International Journal of Forecasting

The International Journal of Forecasting is a peer-reviewed scientific journal on forecasting. It is published quarterly by Elsevier on behalf of the International Institute of Forecasters. It was established in 1985 and the current editor-in-chief is Rob Hyndman (as of May 2012). The International Journal of Forecasting is the leading journal in its field, and is the official publication of the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF) and shares its aims and scope.

This journal publishes peer-reviewed papers covering all aspects of forecasting. The journal’s main objective is to unify the field and bridge the gap between theory and practice. The intention is to make forecasting useful and relevant for decision and policy makers who need forecasts. The journal places strong emphasis on empirical studies, evaluation activities, implementation research and ways of improving the practice of forecasting.

Numerous topics are covered in the International Journal of Forecasting, including: New Products Forecasting; Financial Forecasting; Economic Analysis; Production Forecasting; Technological Forecasting; Legal and Political Aspects; Implementation Research; Judgmental/Psychological Aspects of Forecasting; Impact of Uncertainty on Decision Making; Seasonal Adjustments; Marketing Forecasting; Time Series Analysis; Time Series Forecasting; Organizational Aspects of Forecasting; Economic and Econometric Forecasting; Evaluation of Forecasting Methods and Approaches; Forecasting Applications in Business, Government and the Military.

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