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.


We are on break for the holidays - see the schedule below for when we restart in late February:


Spring 2017

February 23, 2017, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Jevgenijs Steinbuks will present “Assessing the Accuracy of Electricity Production Forecasts”

March 2, 2017, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Gabriel Mathy (American University) will present “How did forecasters respond to the American growth slowdown since the mid-2000s?”

March 9, 2017,  12:30 - 2:00 pm:  Neil Ericsson (Federal Reserve Board and GW), will present on big data.  Joint seminar with GWU SAGE and ODE Colonials.  

April 6, 2017,  12:30 - 2:00 pm: Youssouf Kiendrebeogo (World Bank) will present “Political rights, economic rights, and economic growth: new evidence from a duration analysis”
April 13, 2017,  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.
Note special day, time, and location: Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 2 pm to 3:30 pm: Special seminar by Governor DeLisle Worrell of the Central Bank of Barbados  on "Small is different: a forecasting model for very open economies" To be held in 1957 E Street, Room 505. Joint with IIEP.
April 20, 2017: Save the date for the 22nd Federal Forecasters Conference, FFC/2017.  The theme for FFC/2017 is "The Potential for Big Data in Forecasting." For more information and to register, please visit the FFC Eventbrite site. For more information on how to submit an abstract (due February 1, 2017), see the call for papers.

April 27-28, 2017: Save the date for our workshop on "Forecasting Issues in Developing Countries."  The International Institute of Forecasters, International Monetary Fund, American University and GW’s Research Program on Forecasting are jointly planning this workshop to be held at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC.  Paper submission deadline is February 14, 2017.  Call for papers is here.

May 4, 2017, 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Travis Berge (Federal Reserve Board) TBA.  


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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