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Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics

The Department's research expertise in forecasting led to the establishment of the Business and Economic Forecasting Unit in 2001. The aim of the Unit is to develop improved forecasting methodologies for applications in business and economics. In addition we aim to disseminate knowledge of forecasting methodologies to students and the community.

We build and consolidate our forecasting research strengths by providing:

  • consulting and contract research for business and industry
  • conducting short courses for business and industry
  • supervision and scholarships for Higher Degree by Research students undertaking research in a forecasting-related area.