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### 2000, Volume 16, Issue 3

**317-331 Forecasting sport: the behaviour and performance of football tipsters***by*Forrest, David & Simmons, Robert**333-347 Estimating non-linear ARMA models using Fourier coefficients***by*Ludlow, Jorge & Enders, Walter**349-357 Is it safe to assume that software is accurate?***by*McCullough, B. D.**359-368 Sales forecasting practices of Egyptian public enterprises: survey evidence***by*Mady, M. Tawfik**369-382 Sales forecasting updates: how good are they in practice?***by*Lawrence, Michael & O'Connor, Marcus**383-397 Sales forecasts for existing consumer products and services: Do purchase intentions contribute to accuracy?***by*Armstrong, J. Scott & Morwitz, Vicki G. & Kumar, V.**399-421 Forecasting market share using predicted values of competitive behavior: further empirical results***by*Klapper, Daniel & Herwartz, Helmut**423-425 Macroeconomic Forecasting: A Sociological Appraisal: by Robert Evans. Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy, Routledge, 1999, 256 pp, [UK pound]55 (Hbk), ISBN 0-415-20694-4***by*Porojan, Anca**425-426 Forecasting Economic Time Series, Clements, Michael P. and Hendry, David, F., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 1998, HB US $ 69.95, ISBN 0-521-63242-0, PB US$ 25.95, ISBN 0-521-63242-0***by*Oller, Lars-Erik**426-427 The Econometric Modelling of Financial Time Series: Second Edition, Terence C. Mills, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999) 380 pages, Paperback; ISBN 0521-62492-4 ($27.95). Hardback: ISBN 0521-62413-4 ($80.00)***by*Franses, P. H. B. F.**427-429 Bayesian Inference in Dynamic Econometric Models: Luc Bauwens, Michel Lubrano and Jean-Francois Richard, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1999, Hardback ISBN 0-19-877312-9, [UK pound]45.00, Paperback ISBN 0-19-877313-7, [UK pound]19.95***by*Kanetkar, Vinay**429-430 Judgment and Decision Making: An Interdisciplinary Reader: Second edition, Terry Connolly, Hal R. Arkes and Kenneth R. Hammond (Eds.), Cambridge University Press, 2000. Paperback: ISBN 0-521-62602-1, [UK pound]24.95 ($34.95); Hardback: ISBN: 0-521-62355-3, [UK pound]60.00 ($84.95)***by*Goodwin, Paul

### 2000, Volume 16, Issue 2

**147-148 What does it take to achieve adoption in sales forecasting?***by*Lawrence, Michael**149-172 A survey of credit and behavioural scoring: forecasting financial risk of lending to consumers***by*Thomas, Lyn C.**173-190 Forecasting stock indices: a comparison of classification and level estimation models***by*Leung, Mark T. & Daouk, Hazem & Chen, An-Sing**207-227 Forecasting OECD industrial turning points using unobserved components models with business survey data***by*Garcia-Ferrer, Antonio & Bujosa-Brun, Marcos**229-246 A method for spatial-temporal forecasting with an application to real estate prices***by*Pace, R. Kelley & Barry, Ronald & Gilley, Otis W. & Sirmans, C. F.**247-260 Comparing seasonal components for structural time series models***by*[Reference to Proietti], Tommaso**261-275 Correct or combine? Mechanically integrating judgmental forecasts with statistical methods***by*Goodwin, Paul**283-286 Business Cycles: Durations, Dynamics and Forecasting: Francis X. Diebold and Glenn D. Rudebusch, Princeton University Press, Princeton 1999. Hardcover, 420 pages. ISBN: 0-691-01218-0, $49.50***by*Garcia-Ferrer, Antonio**286-288 Econometric Business Cycle Research: Jan Jacobs, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 1997. Hardcover, 228 pages. ISBN; 0-7923-8254-4, $100***by*Garcia-Ferrer, Antonio**288-289 Empirical Modelling in Economics: Specification and Evaluation: Clive W. J. Granger, (Cambridge University Press, 1999) 108 pages, Paperback: ISBN 0-521 77825-5 [UK pound]9.95 ($15.95).Hardback: ISBN 0-521-66208-7 [UK pound]30.00 ($49.95)***by*Webber, D. J.**289-291 Trouble in Paradise? Europe in the 21st Century: Steven Philip Kramer and Irene Kyriakopoulos (Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1996)***by*Bucken-Knapp, Gregg

