Upcoming Presentations and Events

We are pleased to announce we will once again be hosting the University Seminar on Forecasting for the 2015-2016 academic year.  

Several of our seminars are now also cross-listed with the Washington DC Area Econometrics Workshops.

September 3, 2015: Herman Stekler will present  "Evaluating Qualitative Forecasts: The FOMC Minutes, 2006-2010".  To participate remotely via webinar, please register here.

September 17, 2015: Rodrigo Sekkel, Bank of Canada will present "Combining Nowcasts for Canadian GDP Growth"

September 24, 2015: FFC/2015: The 21st Federal Forecasters Conference Theme: Are Forecasts Accurate? Does it Matter?
Location: Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference and Training Center 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20212

October 1, 2015: Neil R. Ericsson, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Board and Research Professor of Economics, GW, will present “Eliciting Forecasts from the FOMC's Minutes Around the Financial Crisis.”  To participate remotely via webinar, please register here.

October 15, 2015: Danny Bachman, Senior Manager (Economics) at Deloitte, will present: “Forecasting retail sales for the holiday season: A practical application of forecasting methods”

October 22, 2015: Kirstin Hubrich,  Senior Economist at the research department of the European Central Bank (ECB)

November 12, 2015: Yongchen (Herbert) Zhao, Towson University

December 3, 2015:  Julie Smith, LaFayette College

December 7-8, 2015: RPF co-Director Tara Sinclair will give an invited lecture at the 16th IWH-CIREQ Macroeconometric Workshop in Halle (Saale), Germany.


If you have any suggestions for speakers to invite or for other events, please email Tara Sinclair

Brown Bag and University Seminar Series on Forecasting

Except for special cases, our seminars will be held on Thursdays from 12:30pm to 2:00pm in the Kendrick Conference Room

Monroe Hall Room 321
2115 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

Please watch this site for upcoming events and email Tara Sinclair if you are interested in participating in this seminar.

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