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- Bank of England, Centre for Central Banking Studies

Dates:October 18-22, 2010
Description:ABE - Applied Bayesian econometrics for central bankers
Location:London, United Kingdom
Subject:This event is an introduction to some of the techniques in Bayesian econometrics which can be useful for modelling and forecasting in central banks. It will provide an overview of the theory and then focus on practical implementation through computer-based exercises. The seminar will be taught from the perspective of the practitioner with the aim of discussing techniques that can improve upon, and provide a more convenient alternative to, classical econometric methods. The topics covered may include: introduction to Bayesian analysis and Gibbs sampling; Gibbs sampling for linear regressions and vector autoregressions; Gibbs sampling for state-space models including time-varying parameter and dynamic factor models; non-linear regression models: the Metropolis-Hastings algorithm; Bayesian model averaging; and Bayesian estimation of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models. [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:C


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