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Workshop on Nowcasting | October 21

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Workshop on Nowcasting

Date: October 21, 2022
Venue: Room R2-21, Paris School of Economics, 48 bd Jourdan, 75014 Paris


9:00 Registration

9:15 Welcome by Jean-Olivier Hairault (Directeur de Paris School of Economics) (TBC) and Catherine Doz (PSE, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Session 1: Chair: Catherine Doz (PSE, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

9:30-10:20 Michele Modugno (Federal Reserve Board)
Back to the present: Learning about the Euro Area through a Now-casting Model
(with D. Cascaldi-Garcia, T. Ferreira and D.Giannone)

10:20 -11:10 Gabriel Perez-Quiros (Banco de Espana)

11:10-11:40 Coffee break

11:40-12:30 Ivan Petrella (Warwick Business School)
Advances in Nowcasting Economic Activity: Secular Trends, Large Shocks and New Data
(with J. Antolin-Diaz and T. Drechsel)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Session 2: Chair: Laurent Ferrara (SKEMA Business School)

14:00-14:50 Danilo Leiva-Leon (Banco de Espana)
Tracking weekly state-level economic conditions
(with C. Baumeister and E. Sims)

14:50-15:40 Heiner Mikosch (ETH Zurich, KOF)
Tracking Economic Activity With Alternative High-Frequency Data
(with P. Kronenberg and S. Neuwirth)

15:40-16:10 Coffee break

16:10-17:00 Scott Brave (Morning Consult)
Introducing CARTS: A New Index Tracking National Retail Spending
(with M. Fogarty, D. Aaronson, E. Karger and S. Kran)

17:00 General discussion

17:20 Adjourn