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Interest rate spreads as predictors of German inflation and business cycles

  • Ivanova, Detelina
  • Lahiri, Kajal
  • Seitz, Franz

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Forecasting.

Volume (Year): 16 (2000)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 39-58

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