Torsten Schmidt

Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)

45128 Essen

Germany

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1.

Forecasting Private Consumption: Survey-Based Indicators vs. Google Trends

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Nov 2009
Torsten Schmidt and Simeon Vosen
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Citation 7

Abstract:

Google Trends, private consumption, forecasting, Consumer Sentiment Indicator

2.

Effects of Oil Price Shocks on German Business Cycles

RWI Discussion Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Aug 2005
Torsten Schmidt and Tobias Zimmermann
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Oil prices, business cycle, small open economy

3.

Why are the Effects of Recent Oil Price Shocks so Small?

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jan 2008
Torsten Schmidt and Tobias Zimmermann
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Oil prices, new Keynesian open economy model

4.

Characterizing Movements of the U.S. Current Account Deficit

RWI: Discussion Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Torge Middendorf and Torsten Schmidt
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Abstract:

Markov-Switching Model, Ordered Logit, Indicators

5.

Bank Lending and Asset Prices in the Euro Area

RWI Discussion Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Michael Frömmel and Torsten Schmidt
University of Hannover and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Credit demand, credit rationing, asset prices, credit channel

6.

A Monthly Consumption Indicator for Germany Based on Internet Search Query Data

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Torsten Schmidt and Simeon Vosen
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
Downloads 65 (275,530)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Google Trends, Private Consumption, Forecasting, Consumer Sentiment Indicator

7.

Using Internet Data to Account for Special Events in Economic Forecasting

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Torsten Schmidt and Simeon Vosen
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Abstract:

forecast adjustment, Google Trends, private consumption

8.

Long-Run Trends or Short-Run Fluctuations – What Establishes the Correlation between Oil and Food Prices?

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 357
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Karoline Krätschell and Torsten Schmidt
Ruhr Universität Bochum and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Abstract:

Granger causality, spectral analysis, commodity prices

9.

In Search for a Credit Crunch in Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Torsten Schmidt and Lina Zwick
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Abstract:

Credit Crunch, Bank Lending, Financial Crisis

10.

Identifying Sources of Business Cycle Fluctuations in Germany 1975-1998

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Oliver Holtemöller and Torsten Schmidt
Halle Institute for Economic Research and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Abstract:

Business cycle accounting, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models, Germany, indirect inference, New Keynesian macroeconomics

11.

Forecasting House Prices in Germany

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Philipp an de Meulen, Torsten Schmidt and Martin Micheli
RWI, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Abstract:

House price forecasts, forecast combination, hedonic price index

12.

Oil Price Effects on Land Use Competition – An Empirical Analysis

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 340
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jan 2013
Matthias Diermeier and Torsten Schmidt
Independent and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Abstract:

biofuel, food commodity prices, crude oil price, Granger causality

13.

Demographic Change and the Labour Share of Income

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Torsten Schmidt and Simeon Vosen
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
Downloads 30 (395,032)

Abstract:

Labour share, demographic change, panel cointegration

14.

Practice and Prospects of Medium-Term Economic Forecasting

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 177
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Helmut Hofer, Torsten Schmidt and Klaus Weyerstrass
Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abstract:

Econometric models, macroeconomic forecasts, aggregate production function, Austria

15.

The Forecasting Performance of an Estimated Medium Run Model

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2012
Tobias Kitlinski and Torsten Schmidt
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Abstract:

Bayesian analysis, DSGE model, medium run, forecasting

16.

Uncertainty and Episodes of Extreme Capital Flows in the Euro Area

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 461
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Torsten Schmidt and Lina Zwick
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Abstract:

capital flows; uncertainty; Euro Area crisis; sudden stops; retrenchment

17.

The Political Economy of Public Investment When Population is Aging – A Panel Cointegration Analysis

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 557
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Philipp Jäger and Torsten Schmidt
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI)
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Abstract:

Public investment; population aging; panel cointegration

18.

Credit Crunch in Germany?

RWI Discussion Paper No. 6
Posted: 11 Feb 2004
Torsten Schmidt and Hiltrud Nehls
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI) and Ruhr Universität Bochum - Faculty of Economics

Abstract: