Estimating and Forecasting Production and Orders in Manufacturing Industry from Business Survey Data: Evidence from Switzerland, 1990-2003

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Richard Etter; Michael Graff;
  • Journal: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics,volume 139,issue IV December,pages507-533
  • Subject: Coincident and leading indicators; forecasting; manufacturing industry
    • jel: jel:E37

A fundamental issue for policy-oriented business cycle research is access to leading - or at least coincident - and reliable indicators of economic activity in manufacturing industry. Therefore, we analyse how the quickly disposable, qualitative information of the busin... View more
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