Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) in Forecasting
12 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Date Written: July, 13 2008
Much has been learned in the past half century about producing useful forecasts. Those new to the area may be interested in answers to some commonly asked questions.
A. Forecasting, the field B. Types of forecasting problem C. Common sense and forecasting D. Choosing the best method E. Assessing strengths and weakness of procedures F. Accuracy of forecasts G. Examining alternative policies H. New products I. Behavior in conflicts, such as negotiations and wars J. Effect of changing technology K. Stocks and commodities L. Gaining acceptance M. Keeping up-to-date N. Reading to learn more O. Help on forecasting P. References on forecasting
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