nowcasting (0.1.1)

Nowcast Analysis and Create Real-Time Data Basis.

Methods and tools to estimate 'forecasts' of Brazilian macroeconomic variables in the near future or the recent past, i.e. 'nowcast'. It allows: extract information in real time, creating a real time data base; estimate relationship between macroeconomic variables via dynamic factors; forecast time series in previous periods of reference; forecast time series in the current period of reference (nowcasting); recreate a data base simulating the information available in the past for evaluating forecasting models accuracy (pseudo real-time data base); access information available in a specific date in the past (real-time data base), for some variables.

Maintainer: Guilherme Branco Gomes
Author(s): Guilherme Branco Gomes [aut, cre], Daiane Mattos [aut], Pedro Costa Ferreira [aut]

License: GPL-3

Uses: corpcor, DBI, httr, lubridate, magic, matlab, Matrix, RCurl, RMySQL, xts, zoo, knitr

Released over 1 year ago.