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The Federal Forecasters Consortium (FFC), in alliance with The George Washington University (GWU), is pleased to announce our Brown Bag Seminar Series on Forecasting. This year there will also be sessions for the 2011-2012 University Seminar on Forecasting.

For more information on the Brown Bag Seminar Series, go to the Research Program on Forecasting's Website (at the George Washington University)
http://research.columbian.gwu.edu/cer/research/forecasting *(External link - see disclaimer page)

Email Fred Joutz (bmark@gwu.edu) if you are interested in participating in the FFC Brown Bag Seminar Series at GWU, which is typically held on Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:00 pm each month.

To be added to the seminar mailing list contact:
     Demetric Sewell
     U.S. Census Bureau
     Demetric.M.Sewell@census.gov (301) 763-6287

Time and Location:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
John W. Kendrick Conference Room
Monroe Hall Room 321
2115 G Street
Washington, DC 20052



Thursday, August 29, 2013 | 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Ullrich Heilemann (University of Leipzig). TBA

Thursday, September 12, 2013 | 12:30 - 2:00 pm
H.O. Stekler (GW and RPF) will present "Is there Information in Fed Forecast Revisions?"

Thursday, September 19, 2013 | 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Neil Ericsson (FRB, GW, and RPF) will present “Biases in U.S. Government Forecasts”

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 | 11:00 - 12:30 pm
Special Seminar Lutz Kilian  (University of Michigan). TBA

Thursday, October 17, 2013 | 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Richard Kane (OMB). TBA

Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 12:30 - 2:00 pm
IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update A discussion by IMF staff and GW faculty

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Dobrislav Dobrev (Federal Reserve Board) will present “Robust Forecasting by Regularization”


Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 12:30 - 2:00 pm
IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) A discussion by IMF staff and GW faculty

Past Brown Bag Seminars

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