This book is aimed at improving forecasting skills. This is through reviewing the performance of forecasting in several fields, illustrative case studies,and discussion of opportunities to improve accuarcy and threats to accuracy.
The reviews of forecasting accuracy include three chapters on economic forecasting, five chapters on weather and climate forecasting and a chapter on political forecasting. The reviews identify some key factors for improving forecasting accuracy in these fields
There is a section on forecasting techniques and risk and uncertainty in forecasting including case studies. One chapter shows how the Wisdom of the Masses can be used to forecast the unemployment rate more accrately than economists.
Published in May 2018, the book has 19 chapters and 24 case studies over 170 pages.