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QSBO as a forecasting tool

  • O'Connor, Peter

    (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research)

  • Yang, Qing

    (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research)

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    NZIER’s Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) contains a 50 year history of business opinion. While its predictive capabilities are well known, there are many more applications that can be pursued using QSBO data. This paper investigates one application, using the QSBO to forecast GDP and inflation up to four quarters ahead of official data releases.

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    Paper provided by New Zealand Institute of Economic Research in its series NZIER Working Paper with number 2011/5.

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    Length: 16 pages
    Date of creation: 19 Oct 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:ris:nzierw:2011_005
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