Background Note | HBS Case Collection | October 1993 (Revised August 1996)

Forecasting with Regression Analysis

by Arthur Schleifer Jr.


Provides an example of regression in one of its most important roles. Relating probabilistic forecasts based on past data to decision analysis.

Keywords: Management Analysis, Tools, and Techniques; Data and Data Sets; Forecasting and Prediction; Mathematical Methods;


Schleifer, Arthur, Jr. "Forecasting with Regression Analysis." Harvard Business School Background Note 894-007, October 1993. (Revised August 1996.)