News & Events

  • Fred Joutz had dinner in July with Economics Department alumni in Abu Dhabi.
  • Congratulations to Xiaoyang (Maggie) Chen and Tara Sinclair on their promotions to associate professor with tenure!
  • The Research Program in Forecasting will have a workshop by Francis X. Diebold (University of Pennsylvania) on October 6, 2011, from 12:30 - 2 pm.

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, Feb. 27 George Akerlof will be giving a talk on "Phishing for Phools", his new book.
  • February 28, 2013: Tara Sinclair of George Washington University and the Research Program on Forecasting will be presenting "Characteristics and Implications of Chinese Macroeconomic Data Revisions." and Herman Stekler of George Washington University and the Research Program on Forecasting will be presenting "An evaluation of Chinese economic forecasts."
  • March 7, 2013:  Fred Joutz of George Washington University and the Research Program on Forecasting will be presenting "Evaluating Oil Price Forecasts."
  • April 4, 2013: Theresa Firestine of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, will be presenting on the creation of holiday variables for the deseasonalization of transportation data.
  • April 11, 2013: Keith Ord, Georgetown University and the Research Program on Forecasting. Topic TBA.
  • April 18, 2013: Arabinda Basistha, West Virginia University.  Topic TBA.