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A New Data Set on Monetary Policy: The Economic Forecasts of Individual Members of the FOMC

David H. Romer

NBER Working Paper No. 15208
Issued in August 2009
NBER Program(s):   EFG   ME

This paper describes a new data set of the forecasts of output growth, inflation, and unemployment prepared by individual members of the Federal Open Market Committee. The paper discusses the scope of the data set, possibilities for extending it, and some potential uses. It offers a preliminary examination of some of the cross-sectional features of the data.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w15208

Published: David Romer, 2010. "A New Data Set on Monetary Policy: The Economic Forecasts of Individual Members of the FOMC," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 42(5), pages 951-957, 08. citation courtesy of

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