By Jon Scott Armstrong

Comprehensively protecting all elements of long-range forecasting tools suitable to the social, behavioral and administration sciences, this publication is a synthesis of study in economics, sociology, psychology, transportation, schooling, and administration - with occasional references to paintings in drugs, meterology, and know-how. It describes a number of forecasting tools, their strengths and weaknesses, and the way to take advantage of them successfully, indicates how one can constitution a forecasting challenge, and provides exact approaches for comparing forecasting versions which will choose the ideal strategy for a selected challenge. The publication attracts upon fabric from nearly 1300 books and articles, and contains unique learn by means of the writer.

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