Macroeconomic Forecasting

Macroeconomic Forecasting : A Sociological Appraisal

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Drawing on interviews with the UK government's Panel of Independent Forecasters, the author shows how economic models, forecasts and policy analysis depend crucially upon the judgements of more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 13.46mm | 362g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138866253
  • 9781138866256

Table of contents

1. Who Knows What Tomorrow Brings? Brief Introductions to Economic Forecasting and the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge 2. Cherished Beliefs and Statistics: How Economic Models are Estimated 3. Extrapolations and Expertise: How Economic Forecasts Are Made 4. Soothsaying or Science? Trying to Falsify an Economic Model 5. Different Models: Economic Forecasts in February 1993 6. Different Futures: Controversies and Disputes in July 1993 7. Difficult Choices: Policy Recommendations in October 1993 8. From TINA to TRACY: Economic Models, Economic Policy and Science Studiesshow more