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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