enEnglish
CROS

2014 October 28-30 JDemetra+ for advanced users

 



ESTP course:

"JDemetra+ for advanced users"

Agenda (final)

Location

Eurostat , Luxembourg, 28 to 30 October 2014, Bech building, room A2/45

Course Leader

Dario Buono (Eurostat )

Lecturers

  • Jean Palate, (National Bank of Belgium)
  • Dario Buono (Eurostat )
  • Enrico Infante (Eurostat )

Logistics

  • Giorgios Xenellis (Eurostat )

Required Reading

Suggested Readings

28th of October 2014, Tuesday

 

 

9.30-10.00

Welcome to participants (by Barcellan, Head of Unit B1, Methodology and corporate architecture, Eurostat )

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

 

 

10.00-11.00

Brief review of Time Series analysis, Seasonality and its determinants, Why Seasonal and Calendar Adjustment?  (by Buono and Infante)

 

 

11.00-11.15

coffee-break

 

 

11.15-12.30

Step by step procedures for Seasonal Adjustment

Tramo-Seats, X13 and other SA methods (structural models, etc). (by Palate)

 

 

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

 

 

14.00-15.15

Using JDemetra+: getting familiar (by Palate, Infante)

 

 

15.15-15.30

coffee-break

 

 

15.30-16.30

Using JDemetra+: first results (by Palate, Infante)

 

 

16.30-17.00

Question time for face-to face discussion with the trainers (by Palate and Buono)

 

 

Evening

 Social event (to be defined)

29th of October 2014, Wednesday

 

 

9.30-11.00

Overview of the implementation of the main SA methods, (by Palate)

 

 

11.00-11.15

coffee-break

 

 

11.15-12.30

Using time series and SA methods for routine actions (by Palate)

 

 

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

 

 

14.00-15.15

Using JDemetra+: recent advances (by Palate)

 

 

15.15-15.30

coffee-break

 

 

15.30-16.15

Using JDemetra+: calendar adjustment (by Palate)

 

 

16.15-16.30

Question time for face-to face discussion with the trainer (by Buono and Palate)

 

 

30th of October 2014, Thursday

 

 

9.30-11.00

Benchmarking and temporal disaggregation with JDemetra+, (by Palate)

 

 

11.00-11.15

coffee-break

 

 

11.15-12.30

Using JDemetra+: batch processing

Using JDemetra+ through R, (by Palate)

 

 

12.30-14.00

Lunch break

 

 

14.00-15.30

Advanced use of JDemetra+: show and tell exercise with MS series (by the participants!!)

 

 

15.30-15.45

coffee-break

 

 

15.45-16.30

Conclusions and evaluation of the course (Xenellis, Buono, Palate)