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use of prior information in forecast combination

Francis X. Diebold

use of prior information in forecast combination

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Published by Dept. of Economics and Institute for Policy Analysis, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Economic forecasting -- Mathematical models.,
  • Decision making -- Mathematical models.

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    Statementby Francis X. Diebold, Peter Pauly.
    SeriesWorking paper series / Dept. of Economics and Institute for Policy Analysis, University of Toronto -- no. 9004, Working paper series (University of Toronto. Institute for Policy Analysis) -- no. 9004
    ContributionsPauly, Peter, 1947-, University of Toronto. Institute for Policy Analysis., University of Toronto. Dept. of Economics.
    LC ClassificationsHB3730 .D54 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17291735M

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use of prior information in forecast combination by Francis X. Diebold Download PDF EPUB FB2

The empirical Bayes RMSE and MAE scores are followed (in parentheses) by the estimated g-value. Diebold, P. Pauly / The use of prior information in forecast combination We calculate combining weights using the first 20 observations, and observations are then used for forecast comparison; results appear in Table by: F.X.

Diebold, P. Pau& / The use ofprior information in forecast combination To summarize the results, we have proposed a simple normal-gamma approach for the incorpo- ration of prior information in regression-based forecast combination.

Two data-based methods for assessing the prior covariance matrix were. In practice, combination weights need to be estimated using past data Once we use estimated parameters, the population-optimal weights no longer have any optimality properties in a ‚risk™sense For any forecast combination problem, there is typically no single optimal forecast method with estimated parametersFile Size: 1MB.

"The use of prior information in forecast combination," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 6(4), pagesDecember.

More about this item Keywords. Downloadable. Typically, when forecasting inflation rates, there are a variety of individual models and a combination of several of these models.

We implement a Bayesian shrinkage combination methodology to include information that is not captured by the individual models using expert forecasts as prior information.

To take into account two common characteristics in emerging. An advantages of the OLS forecast combinations is that the combined forecast is unbiased, even if one of the individual forecasts is.

A disadvantage is that the resulting weights can be hard to interpret. Especially if the coe cients are non-convex.2 2if the combination of two individual forecasts is not convex, the resulting combined forecast willFile Size: KB.

Package ‘ForecastCombinations’ OLS forecast combination is based on obs t = const+ Xp i=1 w iobsc it +e t; where obs is the observed values and obsc is the forecast, one out of the p forecasts available.

The function computes the complete subset regressions. So a matrix of forecasts based on allFile Size: KB. How not to use forecast combination Mae West once said: “Too much of a good thing is wonderful.” Such is not true of forecast combination.

In particular, it should be stressed that if time and resource constraints do not pro- hibit the combination of information sets, then.

The Combination of Forecasts Article (PDF Available) in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (General) (2) January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Forecast combination methods reduce the information in a vector of forecasts to a single combined forecast by using a set of combination weights.

Although there are several methods, a typical strategy is the use of the simple arithmetic mean to obtain the combined forecast. A priori, the use of this mean could be justified when all the forecasters have had the same Cited by: 1.

Journal of Forecasting, 6, F, S, C, T, SI. The authors show how weighted least squares techniques can be used to model changes in the relative contributions of the forecasters (time-varying combining parameters). Diebold, F.X., and Pauly, P. (c), "The use of prior information in forecast combination".Cited by:   The different combination forecast weights can be simple functions such as an equal-weighted mean (MEAN, w j, t MEAN ≡ 1 / N) ⁠, or functions of prior forecast performance that give low weight to forecasts that have large past errors, and vice versa.

If the forecast errors of the individual forecasts have equal variance and equal pairwise Cited by: 1. provision of health and dental services includes information from screening and any follow-up services that are provided. All areas of a Head Start program – content and management – involve the collection and use of substantial amounts of information.

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Optimal aggregation of money supply forecasts: accuracy, profitability. Today Facebook is open sourcing Prophet, a forecasting tool available in Python and R. Forecasting is a data science task that is central to many activities within an instance, large organizations like Facebook must engage in capacity planning to efficiently allocate scarce resources and goal setting in order to measure performance relative to a.

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The paper proceeds as follows. Section 2 reviews the relevant prior literature and develops ourFile Size: KB. the better forecast is then accepted and used, the other being discarded. Whilst this may have some merit where analysis is the principal objective of the exercise, this is not a wise procedure if the objective is to make as good a forecast as possible, since the discarded forecast nearly always contains some useful independent information.

and last but not least, make sure (most of the time experimentally) that your choice of prior means what you want to express. To my opinion, this task is sometimes the more critical. Never forgot, that when doing inference a prior means nothing by itself, you have to consider the posterior (which is the combination of prior and likelihood).

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These three steps are explained further and illustrated through an extended example in the following sections. prior probability the best rational assessment of the probability of an outcome on the basis of established knowledge before the present experiment is performed.

For instance, the prior probability of the daughter of a carrier of hemophilia being herself a carrier of hemophilia is 1/2. But if the daughter already has an affected son, the.

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The paper documents the software implementation of the open source R package for forecast combination that we coded and published on the official R package depository, CRAN. The GeomComb package is the only R package that covers a wide range of different popular forecast combination : Christoph Weiss.

Forecasting relies on past relationships and making predictions from historical information 2. Consider developing several forecasts under different potential scenarios with a probability assigned to each one 3.

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To improve estimation accuracy and reduce forecast risks with functional data, in this paper, we propose a novel cross-validation model averaging method for generalized functional linear model where the scalar response variable is related to a random .models forecast better than VARs estimated with frequentist techniques.

The widely used Minnesota prior introduced by Litterman () is a set of data centric prior beliefs that shrinks the parameters towards a stylized representation of macroeconomic data thereby reducing parameter uncertainty and improving forecast accuracy.

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