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Niels Aka

Niels Aka
Role
Ph.D. Student
Department
Forecasting and Economic Policy
Key activities
  • Econometrics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Empirical Macroeconomics
  • Model Selection
  • Forecasting

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag Statistische Woche, Nachwuchsworkshop
    Linz, 10.09.2018

    Testing Over-Identifying Restrictions in Structural VARs via Causal Graphs
    Niels Aka

  • Vortrag Topics in Time Series Econometrics : Doctoral Seminar der Freien Universität Berlin
    Tornow, 12.06.2018 - 13.06.2018

    Testing Over-Identifying Restrictions in Structural VARs via Causal Graphs
    Niels Aka

  • Vortrag Empirical Macroeconomics : Workshop des Forschungsschwerpunkts Statistik und Ökonometrie der FU Berlin
    Berlin, 11.01.2018

    Causal Graphs for Identification of Structural VARs
    Niels Aka

  • Vortrag Kolloquium des Zentrums für Statistik der Universität Bielefeld
    Bielefeld, 07.11.2017

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

  • Vortrag Statistische Woche 2017
    Rostock, 19.09.2017 - 22.09.2017

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

  • 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.