3 02, 2022

Member Profile: Norman Swanson

By |February 3rd, 2022|Forecasting Blog, Member Profile|

Norman Swanson is a Professor of Economics specializing in Econometrics. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego under the Nobel laureate, Sir Clive W.J. Granger, and has undergraduate training from the University of Waterloo. His research interests include [...]

2 12, 2021

Member Profile: Doris Chenguang Wu

By |December 2nd, 2021|Forecasting Blog, Member Profile|

Doris Chenguang Wu is Professor of tourism demand forecasting in the School of Business at the Sun Yat-sen University, China. Her research interests include tourism demand modeling and forecasting, and tourism big data analytics. She is the founder of Tourism and Hospitality [...]

4 10, 2021

Member Profile: Mahdi Abolghasemi

By |October 4th, 2021|Forecasting Blog, Member Profile|

Mahdi Abolghasemi is a lecturer in Data Science at Monash University, Australia. Mahdi has held visiting positions at Cardiff University and The University of Sydney. He has authored more than 20 articles and presented in more than 30 national and international conferences. [...]

12 08, 2021

Member Profile: Mary Stegmaier

By |August 12th, 2021|Forecasting Blog, Member Profile|

How did you become a forecaster? I’ve long been interested in election and voting behavior in the US and Europe. Much of my work has focused on explaining how voters make their choices, and why incumbents win or lose elections. Election prediction [...]

1 06, 2021

Member Profile: Shidong Zhang

By |June 1st, 2021|Forecasting Blog, Member Profile|

How did you become a forecaster? After completing my undergraduate degree in physics, I found econometrics to be an interesting field to apply my model building, math, and computer skills toward solving real world problems. My experience with forecasting started with my [...]

8 04, 2021

Member Profile: Nicolas Vandeput

By |April 8th, 2021|Forecasting Blog, Member Profile|

How did you become a forecaster? My first experience with forecasting was back in 2017. At the time, I was working on inventory optimization at Bridgestone. We worked on using ML to create demand forecasts with another consultancy team. This triggered my [...]

7 10, 2020

Member Profile: Slawek Smyl

By |October 7th, 2020|Member Profile, Forecasting Blog|

How did you become a forecaster? At some stage of my work in Microsoft, following one of the business reorganizations that happen regularly at large companies, I found myself in a rather nascent Azure organization that started to move from manual capacity [...]

22 04, 2020

Member Profile: Spyros Makridakis

By |April 22nd, 2020|Forecasting Blog, Member Profile|

Spyros Makridakis University of Nicosia IIF Founding Father and Fellow How did it all begin (IIF/ISF and the JF/IJF)? Towards the end of the 1970s, I was working at INSEAD France when the editor of Wiley UK visited me at the university. [...]


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