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Tracking the economy with the purchasing managers' index

  title={Tracking the economy with the purchasing managers' index},
  author={E. Harris},
  journal={The Quarterly review},
  • E. Harris
  • Published 1991
  • Business
  • The Quarterly review
  • The purchasing managers' index is a widely watched but virtually untested indicator of manufacturing activity. This article examines how well the index lives up to its billing as a leading indicator. The author also explores whether the index supplies information about the economy beyond that already provided by other indicators. 
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