The publisher of the International Journal of Forecasting has provided a list of five articles selected by the editors of the journal as being particularly important. The list, with links to the articles, is available here.
"Who do you think will win the U.S. presidential election?" A new paper by Andreas Graefe shows that surveys of citizens' expectations provide forecasts of who will win the election that are more accurate than forecasts from polls, prediction markets, experts' judgments, and econometric models. For more information and a copy of the paper, see PollyVote.com. Expections are currently predicting a win for President Obama.
The IIF, in collaboration with SASÂ®, is proud to announce financial support for research on how to improve forecasting methods and business forecasting practice. The deadline date for submissions has been extended to 12 October 2012. For more information, see here.
The Forecasting Principles site summarizes all useful knowledge about forecasting so that it can be used by researchers, practitioners, and educators. The site is devoted to improving decision making by furthering scientific forecasting.