Upcoming Presentations and Events

We are pleased to announce we will once again be hosting the University Seminar on Forecasting for the 2014-2015 academic year.  

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

Spring 2015 schedule posted!

February 12, 2015: Andrew Reamer (GW Institute of Public Policy) will present "Stumbling into the Great Recession: How and Why GDP Estimates Kept Economists and Policymakers in the Dark."

WEDNESDAY February 18, 2015, 2:30 - 4:00 pm: Frank Schorfheide (University of Pennsylvania) Special Joint Seminar with Macro-International will present "Dynamic Prediction Pools: An Investigation of Financial Frictions and Forecasting Performance"

February 19, 2015: Stephen Martin and Rolf Pendall (Urban Institute) will present “Mapping America’s Futures: A New Platform for Exploring Local Demographic Scenarios.”

February 26, 2015: Several of our members will be at the Eastern Economic Association conference in New York. 

March 26, 2015: John Guerard, McKinley Capital will present "Earnings Forecasting in a Global Stock Selection Model and Efficient Portfolio Construction and Management."
WEDNESDAY April 8, 2015: Ioana Marinescu (University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy) will present Mismatch Unemployment and the Geography of Job Search in a Special Seminar Joint with Microeconomics (still 12;30 - 2:00 pm)
April 16, 2015: Simon van Norden (HEC Montréal)
April 23, 2015: Ed Gamber (Lafayette College and visiting scholar at CBO) will present "Forecasting Current Quarter Real GDP Growth"

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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