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Module 1 - Forecasting Financial and Economic Time Series Data
Apr.01.2019 - Apr.05.2019
CEAR University of Ibadan - CEAR Dept of Economics UI
Econometric Workshop 2019


Forecasting Financial and Economic Time Series Data

After the completion of this course, participants should be able to deal with financial and economic data that are often characterized by high frequency. More practically, they should be able to analyze these component models and adequately perform diagnostic checks


v  AR, MA and ARMA Models

  • Specification
  • Estimation
  • Inference
  • Forecasting

v  ARCH and GARCH Models

  • Specification
  • Estimation
  • Inference
  • Forecasting

v  Basic Extensions and Applications:

  • Threshold GARCH Model
  • Exponential GARCH Model
  • GARCH-in-Mean Model
  • Integrated GARCH Model

Who should enrol?

Academics and practitioners with research interests in areas including, but not limited to, financial markets, socio-economics, development economics, public finance, or international trade and finance.

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course requires a preparatory understanding of the relevant economic, econometric, and computational techniques at least equivalent to first degree in economics, statistics or any allied field.

Software to be used
Eviews and RATS

The course fees also depend on whether the participants will like to attend the general workshops in Ibadan or will request for in-house training at their locations.

  1. a. Fees at Workshops in Ibadan

The course fee at Ibadan workshops is N60,000 per participant for each of the modules. This covers the course materials, tea break and lunch. Every participant is expected to come with a laptop pre-installed with the instructional software. Also, participants shall be responsible for their accommodation, transport and other maintenance expenses.

Registration Details

Payment is made payable to the account number 1010103057 at any Zenith Bank Plc Branch nationwide. All tellers should be scanned and sent to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Phone: 08033234331, 08157216015

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