Toward a more reliable picture of the economic activity: An application to Argentina
Maximo Camacho (),
Marcos Dal Bianco () and
Jaime Martinez-Martin ()
Economics Letters, 2015, vol. 132, issue C, 129-132
We advocate a dynamic factor model to provide alternative measures of output data using indirect information from economic indicators. We apply the method to show evidence of a significant gap between estimated and official measures of Argentine GDP since 2007.
Keywords: Business cycles; Output growth; Dynamic factor models; Argentina (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C53 E01 E27 E32 E37 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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