Byers, D. and Peel, David (1987) Forecasting Livestock Slaughter: An Empirical Assessment of M.L.C. Forecasts. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 38 (2). pp. 235-241. ISSN 0021-857XFull text not available from this repository.
Allocating resources to the provision of public forecasts may be justified as a means of reducing fluctuations arising from divergent expectations. In this paper we examine certain forecasts provided by the Meat and Livestock Commission. Our results indicate that these forecasts pass a number of tests of model adequacy. In particular they appear to be unbiased and efficient.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Agricultural Economics|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory|
|Departments:||Lancaster University Management School > Economics|
|Deposited On:||19 Jul 2012 16:40|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 17:37|
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