Long-Range Forecasting, 2nd. Ed
LONG-RANGE FORECASTING, 2nd. ed., 1985
Posted: 14 Feb 2005 Last revised: 31 Dec 2011
Date Written: August 11, 2010
Long-Range Forecasting, 2nd. ed, is based heavily on empirical studies and demonstrated many useful forecasting techniques to attain higher levels of accuracy. The book incorporates supportive answers when wondering which forecasting method is best to use in give situations, or the advantages or disadvantages for each method. Research areas covered in the book include: economics, sociology, psychology, transportation, education and management, with references to medicine, weather, and techonology.
The book explains, in clear detail: How to structure a forecasting problem, the strengths and weaknesses of the available forecasting methods, how to evaluate forecasting systems, how to get a new forecasting method accepted by your users, how managers should use forecasts, ideas for future research - with suggestions on the kind of research that will have the biggest payoff.
Keywords: Forecasting, Long-Range Forecasting
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