Bill_Watkins: RT @mercatus: Is global liquidity easing like “thinking that the problem with the Pacific Ocean is that there isn’t enough water”?: http …

Bill_Watkins: RT @mercatus: Is global liquidity easing like “thinking that the problem with the Pacific Ocean is that there isn’t enough water”?: http …

Bill_Watkins: A 1,000 jobs for Central Oregon? http://t.co/Wbn4rVVx Too early for odds, but it would be sweet.

Bill_Watkins: A 1,000 jobs for Central Oregon? http://t.co/Wbn4rVVx Too early for odds, but it would be sweet.

Bill_Watkins: Today’s blog "What Goes Into a Regional Forecast?" http://t.co/97oJfLFX

Bill_Watkins: Today’s blog “What Goes Into a Regional Forecast?” http://t.co/97oJfLFX

What Goes Into a Regional Forecast?

I’m often asked about how regional forecasts are constructed.  The fact is that different outfits construct regional forecasts differently.

At the lowest level of rigor, a forecaster may just discuss broad trends, perhaps referring to historical data, but not provide a numerical forecast.  These forecasts are not without value.  Improved understanding the general sweep . . . → Read More: What Goes Into a Regional Forecast?

Bill_Watkins: Last night my International Economics class was discussing the likelihood of massive central bank liquidity infusions. http://t.co/dwio5yC9

Bill_Watkins: Last night my International Economics class was discussing the likelihood of massive central bank liquidity infusions. http://t.co/dwio5yC9