The volatility of industrial confidence persists. In October, 2018 business situation in the manufacturing industry deteriorated.
In the 3rd quarter of 2018 the IRG SGH barometer (BARIRG) increased by 1.1 pts to 4.4 pts. Usually, the barometer is negative in the third quarters, but higher than in the second ones due to positive seasonal factors.
On September 12-14, 2018, Elżbieta Adamowicz and Konrad Walczyk from Research Institute on Economic Development and Michał Bernardelli, Bartosz Witkowski and Emilia Tomczyk from Institute of Econometrics participated in the 34th international CIRET conference in Rio de Janeiro -"Economic Tendency Surveys and Economic Policy (The use of Big Data in Economic Cycle Statistics and Research)" organized in Rio de Janeiro in cooperation with KOF and Getulio Vargas Foundation FGV.
On 9-10 October 2015 Research Institute for Economic Development (RIED) at Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) in cooperation with the CIRET/KOF Swiss Economic Institute - organized a two-day Workshop on Economic Cycles and Uncertainty.