@inbook{10.2307/j.ctt80355.5,
ISBN = {9780773506213},
URL = {http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt80355.5},
abstract = {Through time, the methods used for making aggregate economic forecasts have included almost everything conceivably of use, ranging from sunspots to tea leaves to elaborate mathematical models of the economic behaviour of nations. Books, indeed entire libraries, have been devoted to certain methods. One can cite immediately regression analysis in the modern era, and alchemy in the medieval. Thus it is presumptuous in a chapter such as this to attempt to discuss them all. Even omitting the non-modern approaches does not narrow the field appreciably: there are a great number of modern instruments that could be, and indeed are, brought},
bookauthor = {MERVIN DAUB},
booktitle = {Canadian Economic Forecasting: In a World Where All's Unsure},
pages = {15--38},
publisher = {McGill-Queen's University Press},
title = {Methods},
year = {1987}
}