Modeling with Impact

Macroeconometric Modeling, Forecasting, and Policy Analysis using EViews

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Intensive course at the introductory level. This course is tailored for staff developing or using macroeconometric models and staff involved in forecasting and policy analysis in the central banks, ministries and international institutions.

The course will introduce all the basic tools for constructing and implementing single and multi-country  macroeconometric models for forecasting and policy analysis.

Course objective: 

By the end of the course the participants will have acquired detailed knowledge of and extensive hands-on experience in:

  • the use of EViews,
  • econometrics with EViews,
  • the structure of macroeconometric models,
  • building the database for such models,
  • estimating and calibrating the models,
  • building single and multi-country models,
  • implementing the models on the computer using EViews,
  • forecasting and forecast evaluation,
  • formulating scenarios and running policy simulations,
  • reporting and interpreting the results.


The fee for the course is US$4560.00. This includes course materials (including a free course license of GAMS for two months), lectures, computer labs, morning, and afternoon coffee breaks, receptions.

University students and staff get a discount of 25% of the above-mentioned amount. Please send a copy of your student or staff card to

Early registration discount:

A discount of US$500.00 is offered on the regular fee, and US$400.00 on the university fee for registrations and payments completed six weeks before the start of the course.  Institutional group rates are available for two or more persons attending during the same course period. Please inquire.


EcoMod offers a limited number of partial scholarships to candidates from developing countries and transition economies. To submit your application, please click here. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is two months before the beginning of the course.