Victor Zarnowitz

The Conference Board

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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University of Chicago

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

A More Timely and Useful Index of Leading Indicators

The Conference Board Economics Program Working Paper Series No. 03-01
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Apr 2003
Robert H. McGuckin, Victor Zarnowitz and Ataman Ozyildirim
The Conference Board (U.S.), The Conference Board and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 397 (139,835)
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business cycles, indicators, leading index, times series, forecasting

2.

What is a Business Cycle?

NBER Working Paper No. w3863
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
Downloads 279 (204,094)
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Time Series Decomposition and Measurement of Business Cycles, Trends and Growth Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w8736
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2022
Victor Zarnowitz and Ataman Ozyildirim
The Conference Board and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Forecasting with the Index of Leading Indicators

NBER Working Paper No. w0244
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2022
Beatrice N. Vaccara and Victor Zarnowitz
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and The Conference Board
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The Old and the New in U.S. Economic Expansion of the 1990s

NBER Working Paper No. w7721
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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Theory and History Behind Business Cycles: are the 1990s the Onset of a Golden Age?

NBER Working Paper No. w7010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 1999 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
Downloads 97 (500,167)
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The Composite Index of Leading Economic Indicators: How to Make it More Timely

NBER Working Paper No. w8430
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2022
Robert H. McGuckin, Victor Zarnowitz and Ataman Ozyildirim
The Conference Board (U.S.), The Conference Board and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Recent Work on Business Cycles in Historical Perspective: Review of Theories and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w1503
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 28 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
Downloads 69 (612,239)
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The Development and Role of the National Bureau's Business Cycle Chronologies

NBER Working Paper No. w1394
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Geoffrey H. Moore and Victor Zarnowitz
Economic Cycle Research Institute, N.Y. and The Conference Board
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Business Cycles Observed and Assessed: Why and How They Matter

NBER Working Paper No. w6230
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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Consensus and Uncertainty in Economic Prediction

NBER Working Paper No. w1171
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2022
Victor Zarnowitz and Louis A. Lambros
The Conference Board and Independent
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12.

Has the Business Cycle Been Abolished?

NBER Working Paper No. w6367
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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The Record and Improvability of Economic Forecasting

NBER Working Paper No. w2099
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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The Accuracy of Individual and Group Forecasts from Business Outlook Surveys

NBER Working Paper No. w1053
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
Downloads 51 (709,061)
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17.

Major Changes in Cyclical Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w1395
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Victor Zarnowitz and Geoffrey H. Moore
The Conference Board and Economic Cycle Research Institute, N.Y.
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18.

Business Cycles and Growth: Some Reflections and Measures

NBER Working Paper No. w0665
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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19.

Rational Expectations and Macroeconomic Forecasts

NBER Working Paper No. w1070
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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An Analysis of Annual and Multiperiod Quarterly Forecasts of Aggregate Income, Output, and the Price Level

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jun 2001
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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Cost and Price Movements in Business Cycle Theories and Experience: Hypotheses of Sticky Wages and Prices (See Also Wp3132-Send Out Together)

NBER Working Paper No. w3131
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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Forecasting Recessions Under the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Law

NBER Working Paper No. w2066
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2022
Victor Zarnowitz and Geoffrey H. Moore
The Conference Board and Economic Cycle Research Institute, N.Y.
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23.

Information, Measurement, and Prediction in Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w0318
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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24.

Expectations and Forecasts from Business Outlook Surveys

NBER Working Paper No. w0845
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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On the Accuracy and Properties of Recent Macroeconomic Forecasts

NBER Working Paper No. w0229
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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Business Cycles Analysis and Expectational Survey Data

NBER Working Paper No. w1378
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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A Review of Cyclical Indicators for the United States: Preliminary Results

NBER Working Paper No. w0006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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Facts and Factors in the Recent Evolution of Business Cycles in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w2865
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 23 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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29.

Has Macro-Forecasting Failed?

NBER Working Paper No. w3867
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 May 2004 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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Cost and Price Movements in Business Cycle Theories and Experience: Causes and Effects of Observed Changes (See Also Wp3131-Send Out Together)

NBER Working Paper No. w3132
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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On Functions, Quality, and Timeliness of Economic Information

NBER Working Paper No. w0608
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2022
Victor Zarnowitz
The Conference Board
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On the Measurement of Business Cycles and Growth Cycles

Indian Economic Review, Vol. 36, No. 1
Posted: 19 Sep 2002
Victor Zarnowitz and Ataman Ozyildirim
The Conference Board and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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time series Decomposition, indicators, business cycles, trends