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Presentations


Upcoming:
(Note: I am on sabbatical AY 2018-2019 and will be traveling extensively)

April 11 - 12, 2019: I will present "Mismatch in Online Job Search" at the First DC Search & Matching Workshop, in Washington, DC. 

May 19 - 21, 2019: I will participate on a panel discussing data issues at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's 2019 Financial Markets Conference in Amelia Island, Florida.

June 28 - July 2, 2019: I will serve as a discussant in the organized session “Using Online Job Vacancy Data to Study Labor Market Dynamics” at the Western Economic Association Conference in San Francisco, CA.  


Slides from Selected Past Presentations

December 6-7, 2018: I presented "Forecast Evaluation and Macroeconomic Policy"  as a keynote speaker at the second macroeconomic modelling workshop at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, Australia. NYT article referencing this research: What Is a Recession, and Why Are People Talking About the Next One?


October 10-11, 2018: I presented Continuities and Discontinuities in Forecasting as a keynote speaker at the conference Futures Past. Economic Forecasting in the 20th and 21st Century in Hamburg, Germany.

June 26, 2018: I presented "Macroeconomic Data and Forecasts" at the Weidenbaum Center Media Retreat in Cape Cod.


August 21-22, 2017: I was one of the panelists on Global Labour Markets at the CAMA and Australian Treasury Conference on "Structural Changes in the Global Economy: Trends, Puzzles and Implications."  Slides of my introductory remarks here.

June 25-28, 2017: I presented "Macroeconomic Data: Fallacies and Forecasts" for the Weidenbaum Center Media Retreat in Cape Cod.

April 28-29, 2017: I presented "Discussion: Inflation Expectations and Forecasts Beyond the Developed World" in the workshop on "Forecasting Issues in Developing Countries," sponsored by the International Institute of Forecasters, International Monetary Fund, American University and GW’s Research Program on Forecasting at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC.


April 20, 2017: I presented "Where is the Big Data Revolution in Economic Forecasting?" as one of the morning panelists on for the Federal Forecasters Conference at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, DC.  


April 3, 2017: I presented “Opportunities and Challenges of Constructing Economic Indicators from the Online Labor Market” as part of a panel for the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (OEUS) at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

January 23, 2017:  I presented "Economic Policy in the Age of Big Data" at the Weidenbaum Center at Washington University in St. Louis.


December 6, 2016: I presented “Real Time Economic Indicators from the Online Labor Market: Indeed Job Trends” in a panel on Private Sector Production of Economic Indicators at the FCSM Statistical Policy Seminar in Washington, DC.

June 28, 2016: I presented Macroeconomic Data and Forecasts at the Weidenbaum Center Media Retreat in Cape Cod, MA.

December 7-8, 2015: I presented Old and New Challenges for Forecasting: Recessions, Booms, and Big Data as one of the invited speakers for the 16th IWH-CIREQ Macroeconometric Workshop on December 7-8, 2015 in Halle (Saale), Germany.

June 30, 2015: presented Evaluating Macroeconomic Forecasts at the Weidenbaum Center Media Retreat in Cape Cod, MA.

December 17, 2014: I presented The Case For and Against Secular Stagnation at the Weidenbaum Center, Washington University in St. Louis.

June 22 - 25, 2014: I presented Macroeconomic Data in Real Time at the Weidenbaum Center Media Retreat in Cape Cod, MA.


January 3 - 5, 2014: I presented Characteristics and Implications of Chinese Macroeconomic Data Revisions at the January 2014 American Economic Association meetings in the Data Revisions and Macroeconomic Analysis section organized by Dean Croushore.  Slides here. 

I also served as a discussant in a session on Information Rigidity in Survey Expectations for the Society of Government Economists sessions at the 2014 American Economic Association Meeting.  Slides for "
Discussion of 
Information Rigidities in Economic Growth Forecasts: 
Evidence from a Large International Panel"


June 23 - 26, 2013: (U.S.) Macroeconomic Data in Real Time at the Weidenbaum Center Media Retreat in Cape Cod, MA.

November 12, 2012: The U.S. Economy After the Election: Paradoxes and Possibilities Eliot Society Breakfast at the Weidenbaum Center, Washington University in St. Louis.

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