### 2000, Volume 16, Issue 1

**1-16 Mr Henri Theil:: an interview with the International Journal of Forecasting***by*Bewley, Ronald**17-38 An evaluation of the predictions of the Federal Reserve***by*Joutz, Fred & Stekler, H. O.**39-58 Interest rate spreads as predictors of German inflation and business cycles***by*Ivanova, Detelina & Lahiri, Kajal & Seitz, Franz**59-69 Exact smoothing for stationary and non-stationary time series***by*Casals, Jose & Jerez, Miguel & Sotoca, Sonia**71-83 Forecasting the short-term demand for electricity: Do neural networks stand a better chance?***by*Darbellay, Georges A. & Slama, Marek**85-99 Improving the voluntary integration of statistical forecasts and judgment***by*Goodwin, Paul**101-109 Does updating judgmental forecasts improve forecast accuracy?***by*O'Connor, Marcus & Remus, William & Griggs, Kenneth**111-116 Forecasting the levels of vector autoregressive log-transformed time series***by*Arino, Miguel A. & Franses, Philip Hans**117-119 Modeling variables of different frequencies***by*Abeysinghe, Tilak**121-124 Do long-memory models have long memory?***by*Andersson, Michael K.**125-127 Corrections to rule-based forecasting: findings from a replication***by*Adya, Monica**129-130 Statistical Control by Monitoring and Feedback Adjustment: George Box and Alberto Luceno (Eds.); Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics; Copyright 1997, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.; ISBN 0-471-19046-2***by*Singpurwalla, Nozer D.**130-132 The Practice of Data Analysis: Essays in Honor of John W. Tukey: D.R. Brillinger, L.T. Fernholz and S. Morgenthaler (Eds.); Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997, 337pp.; ISBN 0-691-05782-6***by*Levenbach, Hans**132-133 Book review***by*Book Review**133-135 Global Energy Perspectives,: edited by Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Arnulf Grubler and Alan McDonald, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1998, ISBN 0521645697***by*de Menezes, Lilian M.**135-136 System Dynamics in Economic and Financial Models: Christiaan Heij, Hans Schumacher, Bernard Hanzon, and Kees Praagman (Eds.); John Wiley & Sons, West Sussex, England, 1997; ISBN 0-471-96934-6***by*Maxwell, William F.**137-138 Book review***by*Stekler, Herman O.**138-140 Book review***by*Book Review**140-142 Griffin, D., Buehler, R. (1999). Frequency, Probability, and Prediction: Easy Solutions to Cognitive Illusions? Cognitive Psychology, 38, 48-78***by*Browne, Glenn J.**143-144 Judgmental forecasts of time series affected by special events: Does providing a statistical forecast improve accuracy?: Paul Goodwin and Robert Fildes (1999) Journal of Behavioral Decision Making 12(1), 37-53***by*Collopy, Fred

### 1999, Volume 15, Issue 4

**351-352 Introduction to paper and commentaries on the Delphi technique***by*Author, A.**353-375 The Delphi technique as a forecasting tool: issues and analysis***by*Rowe, Gene & Wright, George**377-379 Commentaries on "The Delphi technique as a forecasting tool: issues and analysis" by Rowe and Wright***by*Ayton, Peter & Ferrell, William R. & Stewart, Thomas R.**379-380 Book review***by*Author, A.**380-381 Commentary on "The Delphi technique as a forecasting tool: Issues and analysis" by Rowe and Wright***by*Stewart, Thomas R.**383-392 Exchange-rate forecasts with simultaneous nearest-neighbour methods: evidence from the EMS***by*Fernandez-Rodriguez, Fernando & Sosvilla-Rivero, Simon & Andrada-Felix, Julian**393-403 Asymptotic and bootstrap prediction regions for vector autoregression***by*Kim, Jae H.**405-408 On the asymmetry of the symmetric MAPE***by*Goodwin, Paul & Lawton, Richard**409-419 Forecasting using a periodic transfer function: with an application to the UK price of ferrous scrap***by*Albertson, Kevin & Aylen, Jonathan**421-430 Nonlinear deterministic forecasting of daily dollar exchange rates***by*Cao, Liangyue & Soofi, Abdol S.**431-443 Comparison of seasonal estimation methods in multi-item short-term forecasting***by*Bunn, Derek W. & Vassilopoulos, Angelos I.**445-447 Book reviews***by*Author, A.**449-450 Book review***by*Author, A.**451-459 Software review***by*Author, A.

