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Measurement of the Output Gap: A Discussion of Recent Research at the Bank of Canada

Pierre St-Amant () and Simon van Norden ()

Technical Reports from Bank of Canada

Abstract: In this paper, we discuss some methodologies for estimating potential output and the output gap that have recently been studied at the Bank of Canada. The assumptions and econometric techniques used by the different methodologies are discussed in turn, and applications to Cnadian data are presented.

Keywords: PRODUCTION; ECONOMETRICS; MEASUREMENT (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C13 C82 E23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 62 pages
Date: 1997
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