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Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting Course

Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya
Start Date:
June 4, 2018
End Date:
June 8, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm


Event: Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting Course

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya.

Event Date: 04th – 08th June 2018



This hands-on workshop focuses on the process of building and operating small-scale structural macroeconomic models and satellite models for forecasting in central banks. The programme will involve both presentations providing the theoretical background of the topics covered and computer training enabling direct application of the methodologies previously covered.

5 Days

Economists with a reasonable technical background in macroeconomic modeling and forecasting or junior economists whose duties involve/will involve modeling and forecasting.

• Introduce participants to Macroeconomic Modeling and Forecastingconcepts
• Assess the key insights from best practice international modelling, and recent policy applications
• Explain and assess the relative roles of deterministic and stochastic macroeconomic models, and their steady state and dynamic properties
• Display a sound appreciation of the roles of macroeconomic and structural models in forecasting, projection and policy processes

• Introduction to Macroeconomic Modeling and Forecasting
• Work with data and stylized facts, country specific features
• Forward-looking models, endogenous monetary policy
• Impulse response analysis
• Kalman filtering
• Model testing
• Forecasting and incorporation of judgment
• Decomposition of the aggregate forecast
• Automation
• Scenario analysis, uncertainty
• Near-term forecasting methods
• Fiscal, monetary and foreign trade forecasting

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Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Email: [email protected].
Mob: +254 715 077 817
Tel: 020 211 3814

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 28th May 2018.
Send proof of payment to [email protected]


Indepth Research Services
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