Real-Time Macroeconomic Monitoring: Real Activity, Inflation, and Interactions
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For helpful comments we thank seminar and conference participants at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, the Fifth Annual Workshop on Data Revision in Macroeconomic Forecasting and Policy (CIRANO, Montreal), the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Black Rock, and the University of Pennsylvania. We are especially grateful to Dean Croushore, Loretta Mester, Jeremy Piger, Calvin Price, Glenn Rudebusch, Keith Sill, Tom Stark and Simon van Norden. For research support we thank the National Science Foundation and the Real-Time Data Research Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.