The Extent of Seasonal / Business Cycle Interactions in European Industrial Production

Abstract

Recent literature has uncovered evidence that the seasonal pattern in industrial production changes over the business cycle, with seasonality typically being less pronounced in periods of high growth than in the low growth (or recession) business cycle phase. Matas Mir and Osborn (2003a) examine this effect using monthly data for various OECD countries… (More)

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