### 1999, Volume 15, Issue 3

**227-246 Combining forecasts: What information do judges need to outperform the simple average?***by*Fischer, Ilan & Harvey, Nigel**247-257 Assessing the forecasters: an analysis of the forecasting records of the Treasury, the London Business School and the National Institute***by*Mills, Terence C. & Pepper, Gordon T.**259-271 Validation, probability-weighted priors, and information in stochastic forecasts***by*Tuljapurkar, Shripad & Boe, Carl**273-289 Level-adjusted exponential smoothing for modeling planned discontinuities1***by*Williams, Dan W. & Miller, Don**291-308 Transitory and persistent earnings components as reflected in analysts' short-term and long-term earnings forecasts: evidence from a nonlinear model***by*Mest, David P. & Plummer, Elizabeth**309-323 Why did forecasters fail to predict the 1990 recession?***by*Fintzen, David & Stekler, H. O.**325-339 Investigating improvements in the accuracy of prediction intervals for combinations of forecasts: A simulation study***by*Taylor, James W. & Bunn, Derek W.**341-342 Book review***by*Author, A.**345-346 Book review***by*Author, A.**347-348 The International Institute of Forecasters Award for the Best Forecasting Paper***by*Author, A.

### 1999, Volume 15, Issue 2

**127-135 Forecasting presidential elections using history and polls***by*Brown, Lloyd B. & Chappell Jr., Henry W.**137-142 Using state polls to forecast presidential election outcomes in the American states***by*Holbrook, Thomas M. & DeSart, Jay A.**143-152 Toward stability in presidential forecasting: the development of a multiple indicator model***by*Stambough, Stephen J. & Thorson, Gregory R.**153-162 Local votes, national forecasts - using local government by-elections in Britain to estimate party support***by*Rallings, Colin & Thrasher, Michael**163-174 Polls fail in France: forecasts of the 1997 legislative election1***by*Jerome, Bruno & Jerome, Veronique & Lewis-Beck, Michael S.**175-184 Voters as forecasters: a micromodel of election prediction***by*Lewis-Beck, Michael S. & Tien, Charles**185-199 Forecasting long memory left-right political orientations***by*Eisinga, Rob & Franses, Philip Hans & Ooms, Marius**225-226 Research note***by*Author, A.

### 1999, Volume 15, Issue 1

**1-9 Additive outliers, GARCH and forecasting volatility***by*Franses, Philip Hans & Ghijsels, Hendrik**11-25 Fitting autoregressive trend stationary models with finite samples***by*Falk, Barry**27-47 Seasonal unit roots and forecasts of two-digit European industrial production***by*Osborn, Denise R. & Heravi, Saeed & Birchenhall, C. R.**49-55 Power transformation and forecasting the magnitude of exchange rate changes***by*McKenzie, Michael D.**57-66 Testing the efficiency and rationality of City forecasts***by*Egginton, Don M.**67-81 The impact of firm and export characteristics on the accuracy of export sales forecasts: evidence from UK exporters***by*Diamantopoulos, Adamantios & Winklhofer, Heidi**83-91 Are sports seedings good predictors?: an evaluation***by*Boulier, Bryan L. & Stekler, H. O.

