Forecasting

Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, Forthcoming

16 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2015

See all articles by Andreas Graefe

Andreas Graefe

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Kesten C. Green

University of South Australia - UniSA Business School; Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science

J. Scott Armstrong

University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Date Written: September 16, 2011

Abstract

The field of forecasting is concerned with making statements about matters that are currently unknown. The terms "forecast," "prediction," "projections," and "prognosis" are interchangeable as commonly used. Forecasting is also concerned with the effective presentation and use of forecasts.

Keywords: forecasting, prediction, projection, prognosis, principles

JEL Classification: C53

Suggested Citation

Graefe, Andreas and Green, Kesten C. and Armstrong, J. Scott, Forecasting (September 16, 2011). Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1928698

Andreas Graefe

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences ( email )

Sandstrasse 9
Munich, Bavaria 80337
Germany

HOME PAGE: http://www.andreas-graefe.org

Kesten C. Green

University of South Australia - UniSA Business School ( email )

GPO Box 2471
Adelaide, SA 5001
Australia
+61 8 83012 9097 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://people.unisa.edu.au/Kesten.Green

Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science ( email )

Australia

HOME PAGE: http://www.marketingscience.info/people/KestenGreen.html

J. Scott Armstrong (Contact Author)

University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department ( email )

700 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6340
United States
215-898-5087 (Phone)
215-898-2534 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://marketing.wharton.upenn.edu/people/faculty/armstrong.cfm

Register to save articles to
your library

Register

Paper statistics

Downloads
78
Abstract Views
373
rank
204,262
PlumX Metrics