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"On Benchmarking and Temporal Distributions for Economic Time Series with an Application to Japanese GDP" (in Japanese)


  • Naoto Kunitomo

    (Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo)

  • Yoshinori Kawasaki

    (The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)


We discuss the benchmarking and temporal distribution methods for economic time series. We compare the Pro-Rata, the Denton and the Chow-Lin methods, and apply them to an analysis of some components of Japanese GDP. We have found that the Denton method often gives reasonable results among three methods compared.

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  • Naoto Kunitomo & Yoshinori Kawasaki, 2011. ""On Benchmarking and Temporal Distributions for Economic Time Series with an Application to Japanese GDP" (in Japanese)," CIRJE J-Series CIRJE-J-234, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
  • Handle: RePEc:tky:jseres:2011cj234

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