### 1998, Volume 14, Issue 4

**433-446 Can univariate models forecast turning points in seasonal economic time series?***by*Garcia-Ferrer, Antonio & Queralt, Ricardo A.**447-456 Bootstrap prediction intervals for autoregressions: some alternatives***by*Grigoletto, Matteo**457-468 The comparative forecast performance of univariate and multivariate models: an application to real interest rate forecasting***by*Bidarkota, Prasad V.**469-482 Forecasting unstable and nonstationary time series***by*Grillenzoni, Carlo**483-496 A two-step approach for identifying seasonal autoregressive time series forecasting models***by*Koreisha, Sergio G. & Pukkila, Tarmo**497-504 Improving forecasting for telemarketing centers by ARIMA modeling with intervention***by*Bianchi, Lisa & Jarrett, Jeffrey & Choudary Hanumara, R.**505-513 Forecasting Singapore's quarterly GDP with monthly external trade***by*Abeysinghe, Tilak**515-522 The impact of incentives on the accuracy of subjects in judgmental forecasting experiments***by*Remus, William & O'Connor, Marcus & Griggs, Kenneth**523-526 Combining probabilistic and subjective assessments of error to provide realistic appraisals of demographic forecast uncertainty: Alho's approach***by*Carter, Lawrence R.

### 1998, Volume 14, Issue 3

**303-312 Professor Zellner: An interview for the International Journal of Forecasting***by*Garcia-Ferrer, Antonio**313-322 The impact of information of unknown correctness on the judgmental forecasting process***by*Remus, William & O'Connor, Marcus & Griggs, Kenneth**339-358 Generalising about univariate forecasting methods: further empirical evidence***by*Fildes, Robert & Hibon, Michele & Makridakis, Spyros & Meade, Nigel**367-379 A nonlinear forecasts combination method based on Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy systems***by*Fiordaliso, Antonio**381-391 Are OECD forecasts rational and useful?: a directional analysis***by*Ash, J. C. K. & Smyth, D. J. & Heravi, S. M.**393-403 How should additive Holt-Winters estimates be corrected?***by*Lawton, Richard**405-414 A model selection strategy for time series with increasing seasonal variation***by*Hans Franses, Philip & Koehler, Anne B.**415-426 The persistence of specification problems in the distribution of combined forecast errors***by*de Menezes, Lilian M. & Bunn, Derek W.

### 1998, Volume 14, Issue 2

**161-170 Twenty five years of floating: some observations***by*Modigliani, Franco & Askari, Hossein**171-186 Threshold-autoregressive, median-unbiased, and cointegration tests of purchasing power parity***by*Enders, Walter & Falk, Barry**187-198 Structural VAR, MARMA and open economy models***by*Dhrymes, Phoebus J. & Thomakos, Dimitrios D.**215-225 The stock price-volume relationship in emerging stock markets: the case of Latin America***by*Saatcioglu, Kemal & Starks, Laura T.**227-244 Fundamental information and share prices in Japan: evidence from earnings surprises and management predictions***by*Conroy, Robert M. & Harris, Robert S. & Park, Young S.**245-254 PSR--an efficient stock-selection tool?***by*Suzuki, Makoto**255-259 Forecasting earnings composite variables, financial anomalies, and efficient Japanese and U.S. portfolios***by*Guerard, John Jr. & Blin, John & Bender, Steve**261-275 Biases in analyst forecasts: cognitive, strategic or second-best?***by*Loffler, Gunter**277-290 Just what are we optimizing, anyway?***by*Masters, Timothy**291-298 Generating scenarios for global financial planning systems***by*Mulvey, John & Rush, Robert & Sweeney, John

### 1998, Volume 14, Issue 1

**5-15 Forecasting a collection of binomial proportions in the presence of covariates***by*Stroud, T. W. F. & Sykes, Alan M. & Witt, Stephen F.**17-34 A method for forecasting owner monthly construction project expenditure flow***by*Skitmore, Martin**35-62 Forecasting with artificial neural networks:: The state of the art***by*Zhang, Guoqiang & Eddy Patuwo, B. & Y. Hu, Michael**63-70 A further test of the influence of leading indicators on the probability of US business cycle phase shifts***by*Layton, Allan P.**71-81 Improving macro-economic forecasts: The role of consumer confidence***by*Batchelor, Roy & Dua, Pami**83-93 Combining qualitative forecasts using logit***by*Kamstra, Mark & Kennedy, Peter**95-110 Accuracy of judgmental extrapolation of time series data: Characteristics, causes, and remediation strategies for forecasting***by*Welch, Eric & Bretschneider, Stuart & Rohrbaugh, John**111-131 Forecasting economic processes***by*Clements, Michael P. & Hendry, David F.

