Seasonal Production Smoothing (ICPSR 1211)

Published: Jan 18, 2000 View help for published

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Donald S. Allen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01211.v1

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In this research, the author looked for and found evidence of seasonal production smoothing in 15 out of 25 manufacturing series and 8 out of 10 retail series, using de-trended seasonally unadjusted data. The equivalent tests using seasonally adjusted data were negative for all 35 series. The results suggest that seasonally adjusted data obscure short-term production smoothing.

Allen, Donald S. Seasonal Production Smoothing. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000-01-18. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01211.v1

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2000-01-18

2000-01-18

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Allen, Donald S. Seasonal Production Smoothing. ICPSR01211-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000-01-08. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01211.v1

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