Andrea Mervar, PhD

Andrea Mervar, PhD
  • E-MAIL:
    amervar@eizg.hr
  • JOB TITLE:
    senior research associate
  • POSITION:
    senior research fellow

Education

  • 2002 - PhD in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 1996 - MS in Economics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, U.S.A.
  • 1987–1988 - graduate program "Economic analysis" at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 1985 - BS in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb

Employment and work experience

  • since 1986 - The Institute of Economics, Zagreb (2006–2014 assistant director for publishing)

Fields of interest

  • analysis of short-term macroeconomic trends
  • economic growth and aggregate productivity
  • international economics
  • tourism economics

Selected bibliography

  • Payne, James E., Luis Gil-Alana and Andrea Mervar, 2021, "Persistence in Croatian tourism: The impact of COVID-19", Tourism Economics, published online March 12, 2021, doi:10.1177/1354816621999969.
  • Radas, Sonja, Andrea Mervar and Bruno Škrinjarić, 2020, "Regional Perspective on R&D Policies for SMEs: Does Success Breed Success?",  Sustainability 12(9): 3846, doi: 10.3390/su12093846.
  • Payne, James E. and Andrea Mervar, 2017, "The Entrepreneurship-Unemployment Nexus in Croatia", Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 6(3), pp. 375-384, doi: 10.1108/JEPP-D-17-00013.
  • Apergis, Nicholas, Andrea Mervar and James E. Payne, 2017, "Forecasting Disaggregated Tourist Arrivals in Croatia: Evidence from Seasonal Univariate Time Series Models",  Tourism Economics. 23(1), pp. 78-98, doi: 10.5367/te.2015.0499.
  • Gil-Alana, Luis A., Andrea Mervar and James E. Payne, 2015, "Measuring Persistence in Croatian Tourism: Evidence from the Adriatic Region", Applied Economics, 47(46), pp. 4901-4917, doi : 10.1080/00036846.2015.1037440.
  • Payne, James and Andrea Mervar, 2010, "The Tourism-Growth Nexus in Croatia", Tourism Economics, 16(4), pp. 1089-1094.
  • Švaljek, Sandra, Maruška Vizek and Andrea Mervar, 2009, "Ciklički prilagođeni proračunski saldo: primjer Hrvatske" (Cyclically Adjusted Budget Balance: The Case of Croatia), Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika, 19(120), pp. 49-82.
  • Lejour, Arjan, Andrea Mervar and Gerard Verweij, 2009, "The Economic Effects of Croatia's Accession to the EU", Eastern European Economics, 47(6), pp. 60-83.
  • Mervar, Andrea and James E. Payne, 2007, "Analysis of Foreign Tourism Demand for Croatian Destinations: Long-Run Elasticity Estimates", Tourism Economics, 13(3), pp. 407-420.
  • Mervar Andrea, 2002, "Ekonomski rast i zemlje u tranziciji" (Economic Growth and Countries in Transition), Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika, 12(92), Fall, pp. 53-84.
  • Mervar, Andrea and Danijel Nestić, 2000, "Makroekonomska politika i gospodarski rast u Hrvatskoj: stanje i perspektive" (Macroeconomic Policy and Economic Growth in Croatia: Conditions and Perspectives), Ekonomski pregled, 51(3-4), pp. 299-319.
  • Mervar Andrea, 1996, "Determinante ekonomskog rasta: Što se može naučiti iz empirijskih radova?" (Determinants of Economic Growth: What Can Be Learned from the Empirical Tests?), Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika, 6(47), pp. 15-52.
  • Mervar, Andrea, 1994, "Estimates of the Traditional Export and Import Demand Functions in the Case of Croatia", Croatian Economic Survey, 1(1), str. 79-93.


Recent projects

  • 2015 - 2019 Horizon 2020, “Investigating the Impact of Innovation Union (I3U)”, leader of the EIZ project team.
  • 2015 - 2019. Croatian Science Foundation, “Research activity, collaboration and orientation in social sciences in Croatia and other post-socialist European countries (RACOSS) ”, project team member.
  • 2016 - 2019 Horizon 2020 Twinning project: “Strengthening scientific and research capacity of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb as a cornerstone for Croatian socioeconomic growth through the implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategy (SmartEIZ)”, project team member.

List of publications (Croatian Scientific Bibliography – CROSBI)
 
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