Macroeconomic Forecasting - The International Monetary Fund

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Important information

  • Course
  • Online
  • Duration:
    8 Weeks
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

Learn how to create and assess forecasting models to predict macroeconomic variables such as inflation and economic growth.With this course you earn while you learn, you gain recognized qualifications, job specific skills and knowledge and this helps you stand out in the job market.

Important information

Requirements: A background in statistics and economics at the undergraduate level is assumed.  

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Online

What you'll learn on the course

Forecasting
Macroeconomics
Economics
Economics Science
Macroeconomics variables

Course programme

In this macroeconomics course, you will learn to predict macroeconomic variables such as inflation, growth or consumption, and to create statistical models in economics and use them to predict responses to economic policy. You will learn from hands-on demonstrations of model-building, forecasting and policy analysis, using data sets from a wide variety of countries. During this economics course, you will be provided with a free temporary license to EViews – a popular software for estimating and simulating forecasting models that has become a standard in central banks and academic institutions worldwide. Macroeconomic Forecasting is offered by the IMF with financial support from the Government of Belgium.