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507 * Wed, 8/2/2017, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-328
Economic Forecasts and Macro Modeling — Contributed Papers
Business and Economic Statistics Section
Chair(s): Sarah Pack, Federal Reserve Board
10:35 AM A Composite Economic Index for the United States' Economy: What Does This Index Tell Us? Brian Sloboda, University of Phoenix, Center for Management and Entrepreneurship (CME) ; Chandrasekhar Putcha, California State University at Fullerton
10:50 AM Constructing Diffusion Index Forecasts in Nonstationary Data Environments: The Role of Common Stochastic Trends Mohitosh Kejriwal, Purdue University ; Haiqing Zhao, Purdue University
11:05 AM Business Cycle Synchronization: A Bayesian Model of Survey Forecasts Kajal Lahiri, SUNY - Albany ; Herbert Zhao, Towson University
11:20 AM Cointegration of Health Expenditure and GDP with Smooth Breaks Dong-Yop Oh, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley ; Hyejin Lee, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
11:35 AM Continuous House Price Tiers Douglas McManus, Freddie Mac
11:50 AM Statistical Analysis of Economic Development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Ashraf Ahmed, Morgan State University-Institute for Urban Research ; Amal Alshehri, Morgan State University
12:05 PM Floor Discussion
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