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Taking the measure of manufacturing

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  • Timothy G. Schiller
  • Michael E. Trebing

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In "Taking the Measure of Manufacturing" Tim Schiller and Mike Trebing outline several of the most important surveys and indexes that track manufacturing, describe their similarities and differences, and discuss their usefulness in providing timely and accurate data on the sector.

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  • Timothy G. Schiller & Michael E. Trebing, 2003. "Taking the measure of manufacturing," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q4, pages 24-37.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedpbr:y:2003:i:q4:p:24-37
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    2. Leonard I. Nakamura & Michael E. Trebing, 2008. "What does the Philadelphia Fed's Business Outlook Survey say about local activity?," Research Rap Special Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Dec.
    3. Stack, Martin & Downing, Ricard, 2005. "Another look at offshoring: Which jobs are at risk and why?," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 48(6), pages 513-523.
    4. Canas, Jesus & Kerr, Emily, 2014. "Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey: survey methodology and performance," Working Papers 1416, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
    5. Kelly D. Edmiston, 2006. "Workers' Compensation and State Employment Growth," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(1), pages 121-145.
    6. Paul F. Byrne, 2017. "Have Post-Kelo Restrictions on Eminent Domain Influenced State Economic Development?," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 31(1), pages 81-91, February.
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    8. Jimenez Polanco, Miguel A. & Ramírez Escoboza, Merlym, 2015. "Predicción de la Actividad Económica a Partir de Indicadores de las Encuestas de Opinión Empresarial: Evidencia para República Dominicana
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      ," MPRA Paper 75861, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    9. Richard Deitz & Charles Steindel, 2005. "The predictive abilities of the New York Fed's Empire State Manufacturing Survey," Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, vol. 11(Jan).

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