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Assessing the forecasters

Terence C. Mills

Assessing the forecasters

an analysis of the forecasting records of the Treasury,the LBS and the National Institute

by Terence C. Mills

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Published by Loughborough University, Department of Economics in Loughborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTerence C. Mills and Gordon T. Pepper.
SeriesEconomic research paper / Loughborough University, Department of Economics -- no.97/9, Economic research paper (Loughborough University, Department of Economics) -- no.97/9.
ContributionsPepper, Gordon T.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16574310M

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