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Consensus forecasts: tyranny of the majority?

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  • Stephen K. McNees
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    Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in its journal New England Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): (1987)
    Issue (Month): Nov ()
    Pages: 15-21

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    Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbne:y:1987:i:nov:p:15-21

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    Keywords: Forecasting;

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    1. Palle S. Andersen, 1997. "Forecast errors and financial developments," BIS Working Papers 51, Bank for International Settlements.
    2. Evan F. Koenig & Sheila Dolmas & Jeremy Piger, 2000. "The use and abuse of "real-time" data in economic forecasting," Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 0004, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
    3. Mayr, Johannes, 2010. "Forecasting Macroeconomic Aggregates," Munich Dissertations in Economics 11140, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
    4. Oliver Hülsewig & Johannes Mayr & Stéphane Sorbe, 2007. "Assessing the Forecast Properties of the CESifo World Economic Climate Indicator: Evidence for the Euro Area," Ifo Working Paper Series Ifo Working Paper No. 46, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich.
    5. William T. Gavin & Rachel J. Mandal, 2002. "Evaluating FOMC forecasts," Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis 2001-005, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
    6. Fildes, Robert & Stekler, Herman, 2002. "The state of macroeconomic forecasting," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 24(4), pages 435-468, December.
    7. Bratu Mihaela, 2013. "An Evaluation Of Usa Unemployment Rate Forecasts In Terms Of Accuracy And Bias. Empirical Methods To Improve The Forecasts Accuracy," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1, pages 170-180, February.
    8. Joutz, Fred & Stekler, H. O., 2000. "An evaluation of the predictions of the Federal Reserve," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 17-38.

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