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Estimating a Composite Indicator of Economic Activity for Ghana
Tuesday, 30 September 2003 00:00

Economic policy requires a high degree of foresight because policy actions typically take effect only after a long lag. In the light of these policy needs, it is now routine for policy makers, central banks and economic research institutes to report and analyse an array of so-called leading indicators that are supposed to give a clear indication of the status of the real economy.
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