Making Progress in Forecasting

  title={Making Progress in Forecasting},
  author={J. S. Armstrong and R. Fildes},
  journal={Econometrics eJournal},
  • J. S. Armstrong, R. Fildes
  • Published 2006
  • Computer Science
  • Econometrics eJournal
  • Twenty-five years ago, the International Institute of Forecasters was established "to bridge the gap between theory and practice." Its primary vehicle was the Journal of Forecasting and is now the International Journal of Forecasting. The Institute emphasizes empirical comparisons of reasonable forecasting approaches. Such studies can be used to identify the best forecasting procedures to use under given conditions, a process we call evidence-based forecasting. Unfortunately, evidence-based… CONTINUE READING
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