### 1997, Volume 13, Issue 4

**433-437 The forecast process and academic research***by*Bewley, Ronald**439-461 Forecasting economic time series using flexible versus fixed specification and linear versus nonlinear econometric models***by*Swanson, Norman R. & White, Halbert**463-475 The performance of alternative forecasting methods for SETAR models***by*Clements, Michael P. & Smith, Jeremy**477-488 Trends, lead times and forecasting***by*Saligari, Grant R. & Snyder, Ralph D.**489-500 Model selection in univariate time series forecasting using discriminant analysis***by*Shah, Chandra**501-508 Focus forecasting reconsidered***by*Gardner, Everette S. & Anderson, Elizabeth A.**509-526 Currency forecasting: an investigation of extrapolative judgement***by*Wilkie-Thomson, Mary E. & Onkal-Atay, Dilek & Pollock, Andrew C.**527-537 An estimation model for replicating the rankings of the world competitiveness report***by*Oral, Muhittin & Chabchoub, Habib**539-549 A note on forecasting international tourism demand in Spain***by*Garcia-Ferrer, Antonio & Queralt, Ricardo A.**551-556 Comments on "An analysis of the international tourism demand in Spain" by P. Gonzalez and P. Moral***by*Young, Peter & Pedregal, Diego**557-565 Further thoughts on simplicity and complexity in population projection models***by*Smith, Stanley K.**567-573 Adjusting from X-11 to X-12***by*Scott, Stuart**574-578 WinX-11***by*Weller, Barry R.**578-582 Sas/Ets(R)***by*Hallahan, Charles**583-584 Currency forecasting : by Michael R. Rosenberg, (Irwin, Professional Publishing, Burr Ridge IL, 1996, ISBN 1-55738-918-7, p. 388***by*Melick, William R.**584-586 Nonstationary time series analysis and cointegration : C. Hargreaves ed. (Oxford University Press, New York, 1996), 308 pp. $29.95, ISBN 0198773927***by*Marquez, Jaime**586-587 Economies in transition and the world economy: Models, forecasts and scenarios : Wladyslaw Welfe (ed.) (Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, 1997) 528 pp., [UK pound]52.00, ISBN 3-631-49335-5***by*Holden, Ken**587-588 Hidden Markov and other models for discrete-valued time series : by Iain L. Mac Donald and Walter Zucchini. ISBN 0 412 55850 5. Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability 70. Chapman and Hall, London, 1997. xvi + 236pp, [UK pound]35***by*Ray, W. D.**588-589 The econometrics of panel data. A handbook of the theory with applications, second revised edition : by Laszlo Matyas and Patrick Sevestre (Editors), 1996, (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht), Dfl275.00; US$150.00; [UK pound]106.00; ISBN 0792337875***by*Ioannidis, C.**591-592 The International Institute of Forecasters Award for the Best Forecasting Paper***by*Terasvirta, Timo

### 1997, Volume 13, Issue 3

**303-305 Forecasting and seasonality***by*De Gooijer, Jan G. & Franses, Philip Hans**307-318 On the practical problems of computing seasonal unit root tests***by*Taylor, A. M. Robert**319-327 Forecasting international quarterly tourist flows using error-correction and time-series models***by*Kulendran, N. & King, Maxwell L.**329-340 Seasonal integration and the evolving seasonals model***by*Hylleberg, S. & Pagan, A. R.**341-355 An empirical study of seasonal unit roots in forecasting***by*Clements, Michael P. & Hendry, David F.**357-368 Mean shifts, unit roots and forecasting seasonal time series***by*Paap, Richard & Franses, Philip Hans & Hoek, Henk**369-380 Forecasting of seasonal cointegrated processes***by*Reimers, Hans-Eggert**381-391 The role of seasonality in economic time series reinterpreting money-output causality in U.S. data***by*Lee, Hahn Shik & Siklos, Pierre L.**393-405 Forecasting with periodic models A comparison with time invariant coefficient models***by*Novales, Alfonso & de Fruto, Rafael Flores**407-420 Modelling seasonal patterns and long-run trends in U.S. time series***by*Wells, J. M.**421-431 Performance of periodic error correction models in forecasting consumption data***by*Herwartz, Helmut

