Are Market Forecasts Rational?
This paper conducts tests of the rationality of both inflation and short-term interest rate forecasts in the bond market. These tests are developed with the theory of efficient markets and make use of security price data to infer information on market expectations.
|Date of creation:||Jul 1980|
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|Publication status:||published as Mishkin, Frederic S. "Are Market Forecasts Rational?" The American Economic Review, Vol. 71, No. 3, (June 1981), pp. 295-306.|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.|
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