Browsing by Author "Mitchell, James"

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  • Architects as nowcasters of housing construction

    Holmes, Mark J.; Mitchell, James; Silverstone, Brian (Sage Publications, 2009)
    For more than four decades, the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has conducted a two-question, quarterly survey of architect forecasts of public and private sector construction expenditure. This qualitative ...
  • Insights into business confidence from firm-level panel data

    Silverstone, Brian; Mitchell, James (Department of Economics, University of Waikato, 2005-12)
    Business confidence announcements attract widespread attention, yet relatively little is known about the series itself. What, for example, does an improvement or deterioration in business confidence mean? We consider this ...
  • Nowcasting and predicting data revisions using panel survey data

    Matheson, Troy D.; Mitchell, James; Silverstone, Brian (Wiley InterScience, 2009)
    The qualitative responses that firms give to business survey questions regarding changes in their own output provide a real-time signal of official output changes. The most commonly used method to produce an aggregate ...

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