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Classroom introduction to seasonal adjustment

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Face to face
Length
One and a half days
Organiser
Learning Academy
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
Newport

Description:

Note that the online training courses Introduction to time series, Introduction to seasonal adjustment and Introduction to forecasting should be completed before undertaking this course.

This classroom and computer based session aims to provide participants with a basic introduction to the theory behind seasonal adjustment and the seasonal adjustment process.

An overview is also given of the US Census Bureau’s software X-13ARIMA-SEATS, which is the GSS recommended software for seasonal adjustment.

Learning outcomes:

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

  • the basic theory underpinning seasonal adjustment
  • how to perform basic seasonal adjustment using X-13ARIMA-SEATS
  • how to quality assure seasonal adjustment
  • issues to consider when publishing seasonally adjusted estimates

How to book:

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Contact:

If you have any problems or are unable to find the course on eventbrite please contact us.

Email: gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk

Related courses:

Intermediate seasonal adjustment