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