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Forecasting growth cycle turning points using US and Japanese professional forecasters

  • Kosei Fukuda


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Empirical Economics.

Volume (Year): 36 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 243-267

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Handle: RePEc:spr:empeco:v:36:y:2009:i:2:p:243-267
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