R. Butters

Indiana University

Indiana University

1309 E. Tenth St.

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

http://https://kelley.iu.edu/BEPP/faculty/page14113.cfm?ID=46947

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Monitoring Financial Stability: A Financial Conditions Index Approach

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 22, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Scott A. Brave and R. Butters
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Indiana University
Downloads 706 (36,885)
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Financial Conditions, Financial Crises, Financial Stress, Principal Component Analysis, Dynamic Factor Analysis, Financial Forecasting And Simulation, Index Numbers And Aggregation

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Gathering Insights on the Forest from the Trees: A New Metric for Financial Conditions

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2010-07
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Scott A. Brave and R. Butters
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Indiana University
Downloads 108 (260,963)
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financial crisis, financial conditions, dynamic factor, EM algorithm, Harvey accumulator, ROC curve, Markov-switching

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What is the Relationship between Large Deficits and Inflation in Industrialized Countries?

Economic Perspectives, Vol. XXXIV, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Aug 2010
Marco Bassetto and R. Butters
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Indiana University
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public deficit, inflation, time inconsistency, government debt, central bank independence, Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Stabilization, Deficit, Surplus, Debt, Debt Management,

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Forecasting Economic Activity with Mixed Frequency Bayesian Vars

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2016-5
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2018
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Indiana University and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Mixed frequency, Bayesian VAR, Real-time data, Nowcasting

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Demand Volatility, Adjustment Costs, and Productivity: An Examination of Capacity Utilization in Hotels and Airlines

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-72
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
R. Butters
Indiana University
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productivity, demand volatility, adjustment costs, capacity utilization, occupancy rates, load factors, hotels, airlines

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The Extent of the Market and Integration Through Factor Markets: Evidence from Wholesale Electricity

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-50
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2019
R. Butters and Daniel F. Spulber
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market integration, extent of the market, factor prices, factor mobility, wholesale electricity, natural gas, price transmission ratio

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Why Don't Retail Prices Vary Seasonally with Demand?

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 19-21
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
R. Butters, Daniel W. Sacks and Boyoung Seo
Indiana University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
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seasonality, demand, price elasticity of demand, optimal pricing

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Nowcasting Using the Chicago Fed National Activity Index

Economic Perspectives, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 May 2014
Scott A. Brave and R. Butters
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Indiana University
Downloads 51 (399,409)
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dynamic factor models, business cycles, nowcasting

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Preannounced Tax Cuts and Their Potential Influence on the 2001 Recession

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
R. Butters and Marcelo Veracierto
Indiana University and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department
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On Demand Uncertainty in the Newsvendor Model

Kelley School of Business Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Oct 2019
R. Butters
Indiana University
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demand uncertainty, newsvendor model, dispersive order, inventory, monotone comparative statics, censored demand

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Industry Structure, Segmentation, and Competition in the U.S. Hotel Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w26579
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
R. Butters and Thomas N. Hubbard
Downloads 3 (653,646)
Citation 1
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A Practitioner's Guide and MATLAB Toolbox for Mixed Frequency State Space Models

Number of pages: 37
Scott A. Brave, R. Butters and David Kelley
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Indiana University and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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mixed frequency, state space, Kalman filter, maximum likelihood, MATLAB