Forecasting Forum – April 2018

New Blogs:

Global Economy: Good News for Now but Trade Tensions a Threat – IMF Blog by Maurice Obstfeld

Econometrics, Machine Learning, and Big Data – No Hesitations (Frank Diebold’s Blog)

2018’s Growing and Shrinking Economies – Focus Economics

A brief history of time series forecasting competitions – Hyndsight (Rob Hyndman’s Blog)

IJF special issue on “Forecasting for Social Good” – IIF Blog

Ghysels and Marcellino on Time-Series Forecasting – No Hesitations (Frank Diebold’s Blog)

What impact would a trade war between the U.S. and China have on their economies? – Focus Economics

What Information Does the Yield Curve Yield? – ECONOFACT

New Articles:

Forecasting US GNP growth: The role of uncertainty – Mawuli Segnon, Rangan Gupta, Stelios Bekiros, and Mark E. Wohar, Journal of Forecasting

Are macroeconomic density forecasts informative? – Michael P. Clements, International Journal of Forecasting

The role of accounting fundamentals and other information in analyst forecast errors – Danilo Monte‐Mor, Fernando Galdi, and Cristiano Costa, Journal of International Finance

What do professional forecasters actually predict? – Didier Nibbering, Richard Paap, and Michel van der Wel, International Journal of Forecasting

How well do economists forecast recessions? – Zidong An, Joao Jalles, and Prakash Loungani, International Finance

Evaluating the use of realtime data in forecasting output levels and recessionary events in the USA – Chrystalleni Aristidou, Kevin Lee, and Kalvinder Shields, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society

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