Measuring predictability theory and macroeconomic applications by Francis X. Diebold

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .

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  • Economic forecasting.,
  • Prediction theory.

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StatementFrancis X. Diebold, Lutz Kilian.
SeriesDiscussion paper series -- no.2424
ContributionsKilian, Lutz., Centre for Economic Policy Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL18528424M

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