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Title Ifo survey data in business cycle and monetary policy analysis / Jan-Egbert Sturm, Timo Wollmershäuser, editors
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Physica-Verlag, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Series Contributions to economics, 1431-1933
Contributions to economics. 1431-1933
Contents Cover -- Foreword -- Preface and Overview -- Table of Contents -- Survey Activity of the Ifo Institute -- Part I Business Cycle Analysis -- Forecasting Quarterly German GDP at Monthly Intervals Using Monthly Ifo Business Conditions Data -- Real Wages and Business Cycle Asymmetries -- Evaluating the German Inventory Cycle Using Data from the Ifo Business Survey -- Do Ifo Indicators Help Explain Revisions in German Industrial Production? -- A Leading Indicator for the Dutch Economy: A Methodological and Empirical Revision of the CPB System -- Part II Monetary Policy Analysis -- Firm Size and Monetary Policy Transmission ... Evidence from German Business Survey Data -- The Role of the Ifo Business Climate Indicator and Asset Prices in German Monetary Policy
Summary "The present volume, based on a conference entitled "The Academic Use of Ifo Survey Data", gives examples of timely research questions which can be addressed by qualitative survey data like the monthly Ifo Business Survey. It shows that this type of real-time data can be very informative when it comes to forecasting real economic activity or exploring monetary policy transmission."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Ifo-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.
Business forecasting.
Monetary policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Sturm, Jan-Egbert, 1969-
Wollmershaeuser, Timo.
LC no. 2004111905
ISBN 9783790816051
3790801747 (paperback)
9783790801743 (paperback)