Boriss Siliverstovs

Chief Econometrist of the Monetary Research and Forecasting Division, Monetary Policy Department

Boriss Siliverstovs has obtained a Master's degree in Economics (cand. oecon) and a Doctoral degree in Economics (Ph. D.) from Aarhus University in Denmark (2002). Boriss Siliverstovs has mostly pursued his career outside Latvia: he worked as a researcher at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) from 2001 to 2008 and at the Swiss Economic Institute of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (KOF ETH Zurich) from 2008 to 2017.

Boriss Siliverstovs is the author of more than 55 externally reviewed scientific articles published in international journals comprising the following topics: migration, gravity models of trade flows, natural gas prices, development of the leading economic indicators. Boriss Siliverstovs has presented the results of his research activities at more than 160 international conferences and seminars.

In 2017, Boriss Siliverstovs started his career at the Monetary Policy Department of Latvijas Banka as Chief Econometrist, and the range of his research interests covers economic forecasting and modelling of different economic processes.

 

By this author

    • Working Papers

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      Boriss Siliverstovs. Assessing Nowcast Accuracy of US GDP Growth in Real Time: The Role of Booms and Busts, Working Papers, Latvijas Banka, accepted for publication in 2019.
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      Boriss Siliverstovs, Daniel Wochner. Recessions as Breadwinner for Forecasters - State-Dependent Evaluation of Predictive Ability: Evidence from Big Macroeconomic US Data, KOF Working papers, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich, accepted for publication in 2019.
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      Pauliina Sandqvist, Boriss Silivestrovs. Is it good to be bad or bad to be good?: Assessing the aggregate impact of abnormal weather on consumer spending, KOF Working papers, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich, accepted for publication in 2018.
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      Kancs D'artis, Boriss Silivestrovs. Employment Effect of Innovation, KOF Working papers, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich, accepted for publication in 2017.
    • Articles

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      Boriss Siliverstovs, Kancs D'Artis. Employment effect of innovation, Empirical Economics, Springer, accepted for publication in 2019.
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      Boriss Siliverstovs. Assessing Nowcast Accuracy of US GDP Growth in Real Time: The Role of Booms and Busts, Empirical Economics, Springer, accepted for publication in 2019.
      9.
      Boriss Silivestrovs. Dissecting the purchasing managers' index, Panoeconomicus, Savez ekonomista Vojvodine, Novi Sad, Serbia, accepted for publication in 2018.
      8.
      Boriss Silivestrovs, Daniel S. Wochner. Google Trends and reality: Do the proportions match?: Appraising the informational value of online search behavior: Evidence from Swiss tourism regions, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, accepted for publication in 2017.
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      Boriss Silivestrovs, Abberger, K., M. Graff, J.-E. Sturm. Using Rule-Based Updating Procedures to Improve the Performance of Composite Indicators, Economic Modelling, Elsevier, accepted for publication in 2017.
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      Boriss Silivestrovs. Dissecting Models' Forecasting Performanc, Economic Modelling, Elsevier, accepted for publication in 2017.
      5.
      Konstantins Kholodilin, Boriss Silivestrovs. Think National, Forecast Local: A Case Study of 71 German Urban Housing Markets, Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, accepted for publication in 2017.
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      Boriss Silivestrovs. International Stock Return Predictability: On the Role of the United States in Bad and Good Times, Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals (also covers Applied Financial Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals ), accepted for publication in 2017.
      3.
      Boriss Silivestrovs. Short-term Forecasting with Mixed-Frequency Data: A MIDASSO Approach, Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, accepted for publication in 2017.
      2.
      Boriss Silivestrovs. Re-assessing International Stock Return Predictability: Evidence from Directional Accuracy and Excess Profitability Tests, Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, accepted for publication in 2017.
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      Boriss Silivestrovs. The Franc Shock and Swiss GDP: How Long Does It Take to Start Feeling the Pain?, Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, accepted for publication in 2017.
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