Upcoming Presentations and Events

We are pleased to announce we will once again be hosting the University Seminar on Forecasting (part of the XD@GW initiative) for the 2016-2017 academic year.  

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


Fall 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Jane Ryngaert (University of Texas at Austin) will present  "Information Rigidity, Learning, and Persistence in the Survey of Professional Forecasters."

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016: 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Wendy Edelberg (CBO) will present CBO's Economic Projections

Thursday, September 29th, 2016: 12:30 - 2:00 pm: William Larson (FHFA) will present "Missing the Mark: House Price Index Accuracy and Mortgage Credit Modeling."

Special Event!  Thursday, October 6, 2016, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Governor DeLisle Worrell, Central Bank of Barbados

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Fitzroy Lee (Office of Revenue and Analysis, DC) "A DC Coicident Index in the Age of Big Data"

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 12:30 - 2:00 pm:  John Sides (GW Political Science) will present "Forecasting the 2016 Presidential Election"

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Luis Catao (IMF) will present the latest World Economic Outlook

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Thom File (Census) will present "The Emerging Electorate: Projections of the Eligible Voting Population in the United States, 2016-2060."

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Youssouf Kiendrebeogo (World Bank) will present “Political rights, economic rights, and economic growth: new evidence from a duration analysis”

Conference in Germany!  December 5-6, 2016: 17th IWH-CIREQ-GW Macro­econometric Workshop to be held in Halle (Saale), Germany.  Call for Papers Submissions due September 15th.

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Edward Herbst (Federal Reserve) “Multi-Step Forecasting With State-Space Models” 


Spring 2016

April 20, 2017: Save the date for the 22nd Federal Forecasters Conference, FFC/2017!

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

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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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