Journal of Econometrics publishes papers presented during the Forecasting in Rio Conference, promoted by EPGE

It was recently published in a special edition of the Journal of Econometrics – Volume 164 (1), pages 1-206 (September, 2011) – a selection of papers presented during the Forecasting in Rio Conference, that took place at EPGE in 2008. The event was organized by Professor João Victor Issler.

To compose the special edition, anonymous referees and guest editors selected 13 papers presented during the Conference. Among the published papers, are noteworthy the papers of Professors Robert Engle (New York University, Economic Sciences Nobel Prize in 2003), Francis X. Diebold (University of Pennsylvannia), M. Hashem Pesaran (Cambridge University), Oliver Linton (London School of Economics), Allan Timmermann (University of California, San Diego) and Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School). Beyond those ones, the Journal will also publish the papers of two Professors of EPGE: Caio Almeida and João Victor Issler. João Victor's paper was written in co-author with the alumnus Osmani T.C. Guillén, oriented by Issler and Doctor by EPGE in 2003.

The Journal of Econometrics is one of the most important in the Economics field, always listed among the top positions in specialized  rankings.