Statistical indicators of cyclical revivals, Business Cycle Indicators
In a first step, we test whether the negative and significant contemporaneous sample correlations between margins and a business cycle indicator
are robust to the inclusion of controls related to monetary policy, default risk and banking regulation.
On the other hand, after Canova (1998) argued that the business cycle properties depend on the detrending filter, different filters are commonly applied to obtain alternative business cycle indicators
to check the robustness of the results: if they are qualitatively similar, it is said that those results are robust to the filter.
None of the European business cycle indicators
affect the intensity of trading activities.
Business cycle indicators
are often subject to significant revisions
BEA statistics on the CD-ROM include the national income and product accounts, input-output tables, regional economic projections, and business cycle indicators
The Business Cycle Indicators
section consists of tables for about 270 series and charts for about 130 series that are widely used in analyzing current cyclical developments.
Business Cycle Indicators
, published in 1961, (3) presented diffusion indexes for 21 economic indicators, including total nonagricultural employment.
Moore, Business Cycle Indicators
(Princeton University Press for the National Bureau of Economic Research, Princeton, NJ, 1961), p.
Under the reprogramming, BEA will discontinue the monthly Business Conditions Digest and put a scaled-down presentation of its business cycle indicators
in the SURVEY OF CURRENT BUSINESS.