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