The forecasting textbooks for business analytics.


  • Book used at Cracow University of Economics Congratulations to Professor George Matysiak of the Cracow University of Economics, Kraków who will be using Practical Time Series Forecasting with R in his upcoming Real Estate Investing course
    Posted Jun 6, 2016, 11:50 PM by Boaz Shmueli
  • Updated R code for new version 7.1 of forecast package Given the latest update of the forecast package to version 7.1, some of the R code in "Practical Time Series Forecasting with R" requires updating. A file with all ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 3:02 AM by Boaz Shmueli
  • Indian R edition now available! Practical Time Series Forecasting with R is now also printed in India! The Indian edition can be purchased from, with short shipping times and low shipping cost in ...
    Posted Feb 17, 2016, 11:04 PM by Boaz Shmueli
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Praise for the book

"The book is a little gem"
— FORESIGHT, The International Journal of Applied Forecasting

"An excellent primer"
— John Seymour, John the Math Guy

"This book was the perfect resource!"
— Debra Hunter

"One of the best intro books on time series and forecasting I have ever seen"  

Excel-based Edition (2012)

Global Edition

Indian and Chinese editions

R Edition (2015)

Practical Time Series Forecasting with R

Global Edition

Indian Edition

Why choose Practical Time Series Forecasting?

—  A new business-analytics approach to time-series forecasting
—  A good balance between theory and practice
—  Plenty of real-world examples
—  Hands-on exercises
—  Affordable and globally available
—  Paperback and Kindle editions
—  Written by author of top-selling Data Mining Book for Business Intelligence
—  The perfect companion for data scientists