Forecasting by Extrapolation: Conclusions from 25 Years of Research
AbstractSophisticated extrapolation techniques have had a negligible payoff for accuracy in forecasting. As a result, major changes are proposed for the allocation of the funds for- future research on extrapolation. Meanwhile, simple methods and the combination of forecasts are recommended.
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forecasting; methods; extrapolation;
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