method

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Sep 2015
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of South Australia - UniSA Business School, University of Hawaii at Manoa and Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Downloads 60 (387,774)
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advertising, combining forecasts, copy testing, expertise, intentions, judgmental forecasting

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Persuasion Principles Index: Ready for Pretesting Advertisements

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Sep 2015
University of South Australia - UniSA Business School, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa and Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
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advertising effectiveness, combining forecasts, creativity, index method, profitability, variable weighting

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Predicting Elections from the Most Important Issue: A Test of the Take-the-Best Heuristic

Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Oct 2011
Andreas Graefe and J. Scott Armstrong
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
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econometric model, forecasting, elections

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Do Econometric Models Provide More Accurate Forecasts When They are More Conservative? A Test of Political Economy Models for Forecasting Elections

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Andreas Graefe, Kesten C. Green and J. Scott Armstrong
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of South Australia - UniSA Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
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combining forecasts, damping, equalizing, elections, golden rule of forecasting, index method, shrinkage

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Combined Forecasts of the 2008 Election: The Pollyvote

FORESIGHT, No. 12, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Aug 2010
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of West Florida and University of Central Oklahoma
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Conditions Under Which Index Models are Useful: Reply to Bio-Index Commentaries

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Oct 2011
J. Scott Armstrong and Andreas Graefe
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Downloads 17 (586,301)
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bio-index, forecasting, index methods, index models

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Accuracy Gains from Conservative Forecasting: Tests Using Variations of 19 Econometric Models to Predict 154 Elections in 10 Countries

PLoS ONE 14 (1): e0209850. 2019
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
Andreas Graefe, Kesten C. Green and J. Scott Armstrong
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of South Australia - UniSA Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
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Combining Forecasts for U.S. Presidential Elections: The Pollyvote

Posted: 09 Aug 2010
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, University of West Florida, University of Central Oklahoma and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department

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Comparing Face-to-Face Meetings, Nominal Groups, Delphi and Prediction Markets on an Estimation Task

International Journal of Forecasting, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Andreas Graefe and J. Scott Armstrong
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department

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forecast accuracy, group decision-making, method comparison, satisfaction, combining

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Long-Term Forecasting with Prediction Markets - A Field Experiment on Applicability and Expert Confidence

Journal of Prediction Markets, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 71-91, 2008
Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Andreas Graefe and Christof Weinhardt
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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Towards Pervasive Computing in Health Care - A Literature Review

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Vol. 8, No. 26
Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Carsten Orwat, Andreas Graefe and Timm Faulwasser
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Macromedia University of Applied Sciences and Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

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