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Macroeconometric Forecasting

Virtual : Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)


Session No.: SA 21.02V

Location: New Delhi, India

Date: January 15-29, 2021 (2 weeks) New dates

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    Government officials involved in developing macroeconometric models and forecasting for the analysis, design, and implementation of macroeconomic policy.

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    Participants are expected to have an advanced degree in economics or equivalent experience, and a background in econometrics. They should also be comfortable using EViews for econometric applications.

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    Course Description

    This course, presented by the Institute for Capacity Development, gives government officials a rigorous foundation in the estimation of macroeconometric models and their application for forecasting and policy analysis in central banks, ministries, and public research institutions. Participants work on hands-on estimation and forecasting exercises.

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    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: i) Understand various model specifications; ii) Use the EViews software to apply modeling techniques to country data;  iii) Apply the techniques learned to country cases from their region to forecast and analyze a policy issue; iv) Apply appropriate tools available in the EViews econometric package to their own work or research and that of other countries.

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