Evaluating FOMC forecast ranges: an interval data approach

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the U.S. Federal Reserve publishes the range of members’ forecasts for key macroeconomic variables, but not the distribution of forecasts within this range. To evaluate these projections, previous papers compare the midpoint of the range with the realized...

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Published in:MAGKS - Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics (Band 13-2012)
Main Authors: Fischer, Henning, García-Bárzana, Marta, Tillmann, Peter, Winker, Peter
Format: Work
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2012
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MAGKS - Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics