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On the accuracy of time series, interest rate and survey forecasts of inflation


  • R. W. Hafer
  • Scott E. Hein


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  • R. W. Hafer & Scott E. Hein, 1984. "On the accuracy of time series, interest rate and survey forecasts of inflation," Working Papers 1984-022, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlwp:1984-022

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    1. Figlewski, Stephen & Wachtel, Paul, 1981. "The Formation of Inflationary Expectations," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 63(1), pages 1-10, February.
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