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A Note on Band-Pass Filters Based on the Hodrick-Prescott Filter and the OECD System of Composite Leading Indicators

  • Hiroshi Yamada
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    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) began to use a band-pass filter, based on the Hodrick-Prescott filter (HPband-pass filter), to calculate the composite leading indicators (CLIs) in December2008. Other than the filter adopted by the OECD, there is an alternative HPband-pass filter. This note examines whether the application of these two alternative HPband-pass filters in the calculations of the OECD’s CLIs lead to negligible differences. JEL Classification: E32; C22 Keywords: Hodrick-Prescott band-pass filter; Composite leading indicators.© beawolf -

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    Volume (Year): 2011 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 105-109

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