### 1997, Volume 13, Issue 2

**161-174 Shorte-run forecasts of electricity loads and peaks***by*Ramanathan, Ramu & Engle, Robert & Granger, Clive W. J. & Vahid-Araghi, Farshid & Brace, Casey**175-195 Average work hours as a leading economic variable in US manufacturing industries***by*Glosser, Stuart M. & Golden, Lonnie**197-209 Predicting consumption of Italian households by means of survey indicators***by*Parigi, Giuseppe & Schlitzer, Giuseppe**211-222 Supply potential and output gaps in West German manufacturing***by*Funke, Michael**223-236 Generating detailed commodity forecasts from a computable general equilibrium model***by*Adams, Philip D. & Dixon, Peter B.**237-244 A principal component approach to dynamic regression models***by*del Moral, Maria Jose & Valderrama, Mariano Jose**245-253 Analysis of spatial contiguity influences on state price level formation***by*Dowd, Michael R. & LeSage, James P.**255-267 Is a random walk the best exchange rate predictor?***by*Lisi, Francesco & Medio, Alfredo**269-280 Robustness properties of some forecasting methods for seasonal time series: A Monte Carlo study***by*Chen, Chunhang**281-291 Testing the equality of prediction mean squared errors***by*Harvey, David & Leybourne, Stephen & Newbold, Paul**293-293 The art of forecasting : G. Fredric Bolling, 1996, (Gower, Vermont), 143pp., [UK pound]22.50, ISBN 0566077647***by*Ray, W. D.**296-297 Practical tourism forecasting : D.C. Frechtling, 1996, (Butterworth Heineman, Oxford), + 240 pp., Softcover, ISBN 0 7506 0877 3***by*Turner, L. W.**297-298 Forecasting the labour market by occupation and education: The forecasting activities of three European labour market research institute : J.A.M. Heijke, ed. 1994, Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, xvi + 210 pp, ISBN 0-7923-9447-X***by*Ribar, David C.**299-299 Diagnosing unemployment : Edmond Malinvaud, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1994), pp. 156, $34.95, ISBN 0-521-44533-7***by*Stekler, H. O.**300-300 Predicting external imbalances for the United States and Japan***by*Gagnon, Joseph E.**301-301 Non linear filters, estimation and applications : Hisashi Tanizaki, ISBN 3-540-61326-9. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1996. xviii + 254pp. DM 128.00, SwFr 113.00***by*Ray, W. D.**293-295 Financial forecasting for business and economics : Eduard J Bomhoff, The Dryden Press, 1994, ISBN 003099005X [UK pound]21.95***by*Speight, Alan E H

