Narodowy Bank Polski

Research & Conferences

NBP Workshop on Forecasting

20-21 November 2017
Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP) Warsaw, Poland

The workshop will provide an opportunity to share the latest practical solutions in forecasting used by central banks and other institutions and to discuss relevant research developments. Modelling and forecasting of growth, inflation and related higher-frequency indicators are within the scope of the workshop. Empirical and theoretical submissions are welcome. Specific topics include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Prediction using large data sets or models with time-varying parameters
  • Univariate and multivariate density forecasts: evaluation, combination, presentation
  • Applications of unobserved component models, mixture models, non-linear or non-Gaussian models
  • Incorporating short time-series and experts’ knowledge into forecasts
  • Dealing with data features in nowcasting: mixed frequencies, ragged edges, real time data, missing observations
Our intention is to provide a sound theoretical background for discussing up-to-date applied forecasting experiences. The workshop is targeted at analysts employed at forecasting units of central banks and forecasting institutions as well as academics interested in the field. The scientific programme will include contributed talks and poster presentations.

Keynote speakers:

  • Gary Koop (University of Strathclyde)
  • John Maheu (McMaster University)

Submission of papers:

An extended abstract or a full paper (preferred) should be sent to no later than 30 September 2017. The authors of accepted papers will be notified by 16 October 2017. The registration deadline for authors is 26 October 2017.

Practical information:

There is no registration fee. Coffee breaks and lunches will be provided by the organizers. NBP offers accommodation and reimbursement of economy class travel costs (up to a certain limit) for presenters of the accepted papers representing academic institutions.


In order to attend the workshops please complete the online form at: Registration Form

Important dates:

  • 30 September 2017 – paper submission deadline, online registration opens
  • 16 October 2017 – notification to authors
  • 26 October 2017 – author registration deadline
  • 20-21 November 2017 – the workshop takes place


Should you have any questions, please contact:

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