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Forecast Uncertainty - its representation and evaluation

Ken Wallis, Emeritus Professor of Econometrics, will deliver the 2005 Sir Richard Stone Lectures in London on 17 and 24 October.

The lecture series commemorates the contributions to economic statistics of Sir Richard Stone (1913-1991), founding director of the Department of Applied Economics at Cambridge University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1984, for having made fundamental contributions to the development of systems of national accounts and hence having greatly improved the basis for empirical economic analysis.

"Forecast uncertainty" by Professor Kenneth F. Wallis, University of Warwick.

Forecast Uncertainty - its representation and evaluation

Date and time: 5pm - 6pm, 24th October
Venue: National Institute of Economic and Social Research
Target audience: economic researchers

The lecture surveys recent research on statistical methods for the evaluation of interval and density forecasts. Methods of comparing and combining such forecasts are also considered.


There is no charge to attend these seminars. If you would like to register to attend, please contact Pat Shaw with your name, title and organisation:

telephone: 020 7222 7665