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Economic Forecasting in the Great Recession

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  • Herman O. Stekler

    (George Washington University)

  • Raj M. Talwar

    (George Washington University)

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  • Herman O. Stekler & Raj M. Talwar, 2011. "Economic Forecasting in the Great Recession," Working Papers 2011-005, The George Washington University, Department of Economics, H. O. Stekler Research Program on Forecasting.
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