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Nataša Kurnoga, PhD

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Nataša Kurnoga, PhD
Name and surname
Nataša Kurnoga
Room
B-106
Office Hours
  • Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00
Biography
Nataša Kurnoga, PhD
Associate Professor at the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
Address: Trg J. F. Kennedyja 6, 10000 Zagreb
Telephone: +385-1-2383-389
Fax: +385-1-2335-633
E-mail: nkurnoga@efzg.hr  

Education
2007, PhD in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
2002, MSc in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
1996, BSc in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
Languages: English, German, French and Italian
Computer skills: SAS, STATISTICA, Stata, EViews

Professional Experiences
1997- present, Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb
1996-1997, School of Economics, Zagreb, Teacher – Accounting, Informatics 

Teaching Experiences 
Main areas of teaching experience: Statistics, Statistics for Business and Economics,  Multivariate data analysis

Profesional Development
2016, Cass Business School, London, Engleska, "Eviews Forecasting Summer School" 
2015, Croatian Operational Research Society (CRORS), Zagreb, "Neural networks for prediction and classification"
2010, Faculty of Economics and Business and Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Zagreb, "High-Dimensional Data Analysis in Economics"
2009, CIRET/KOF/GKI, Budapest, Hungary, "Sentiment Indicators and the Current Crisis"
2006, Institut Ruđer Bošković, Zagreb, "Multivariate Analysis: How Can It Help in Scientific Research?" (lecturer: Ingram Olkin, PhD, Stanford University)

Scholarships 
2001, University of Derby – study visit (Grant of The British Scholarship Trust and the Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology)
1998, Universite Stendhal – Grenoble III – study visit (Grant of the French Embassy and the Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology)

Grants/ Awards
2017, "Fedor Rocco" for the scientific paper "Organizational buying decision approaches in manufacturing industry: developing measures and typology", Journal of business & industrial marketing Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 227-237
2012, "Mijo Mirković" Award for the textbook "Poslovna statistika" ("Business Statistics")

Editorial Boards for Scientific Journals and Conference Proceedings
2015 - present, Member of the Editorial Board of the Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics (CREBSS), Croatian Statistical Association
2016, Member of the Scientific Committee, International Statistical Conference in Croatia, ISCCRO'16, "Proceedings of the ISCCRO - International Statistical Conference in Croatia", Zagreb, Croatia
2016, Member of the Scientific Committee, International Statistical Conference in Croatia, ISCCRO'16, "Book of Abstract of the ISCCRO - International Statistical Conference in Croatia", Zagreb, Croatia

Reviewer for:
Croatian Operational Research Review
Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics (CREBSS)
Economic Review
Economic Trends and Economic Policy
Financial Theory and Practice
International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing
Journal for General Social Issues
Proceedings of the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb

Membership in Professional Associations
International Association of Survey Statisticians (IASS)
Croatian Statistical Association (CSA)
Croatian Operational Research Society (CRORS)

Projects
2018. – Collaborator, "Income Inequalities, Tax Policy and Economic Growth in the European Union", University of Zagreb
2017. – Collaborator, "Tax literacy in Croatia and its impact on tax morality", University of Zagreb
2014-2018, Collaborator, "The role of economic sentiment in explaining macroeconomic trends: methodological improvements and new areas of application", Croatian science foundation
2013-2014. –  Collaborator, "Developing methodology for assesing the organizational buying decision approaches", University of Zagreb
2008.  – Collaborator, "Defining the development priorities of NUTS2 regions", Ministry of Regional Development, Forestry and Water Management and Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb 
2007-2013, Collaborator, "Statistical modelling for increasing the competitiveness of modern organizations”, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia
2007-2013, Collaborator, "Business survey methodology in EU and Croatia”, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia
2005-2006, Collaborator, "Applying the selected statistical methods in investigation of characteristics of corporate banking advisory services usage by firms in Croatia”, Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, University of Zagreb
2005-2006, Collaborator, "Research on approaches and technologies of planning in Croatian companies”, Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, University of Zagreb
2004-2005, Collaborator, "Statistical Methods of Seasonal Adjustment of Aggregated Macroeconomic Variables”, Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, University of Zagreb
2004-2005, Collaborator, "Integrational processes and narrowing of economic disproportions (Croatia and EU)”, Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, University of Zagreb 

Conferences
2017,  XXIV International Scientific Conference, Perspectives of the Small Open Economies, Zagreb, Croatia
2017,  14th International Symposium on Operational Research SOR '17, Bled, Slovenia
2017,  3rd GlobalFood Symposium, Goettingen, Germany
2017,  6th International Conference on Global Research Issues in Social Sciences, Management and Applied Business, GRSMAB-MARCH-2017, Cape Town, South Africa
2016, 16th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2016, Osijek, Croatia
2015, 13th International Symposium on Operational Research SOR '15, Bled, Slovenia
2015, International Conference on Business & Economic Development  (ICBED), New York, USA
2014, 15th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2014, Osijek, Croatia
2012, 14th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2012, Trogir, Croatia
2011, 22nd CROMAR Congress, Pula, Croatia
2011, 11th International Symposium on Operational Research SOR '11, Dolenjske Toplice, Slovenia
2010,  International Conference on Development, Energy, Environment, Economics (DEEE '10), Puerto De La Cruz, Tenerife
2010, 13th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2010, Split, Croatia
2009, 2nd WSEAS International Conference on Multivariate Analysis and its Application in Science and Engineering, (MAASE'09), Istanbul, Turkey
2009, 10th International Symposium on Operational Research SOR '09, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
2008, 12th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2008, Pula, Croatia
2008, 4th International Conference "An Enterprise Odyssey: Tourism - Governance and Entrepreneurship", Cavtat, Croatia
2007, 9th International Symposium on Operational Research SOR '07, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
2007, 56th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Lisabon, Portugal
2006, 11th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2006, Pula, Croatia
2006, 3rd International Conference "An Enterprise Odyssey: Integration or Disintegration", Zagreb, Croatia
2006, 7th WSEAS International Conference on Mathematics and Computers in Business and Economics (MCBE'06), Cavtat, Croatia
2004, 10th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2004, Trogir, Croatia