Recent Developments in the Econometrics of Macroeconomics and Finance

Norges Bank, the Central Bank of Norway, organizes a conference on recent developments in the econometrics of macroeconomics and finance on June 3-4, 2010.

Venastul, 3-4 June 2010

The conference will take place in Venastul, Norges Bank's resort in the Norwegian mountains.

Oslo, 2 June 2010

Prior to the conference, Norges Bank will host a workshop on short term forecasting in central banks in Oslo on June 2. 

Organizers at Norges Bank:

  • Karsten Gerdrup
  • Christian Kascha
  • Francesco Ravazzolo
  • Dagfinn Rime

 

Wednesday 2 June 2010:

08.15 – 09.00  Registration at Norges Bank

09.00 – 09.10 Welcome Speech by Jon Nicolaisen, Executive Director, Norges Bank Monetary Policy

09.10 – 09.50 Nowcasting at the Riksbank, by Michael K. Andersson, Sverige Riksbank

09.50 – 10.30 Short-term forecasting at the ECB, by Vincent Labhard, European Central Bank

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.40 Nowcasting with State Space Forms, by Nii Ayi Armah, Bank of Canada

11.40 – 12.20 System for Averaging Models using Real-Time Data, by Karsten Gerdrup, Norges Bank

12.30 – 13.15  Lunch break

13.20 – 14.20 Forecast Disagreement among FOMC Members, by Michael McCracken, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

14.20 – 14.30 Concluding remarks

Published 14 January 2010 11:41
Edited 25 May 2010 16:51