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15-17 November 2011 Demetra+ for Advanced users

Now available the course description, the agenda and the training material per each session (see below). During the course, it will be used the latested version of Demetra+ released on the 1st of Novemebr 2011 and available here.

 

ESTP course:

"Demetra+ for advanced users"

Agenda

Location

Eurostat , Luxembourg, 15 to 17 November 2011, Room A2/45

Course organizer

Dario Buono (Eurostat , Unit B2 Methodology and Research)

Lecturers

Robert Kirchner (National Bank of Germany)

Jean Palate (National Bank of Belgium)

Alpay Kocak (TUIK)

Attal-Toubert Ketty (INSEE )

Dario Buono (Eurostat )

Logistics

Georgios Xenellis (Eurostat , Unit A3 Learning and development)

Required Reading

  • Any intermediate/advanced textbook on time series analysis and, in particular, on ARIMA models, such as, for example, Mills, T.C. (1990), Time-Series Techniques for Economists, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; Peña D., Tiao G.C. and Tsay, R.S. (2001), A Course in Time-Series Analysis, New York: J. Wiley and Sons; Time-Series Analysis by James D. Hamilton, Princeton University Press, 1994, ISBN 0-691-04289-6
  • Eurostat , ESS guidelines on Seasonal Adjustment available here    

Suggested Readings

   

15 of November, Tuesday

   

9.30-9.45

Presentation of the course, tour de table (by Xenellis, Eurostat and Buono, Eurostat )

   

9.45-11.00

Methodological aspects of the ESS guidelines on SA (by Kirchner, National Bank of Germany)

   

11.00-11.15

coffee-break

   

11.15-12.30

Methodological aspects of the ESS guidelines on SA (by Kirchner, National Bank of Germany)

   

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

   

14.00-15.15

Using Demetra+ to implement the ESS guidelines on SA (by Kirchner, National Bank of Germany)

   

15.15-15.30

coffee-break

   

15.30-16.15

Using Demetra+ to implement the ESS guidelines on SA (by Kirchner, National Bank of Germany)

   

16.15-16.30

Question time for face-to face discussion with the trainer

   

16 of November, Wednesday

   

9.30-11.00

Demetra+ toolkits (by Jean Palate, National Bank of Belgium)

 

  • DemetraUI Advanced uses.
  • WSACruncher

11.00-11.15

coffee-break

   

11.15-12.30

Demetra+ toolkits (by Jean Palate, National Bank of Belgium)

 

  • Programming use of Demetra+ (overview).
  • JDemetra's Perspectives

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

   

14.00-15.15

Demetra+ for X12 in daily work (by Attal-Toubert Ketty, INSEE )

   

15.15-15.30

coffee-break

   

15.30-16.15

Demetra+ for X12 in daily work (by Attal-Toubert Ketty, INSEE )

   

16.15-16.30

Question time for face-to face discussion with the trainer

   

Evening

Social event: optional course dinner

 

 

17 of November, Thursday

   

9.30-11.00

Demetra+  for TRAMO/SEATS in daily work (by Alpay Kocak, TUIK)

   

11.00-11.15

coffee-break

   

11.15-12.30

Demetra+  for TRAMO/SEATS in daily work (by Alpay Kocak, TUIK)

   

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

   

14.00-15.30

Using Demetra+: show and tell exercise by the participants

   

15.30-15.45

coffee-break

   

15.45-16.30

Conclusions and evaluation of the course (Xenellis, Buono)