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extrapolate

vb. to estimate an unknown (future) value by projecting from known (past) values (in TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS). This involves predicting a value for the
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Principal Sources of Data for Value-Added Extrapolators Component of gross domestic income Major source data Compensation of employees, paid Wages and salary accruals (1) For most private industries, federal government civilians, and state and local government, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) tabulations from the quarterly census of employment and wages (QCEW) for 2009-2011; for other private industries, a variety of sources for 2009-2011; for military wages, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for 2009-2011.
Extrapolators normally base their forecasts on straight-forward logic that is easily reproducible and that usually provides quantitative results.
The extrapolators for these estimates are prepared using a wide array of source data, which include surveys from the Bureau of the Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2002 Economic Census data for manufacturing, and other data.
Using the converted SIC series to develop extrapolators allowed the annual NAICS-based estimates to capture definitional revisions from the national income and product accounts that were incorporated in the revised SIC-based estimates and to capture special features of the estimates that stem from BEA definitions and concepts.
However, if data on the same level are not available, the best available extrapolators are used.
Gross output by industry in these accounts is computed by taking best-level estimates from the most recent set of benchmark I-O accounts and by using the annual survey data as extrapolators.
These shares were then used as the extrapolators to approximate the net loss ratios, [l.
In particular, estimates of personal income, which are available much sooner than AGI, are frequently used as extrapolators for AGI.