This book provides an introduction to the methods employed in forecasting the future state of the economy. It is the only text currently available which provides a comprehensive coverage of methods and applications in this fast-growing area. Part I outlines the available techniques, including those used in business forecasting and econometric forecasting. Part II considers the most important applications of forecasting.Forecasts are required for two basic reasons: the future is uncertain and the full impact of many decisions taken now is ... for holidays later in the year or to make provision for their retirement; a stock market investor buys some shares now inanbsp;...
|Author||:||Ken Holden, David A. Peel, John L. Thompson|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1990|