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Descriptive Seasonal Adjustment by Minimizing Perturbations
Ekkehart Schlicht Ralf Pauly
Munich Reprints in Economics from University of Munich, Department of Economics
The seasonal adjustment method proposed by Schlicht (1981) can be viewed as a method that minimizes non-stochastic deviations (perturbations). This interpretation gives rise to a critique of the seasonality criterion used there. A new seasonality criterion is proposed that avoids these shortcomings, and the resulting seasonal adjustment method is given
Keywords: seasonal adjustment; seasonality; smoothing; spline; descriptive decomposition (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Published in Empirica 1 9(1983): pp. 15-28
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