Gašper Trebše


Gašper Trebše joined the EconLab team in 2021. His work for EconLab incudes development of IRB PD Models and PD calibration software. Before joining EconLab, Gašper combined his studies with working as a software engineer in the field of particle accelerators and other big physics experiments, where his duties included project management, gathering specifications from customers and software implementation. 

Gašper has a background in the field of Electrical engineering, for which he holds a bachelor’s degree. Gašper finished his coursework at Money and finance master’s program at the School of Economics and business, University of Ljubljana and Electronics engineering master’s program at the Faculty of Electrical engineering, University of Ljubljana and is currently working on finishing his master’s thesis. During his past work and academic experience Gašper became a proficient use of C/C++, Python, R, SQL and SAS.


Selected references

Risk management and economic intelligence support, and yield curve modelling for the largest pension fund in Slovenia.

Macroeconomic risk assessment for the Municipal Investment and Development Fund, Luxembourg.

Assessment of macroeconomic effects of investment in transport infrastructure in Macedonia (road routes Kichevo-Ohrid and Miladinovci-Shtip) 

Assessment of macroeconomic effects of climate-related changes according to the Slovenian energy action plan and strategy. 

Analysis of the socio-economic welfare under different scenarios for the improvement of the electricity market.

Economic effects of the sports betting market liberalisation.


  • “All you need is political love: assessing the effects of partisan favouritism in Croatia's public procurement”

    European Journal of Political Economy, 2021

  • “Differentiated integration in the EU: what does Croatia want?"

    (with M. Božina Beroš). Politics, 2021.

  • “Macroeconomic effects of exogenous tax changes in a small open economy : narrative evidence from Croatia”

    (with M. Deskar-Škrbić and H. Šimović). Post-communist economies, 33(6), 2021, 681-709.

  • “Macroeconomic effects of public investment in South-East Europe”

    (with I. Masten). Journal of Policy Modeling, 41(6), 2019, 1179-1194.

  • “Stress Testing the EU Fiscal Framework”

    (with I. Masten). Journal of Financial Stability, 26, 2016.

  • “Empirical assessment of stabilization effects of fiscal policy in Croatia”

    Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, 18(1) 2015, 47-69.

  • “The power of fiscal multipliers in Croatia”

    Financial theory and practice, 38(2), 2014, 173-219.

  • “Discretionary measures and automatic stabilizers in the Croatian fiscal policy”

    Ekonomska istraživanja - Economic Research, 24(3), 2011, 45–74