• Geography
  • Published 1984

Adjustment of Economic Time Series

  title={Adjustment of Economic Time Series},
  author={William R. Bell and Steven C. Hillmer},
In the first part of this article, we briefly review the history of seasonal adjustment and statistical time series analysis in order to understand why seasonal adjustment methods have evolved into their present form. This review provides insight into some of the problems that must be addressed by seasonal adjustment procedures and points out that advances in modem time series analysis raise the question of whether seasonal adjustment should be performed at all. This in turn leads to a… CONTINUE READING