### 1997, Volume 13, Issue 1

**1-12 Recent advances and applications in the field of short-term traffic forecasting***by*Van Arem, Bart & Kirby, Howard R. & Van Der Vlist, Martie J. M. & Whittaker, Joe C.**13-19 Real-time estimation and prediction of origin--destination matrices per time slice***by*Camus, Roberto & Cantarella, Giulio E. & Inaudi, Domenico**21-31 Short-term inter-urban traffic forecasts using neural networks***by*Dougherty, Mark S. & Cobbett, Mark R.**33-42 Journey time forecasting for dynamic route guidance systems in incident conditions***by*Hounsell, Nick B. & Ishtiaq, Saeed**43-50 Should we use neural networks or statistical models for short-term motorway traffic forecasting?***by*Kirby, Howard R. & Watson, Susan M. & Dougherty, Mark S.**51-61 Tracking and predicting a network traffic process***by*Whittaker, Joe & Garside, Simon & Lindveld, Karel**63-72 Short-term forecasting based on a transformation and classification of traffic volume time series***by*Wild, Dieter**73-85 Travel time estimation in the GERDIEN project***by*Van Arem, Bart & Van Der Vlist, Martie J. M. & Muste, M. (Rik) & Smulders, Stef A.**87-103 A dynamic traffic forecasting application on the Amsterdam beltway***by*Van Der Zijpp, Nanne J. & De Romph, Erik**105-116 Nested threshold autoregressive (NeTAR) models***by*Astatkie, T. & Watts, D. G. & Watt, W. E.**117-126 A periodic long-memory model for quarterly UK inflation***by*Franses, Philip Hans & Ooms, Marius**137-139 Comptrack: A competitive tracking software : Hubert Gatignon and Piet Vanden Abeele, 1993, (Scientific Management Systems, Scientific Press) ISBN 0-89426-247-5. The software is supplied with this book***by*Cutler, Justine & Brodie, Roderick**139-142 Expanding your toolbox with SPSS' neural connection : Neural Connection Version 1 (SPSS Incorporated, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago Illinois 60611, (312) 329-2400), List Price $995, Academic $795***by*Rubino, Thomas Jr.**143-144 Microsimulation modelling of the corporate firm : F.W. van Tongeren, 1995, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 275 pp., DM 82.00, ISBN 3-540-59443-4***by*Holden, Ken**144-146 Neural networks in finance and investing. Using artificial intelligence to improve realworld performance : Robert R. Trippi and Efraim Turban (eds.) 1996, Irwin Professional Publishing Co., Burr Ridge IL, 1996, $70.00 821 pp., ISBN 1-55738-919-5***by*Timmerman, Allan**146-147 Chaos and nonlinear dynamics in the financial markets: Theory, evidence, and applications : Robert R. Trippi (ed.), Irwin Professional Publishing Company, Burr Ridge, IL, 1996, 528 pages, $85, ISBN 1-55738-857-7***by*Harriff, Richard B.**149-150 A psychological approach to decision support systems : S.J. Hoch and D.A. Schkade, 1996, Management science, 42, 51-64***by*Goodwin, Paul**150-151 Model selection and forecasting ability of theory-constrained food demand systems : T.L. Kastens and G.W. Brester, 1996, American journal of agricultural economics, 78, 301-312***by*Allen, Geoff**151-153 The impact of empirical accuracy studies on time series analysis and forecasting : R. Fildes and S. Makridakis, 1995, International Statistical Review, 63, 289-308***by*Armstrong, J. Scott

### 1996, Volume 12, Issue 4

**439-453 Consumer credit and consumption forecasts***by*Antzoulatos, Angelos A.**455-464 Is there a consensus among financial forecasters?***by*Kolb, R. A. & Stekler, H. O.**465-473 Distinguishing between stochastic and deterministic behavior in high frequency foreign exchange rate returns: Can non-linear dynamics help forecasting?***by*Cecen, A. Aydin & Erkal, Cahit**475-482 Neural network forecasting of quarterly accounting earnings***by*Callen, Jeffrey L. & Kwan, Clarence C. Y. & Yip, Patrick C. Y. & Yuan, Yufei**483-493 Modelling optimal strategies for the allocation of wealth in multicurrency investments***by*Christou, Costas & Swamy, P. A. V. B. & Tavlas, George S.**495-512 Automatic feature identification and graphical support in rule-based forecasting: a comparison***by*Vokurka, Robert J. & Flores, Benito E. & Pearce, Stephen L.**513-537 Forecasting: its role and value for planning and strategy***by*Makridakis, Spyros**539-546 Comments on "Forecasting: its role and value for planning and strategy" by Spyros Makridakis***by*Faucheux, Claude**546-550 Comments on "Forecasting: its role and value for planning and strategy" by Spyros Makridakis***by*Grinyer, Peter H.**550-551 Comments on "Forecasting: its role and value for planning and strategy" by Spyros Makridakis***by*Mintzberg, Henry**551-552 Comments on "Forecasting: its role and value for planning and strategy" by Spyros Makridakis***by*Rumelt, Richard P.**552-554 Comments on "Forecasting: its role and value for planning and strategy" by Spyros Makridakis***by*Schnaars, Steven**555-557 Reply to comments on "Forecasting: its role and value for planning and strategy"***by*Makridakis, Spyros**559-561 Testing of macroeconometric models : Ray C. Fair, 1994, (Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA), 421 pp., ISBN 0-674-87503-6***by*Joutz, Fred**561-562 Statistics and econometric models : C. Gourieroux and A. Monfort, 1995, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge), [UK pound]32.50, US$44.95, ISBN 052147837***by*Ray, W. D.**562-564 Economics, econometrics and the LINK : M. Dutta, executive ed., 1995, (North Holland, Amsterdam), 578 pp., $95, ISBN 0 444 81787 5***by*Stevens, Guy V. G.