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Seasonal Adjustment (Day 1 Level 1/Day 2 Level 2) NPT

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Room 1.479 Newport

Newport, United Kingdom

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THIS IS AN ONS EVENT ONLY

It is possible to attend the first day or both days. It is not possible to attend the second day only without previously attending the level 1 course. If you have previously attended L1 please contact GSS Capabilitity.

Aims Day 1

To give participants:

  • an introduction to the basic theory behind seasonal adjustment and the seasonal adjustment process
  • an overview of the US Census Bureau’s software X-13ARIMA-SEATS (GSS recommended software for seasonal adjustment)

 Objectives

By the end of the course, through a mixture of theory and the practical application of X-13ARIMA-SEATS, course participants will gain an understanding of:

  • the basic theory underpinning seasonal adjustment
  • issues to consider when publishing seasonally adjusted estimates
  • how to perform basic seasonal adjustment
  • how to analyse your own time series data

 

Duration: 1 day

Prerequisites: Level 1 - none

Aims Day 2

To give participants:

  • an introduction to basic and advanced theory behind seasonal adjustment and the seasonal adjustment process (building on the Level 1 course)
  • the ability to use the US Census Bureau’s software X-13ARIMA-SEATS (GSS recommended software for seasonal adjustment)

 Objectives

By the end of the course, through a mixture of theory and the practical application of X-13ARIMA-SEATS, course participants will:

  • gain an in-depth understanding of the theory underpinning seasonal
  • be able to perform more advanced seasonal adjustment
  • be able to analyse their own time series

 Duration: 2 days

Prerequisites: Level 2 – the level 1 course, a degree in Mathematics or Statistics, or a good working knowledge of the subject.

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