Team

Niels Aka

Niels Aka
Role
Ph.D. Student
Department
Forecasting and Economic Policy
Key activities
  • Business Cycle Analysis
  • Macroeconomics of Uncertainty
  • Model Selection and Forecasting

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag 32nd Annual Congress of the European Economic Association - 70th European Meeting of the Econometric Society : EEA - ESEM 2017
    Lissabon, Portugal, 21.08.2017 - 25.08.2017

    How to Use Model Confidence Sets for Forecasting and Impulse Response Estimation and the Value of Model Averaging
    Niels Aka, Rolf Tschernig

  • Vortrag Empirical Macroeconomics : Workshop des Forschungsschwerpunkts Statistik und Ökonometrie der FU Berlin
    Berlin, 12.01.2017

    Specifying Autoregressive Processes : A Horse Race of Frequentist Model Selection Methods
    Niels Aka, Rolf Tschernig

  • Vortrag 10th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2016)
    Sevilla, Spanien, 09.12.2016 - 11.12.2016

    Specifying Autoregressive Processes : A Horse Race of Frequentist Model Selection Methods
    Niels Aka, Rolf Tschernig

  • Vortrag DIW Berlin Graduate Center 2016 Summer Workshop
    Potsdam, 27.06.2016 - 29.06.2016

    Forecasting Autoregressive Processes : Does Averaging Pay Off?
    Niels Aka

  • Vortrag Empirical Macroeconomics : Workshop des Forschungsschwerpunkts Statistik und Ökonometrie der FU Berlin
    Berlin, 07.01.2016

    An (S)VAR Analysis of Euro Area Labour Markets : Forecasts and Cross-Country Heterogeneities
    Niels Aka

  • CV - Short Version

    Niels Aka studied economics and politics at Durham University in the UK and was awarded an M.Sc. Economics from Regensburg University in Germany. At Regensburg University he was a teaching and research assistant at the Chair of Econometrics Prof. Tschernig. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center since 2014 and employed at the DIW Berlin as a scientific assistant since December 2015. During autumn of 2015 he developed a forecasting model for employment and unemployment in the Euro Area as part of a research stay at the European Central Bank.