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2013-10-30 16:02:30

Models universities partially use to forecast scientists' future contributions are not as reliable as previously thought. In a recent study, Aalto University and IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca researchers demonstrate mathematical analysis of past performance cannot reliably determine the future performance. This means that current models dangerously overestimate the predictability and should not be used for career advancement decision process. "Based on our results, the...

2011-11-29 13:21:57

A study coordinated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) proposes a new methodology to carry out quarterly forecasts of GDP evolution in all of the autonomous regions. This forecast should be related to the budget tightening plans and public deficit objectives, according to the researchers. This work presents the technical possibility to carry out within a day after the release of new economic data for the Spanish quarterly accounting, quarterly forecasts for GDP economic growth...

2011-09-02 16:45:03

Taking land-use models out of the lab for a test drive with the people who live the models gives scientists a new way to develop possible future scenarios. James Millington, a former post-doctoral researcher at Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability (CSIS) and now a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at King's College in London, has paired the relatively new use of agent-based land-use modeling with follow-up interviews with the stakeholders in those...

2011-07-19 12:34:31

Mathematical modeling of infectious diseases is an important tool in the understanding and prediction of epidemics. Knowledge of social interactions is used to understand how infectious diseases spread through populations and how to control epidemics. New research published in BMC Medicine shows that a model, which included dynamic information about the heterogeneity of contact length and rate of making new contacts, was as effective as a more complex model which included the order of...

2010-07-20 10:00:00

DALLAS, July 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Event Date- July 26 - 27, 2010 Location- Philadelphia, PA About the event: Join your colleagues and peers to discuss optimizing, executing and improving market research to drive accurate sales forecasting. This is a unique opportunity for pharmaceutical executives to hear best practices on: - Optimizing quality data to drive accurate forecasting - Capitalizing on third party vendor data to fill multiple gaps - Strategies...

2010-06-29 07:58:00

ATLANTA, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel industry forecasting is not for the faint of heart. During the recession that began in earnest in 2008, the magnitude of the economic declines deviated so far from long run norms that it was virtually impossible for econometric models to predict what ultimately occurred in the hotel industry. Despite the challenge, the lodging forecasts still provided meaningful guidance for owners and investors trying to operate through the historic downturn....

2010-04-23 08:10:00

LONDON, April 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Managing uncertainty; A Migraine For Pharma Forecasters Forecasting in pharmaceuticals has its up's and down's, with new markets and products proving more complex and requiring sophisticated approaches to forecast these areas. Dealing with uncertainties is no easy task. With a number of risks to consider, pharmaceutical forecasting teams need to be able to recognise commercial uncertainties surrounding a given product, capture it and...

2010-01-19 07:03:00

DALLAS, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - MarketsandMarkets now Offers a Specialized Patient Based Forecast Solution for Pipeline Drugs Across a Brand's Lifecycle Forecasting plays a significant role in the pharma industry. Forecasting helps a pharma company with opportunity analysis, resource planning & allocation, investment planning, go-no-go strategy, launch and go to market strategy. An epidemiology matrix is the back-bone of a forecast model. It takes into account...

2009-11-24 17:04:32

New research published in Strategic Organization The recent financial crisis and resulting global economic downturn has been the most defining global economic event since the Great Depression. Now research which appears in the November issue of Strategic Organization, published by SAGE, illustrates new ideas and philosophies in economics from strategic management, uncovering the micro-level underpinnings of the macro-level events we witness today. Macroeconomics experts have used traditional...

2009-09-15 13:45:00

BOSTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced from its 24th annual North American Forest Products Conference in San Diego, the addition of two industry leaders to its economic analysis ranks. Rod Young, former RISI CEO and current Chairman, assumes the newly created role of Chief Economic Advisor, responsible for overseeing the quality and accuracy of all RISI economic analysis products. Lynn Michaelis, a...


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