Conference on Real-Time Data Analysis, Methods and Applications

Event Serial66925
Event TypeConferences
Event Date from2019-10-10 to 2019-10-11
Event Categories
Location Brussels, Belgium

The Joint Research Center of the European Commission (JRC-EC, Ispra), the National Bank of Belgium (NBB), the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KULeuven), the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), the Universiteit Gent (UGhent), the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), and the Université de Namur (UNamur) are organizing the annual conference on real-time data analysis, methods, and applications in macroeconomics and finance, which will be held at the National Bank of Belgium on Thursday and Friday, October 10–11, 2019. The conference will bring together leading researchers in real-time analysis of economic data and will cover topics such as real-time macro- and financial econometrics, forecasting, and macroeconomic policy analysis, among others.


The organizers invite the submission of papers related to such topics as:

Nowcasting, forecasting, and real-time monitoring of macroeconomic and financial conditions
The use of real-time data in policy formulation and analysis
New real-time macroeconomic and financial databases
Real-time modeling and forecasting aspects of high-frequency financial data
Survey data and their use in macro model analysis and evaluation
Evaluation of data revision and real-time forecasts, including point forecasts, probability forecasts, density forecasts, risk assessments, and decompositions
Both theoretical and applied studies are welcomed. Papers of potential interest to statistical agencies and policymakers are encouraged.

Submissions: Papers should be sent to before June 20, 2019

Support: There are no registration or other fees. The organizers will provide accommodation for presenters and discussants. Young researches can apply in order to have financial support for travel expenses, which is kindly sponsored by the International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAEE, Applicants should be members of the IAEE. Financial support is allocated on a competitive basis.

Conference details will be posted soon at:

Program Committee

Leonardo Iania (UCLouvain, CORE, LFIN)
Dean Croushore (University of Richmond)
Domenico Giannone (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Shaun Vahey (University of Warwick)
Simon van Norden (HEC Montreal and CIRANO)

Local Organizers

Ferre De Graeve (KULeuven)
Romain Houssa (UNamur)
Leonardo Iania (UCLouvain, CORE, LFIN)
Robert Kollmann (ULB)
Gert Peersman (UGhent)
Sebastiano Manzan (JRC-EC, Ispra)
Rafael Wouters (NBB)