Journal Article

Getting a Jump on Inflation


Abstract: Accurate official estimates of Fed policymakers? preferred PCE inflation measure take months, and sometimes years, to become available. A small set of timelier indicators offers realtime power to ?nowcast? PCE inflation. Those indicators provide as much accuracy as initial government estimates and remain informative even after official estimates have been published.

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Part of Series: Economic Letter

Publication Date: 2017-08

Volume: 12

Issue: 9

Pages: 1-4