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An evaluation of the predictions of the Federal Reserve

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  • Stekler, H. O.

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  • Joutz, Fred & Stekler, H. O., 2000. "An evaluation of the predictions of the Federal Reserve," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 17-38.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:intfor:v:16:y:2000:i:1:p:17-38
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