International Journal of Forecasting

Official Publication of the International Institute of Forecasters





Editor-in-Chief:Rob Hyndman





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The International Journal of Forecasting is the leading journal in its field. It is the official publication of the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF) and shares its aims and scope. More information about the IIF may be found at click here.

The International Journal of Forecasting publishes high quality refereed papers covering all aspects of forecasting. Its objective (and that of the IIF) is to unify the field, and to bridge the gap between theory and practice, making forecasting useful and relevant for decision and policy makers. The journal places strong emphasis on empirical studies, evaluation activities, implementation research and ways of improving the practice of forecasting. It is open to many points of view and encourages debate to find solutions for problems facing the field.

Topics covered in the International Journal of Forecasting:

Economic and econometric forecasting
Marketing forecasting
• New products forecasting
Financial forecasting
Production forecasting
Technological forecasting
• Forecasting applications in business, government, and the military
Demographic forecasting
Energy forecasting
Climate forecasting
Crime forecasting
• Seasonal adjustments and forecasting
Time series forecasting
• Legal and political aspects of forecasting
• Implementation of forecasting
• Judgmental/psychological aspects of forecasting
• Impact of forecast uncertainty on decision making
• Organizational aspects of forecasting
• Evaluation of forecasting methods and approaches

Features of the IJF include research papers, research notes, discussion articles, book reviews, editorials and letters.

Data and computer programs associated with articles published in the International Journal of Forecasting are provided as online supplements on ScienceDirect.


Researchers and Practitioners of the evaluation and application of forecasting methods and approaches in business, government and the military, and of marketing, financial, production and technological forecasting.

Abstracting and Indexing

CIS, Current Contents, IAOR, INSPEC, Journal of Economic Literature, RePEc, Social Sciences Citation Index, Sociological Abstracts, Statistical Theory and Method Abstracts, UMI Data Courier
Editor-in-Chief Rob Hyndman Dept. of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia, Fax: +(61) (0)3 9905 5474, Editors Graham Elliott Dept. of Economics, University of California at San Diego (UCSD), 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0508, USA, Paul Goodwin The Management School, University of Bath, The Avenue, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK, Esther Ruiz Dept. of Statistics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 28903 Madrid, Spain, Dick van Dijk Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands, Associate Editors M. Adya Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA, J. Alho University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland, J.S Armstrong University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA, USA, A. Atiya Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, C. Brooks University of Reading, Reading, UK, M. Clements University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, R. Fildes Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, UK, A. Garcia-Ferrer Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, MADRID, Spain, R. Giacomini University College London (UCL), London, UK, D. Giannone Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Bruxelles, Belgium, G. Gonzalez-Rivera University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA, USA, W. Gorr Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, J. Guerard, Jr Chatham, NJ, USA, M. Guidolin Università Bocconi, Milano, Italy, R.D.F. Harris University of Exeter, Exeter, England, UK, N. Harvey University College London (UCL), London, UK, D. Hendry University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, V. Kumar University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA, K. Lahiri State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, New York, NY, USA, M. Lawrence University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia, M. Lewis-Beck University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, A Lunde Aarhus Universitet, Aarhus V, Denmark, S. Makridakis INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, G. Martin Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia, M McCracken Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA, B.D. McCullough Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, N. Meade Imperial College London, London, UK, J. Nalewaik Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC, USA, D. Onkal Bilkent University, Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey, J.K. Ord Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA, D.R. Osborn University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK, J. Rombouts ESSEC Business School, Cergy-Pontoise, France, N.R. Sanders Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA, H. Stekler George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA, N. Swanson Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, J.W. Taylor University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, G. Wright Durham University, Durham, UK
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