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Top 100 Economics Blogs

May 22, 2018
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Check out the latest "Top 100 Economics Blogs" here. The blurb for No Hesitations (under "Sub-field Economic Blogs") is pretty funny, issuing a stern warning: His blog is primarily focused on statistics and econometrics, and is highly technical. T...

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Monetary Policy and Global Spillovers

May 14, 2018
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The Bank of Chile's latest Annual Conference volume, Monetary Policy and Global Spillovers: Mechanisms, Effects, and Policy Measures, is now out, here.  In addition to the research presented in the volume, I also love the picture on its front...

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Monetary Policy and Global Spillovers

May 14, 2018
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The Bank of Chile's latest Annual Conference volume, Monetary Policy and Global Spillovers: Mechanisms, Effects, and Policy Measures, is now out, here.  In addition to the research presented in the volume, I also love the picture on its front...

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Fourth Penn Quantitative Policy Workshop

May 7, 2018
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Fourth Penn Quantitative Policy Workshop

Some years ago I blogged on the first Workshop on Quantitative Tools for Macroeconomic Policy Analysis hosted by the Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER). We just completed the fourth! It was a great group as usual, with approximately 25 partici...

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Fourth Penn Quantitative Policy Workshop

May 7, 2018
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Fourth Penn Quantitative Policy Workshop

Some years ago I blogged on the first Workshop on Quantitative Tools for Macroeconomic Policy Analysis hosted by the Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER). We just completed the fourth! It was a great group as usual, with approximately 25 partici...

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Pockets of Predictability

April 30, 2018
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Some months ago I blogged on "Pockets of Predictability," here. The Farmer-Schmidt-Timmermann paper that I mentioned is now available, here.

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Pockets of Predictability

April 30, 2018
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Some months ago I blogged on "Pockets of Predictability," here. The Farmer-Schmidt-Timmermann paper that I mentioned is now available, here.

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Ghysels and Marcellino on Time-Series Forecasting

April 23, 2018
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If you're teaching a forecasting course and want a good text, or if you're just looking for an informative and modern treatment, see Applied Economic Forecasting Using Time Series Methods, by Eric Ghysels and Massimilliano Marcellino. It will be publis...

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Ghysels and Marcellino on Time-Series Forecasting

April 23, 2018
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If you're teaching a forecasting course and want a good text, or if you're just looking for an informative and modern treatment, see Applied Economic Forecasting Using Time Series Methods, by Eric Ghysels and Massimilliano Marcellino. It will be publis...

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The History of Forecasting Competitions

April 16, 2018
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Check out Rob Hyndman's "Brief History of Time Series Forecasting Competitions". I'm not certain whether the title's parallel to Hawking's Brief History of Time is intentional. At any rate, even if Hyndman's focus is rather more narrow than the origin ...

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