BI Research Centre

Centre for Applied Macroeconomics and Commodity Prices (CAMP)

CAMP is established to bring together economists working on applied macroeconomic issues, with special emphasis on energy economics.

Visit our blog to find announcements of the latest research and discussions from our network on relevant topics.  


01/2021 Oil and Fiscal Policy Regimes


13/2020 FNI Update December – Leaving 2020 below trend
12/2020 FNI Update November – Great Uncertainty in the Estimates
12/2020 Climate Risk and Commodity Currencies
11/2020 Time-Varying Trend Models for Forecasting Inflation in Australia
11/2020 FNI Update October – A W-Shaped Recession?
10/2020 News media vs. FRED-MD for macroeconomic forecasting
10/2020 FNI Update September – Continued Low Growth
09/2020 Behavioral changes and policy effects during Covid-19
09/2020 Proper scoring rules for evaluating asymmetry in density forecasting
09/2020 FNI Update August – Growth has Slowed Down
07/2020 Large Time-Varying Volatility Models for Electricity Prices
07/2020 Macroeconomics in the time of the Corona
06/2020 Inflation expectations and the pass-through of oil prices
06/2020 Extra FNI Update: Still well below trend, but improving
05/2020 Extra FNI Update: U, V, or Still Declining?
05/2020 Extra FNI Update: Approaching the Trough
04/2020 Extra FNI Update: Is the Worst Behind us?
04/2020 Extra FNI Update: Lowest level since early 1990s
04/2020 Hvor mye koster koronakrisen? (in Norwegian)
04/2020 FNI Update March – as Serious as During the Financial Crisis
03/2020 Extra FNI Update: The impact of the Corona Crisis
03/2020 The Impact of Monetary Policy on Leading Variables for Financial Stability in Norway
03/2020 FNI Update February – The Business Cycle is Weakening
02/2020 Deadly Variation: The Effect of Temperature Variability on Mortality
02/2020 FNI Update January - Continuing Around Trend
01/2020 FNI Update December – Entering 2020 around Trend
01/2020 Forecasting Energy Commodity Prices: A Large Global Dataset Sparse Approach


12/2019 FNI Update November – The Index is Stabilizing
12/2019 OPEC’s crude game: The supply curve in a dynamic, strategic environment
11/2019 Is Monetary Policy Always Effective? Incomplete Interest Rate Pass-through in a DSGE Model
11/2019 Supply flexibility in the shale patch: Facts, no fiction
11/2019 FNI Update October – The Fall Continues
10/2019 A New Economic Framework: A DSGE Model with Cryptocurrency
10/2019 Narrative monetary policy surprises and the media
10/2019 FNI Update September – Signalling a Contraction
09/2019 FNI Update August – Increased Uncertainty
08/2019 FNI Update July - A Stronger Business Cycle
07/2019 Annual Report 2018
07/2019 FNI Update June – Growth Above Trend
06/2019 On the use of machine learning for causal inference in climate economics
06/2019 Changing supply elasticities and regional housing booms
06/2019 FNI Update May – The Business Cycle is around Trend
05/2019 News-driven inflation expectations and information rigidities
05/2019 New Kid on the Block? China vs the US in World Oil Markets
05/2019 CAMP and CAMA Conference on Climate, Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy
05/2019 FNI Update April - A Stable Economy
04/2019 FNI Update March – Unchanged Economic Outlook
03/2019 FNI Update February – Stable Economic Outlook
02/2019 Multivariate Bayesian Predictive Synthesis in Macroeconomic Forecasting
02/2019 FNI Update January - A Weaker Business Cycle
01/2019 FNI Update December – An economic slowdown?


12/2018 Growth with Age-Dependent Preferences
12/2018 Mind the gap! Stylized dynamic facts and structural models
12/2018 International Transmission of Macroeconomic Uncertainty in Small Open Economies: An Empirical Approach
12/2018 On the China factor in international oil markets: A regime switching approach
12/2018 A composite likelihood approach for dynamic structural models
12/2018 FNI Update November – The index remains stable through the month
11/2018 State Space Models with Endogenous Regime Switching
11/2018 FNI Update October – Is the business cycle turning?
10/2018 The Shale Oil Boom and the U.S Economy Spillovers and Time Varying Effects
10/2018 Welcome