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For the seventeenth year, the IIF, in collaboration with SAS®, is proud to announce financial support for research on improving forecasting methods and business forecasting practice. The award for this year will be (2) $10,000 grants.

The deadline date for applications is 30 September 2020.

This grant was created in 2003 by the IIF, with financial support from the SAS® Institute, in order to promote research on forecasting principles and practice. The fund is divided to support research on (1) how to improve forecasting methods and (2) business forecasting practice and applications. To learn more and to apply for this grant, visit our website.

Last year’s award recipients:

Katie McConkle and Omar Aponte, Rochester Institute of Technology, for the project proposal in the category of Business Applications, Actionable Peak Electric Load Day Forecasting Method for Facilities with Renewable Electricity Cogeneration

Xiaochun Liu, University of Alabama, for the project proposal in the category of Methodology, Conditional Encompassing Test for Value-at-Risk and Expected Shortfall Forecasts: A GMM Approach

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