Does a Survey Based Capacity Utilization Measure Help Predicting Brazilian Output Gap in Real-Time?

The aim of the paper is to assess the informational content of a survey-based measure of the Brazilian manufacturing capacity utilization rate produced by the Brazilian Institute of Economics from Getulio Vargas Foundation. From a theoretical point of view, the survey-based capacity measure should p...

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Volume: 12
Main Author: Lima, Sarah
Malgarini, Marco
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Cham Springer International Publishing 01.09.2016
published in: Journal of Business Cycle Research Vol. 12; no. 1; pp. 119 - 139
Data of publication: 20160900
ISSN: 2509-7962
2509-7970
EISSN: 2509-7970
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
E31
E52
E32
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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