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Comparative Performance of U.S. Econometric Models

Lawrence R. Klein

Abstract

One of the most important, and visible, things economists do is to forecast what will happen in the economy in the future. Each year, a number of different groups in the United States use their own econometric models to forecast what will happen to the economy in the coming year. Some economic forecasts are more accurate than others. This book consists of chapters comparing the different models now being used. It is organized topically rather than by model. The contributors include: Roger Brimmer, Ray Fair, Bert Hickman, F. Gerard Adams, and Albert Ando. The editor provides an introduction to ... More

Keywords: econometric models, economic forecasting, Roger Brimmer, Ray Fair, Bert Hickman, Albert Ando

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1991 Print ISBN-13: 9780195057720
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195057720.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lawrence R. Klein, editor
University of Pennsylvania

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