This paper compares the performance of the European Commission's Consumer Confidence Indicator with alternatives based on broader sets of data and more complex statistical methods.
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Discussion Papers 34. July 2016. Brussels. PDF. 48pp. Tab. Graph. Ann. Bibliogr. Free.
ISBN 978-92-79-54440-8 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi: 10.2765/151008 (online)
JEL classification: C22, C53, E32, E37
Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them. The Papers are intended to increase awareness of the technical work being done by staff and to seek comments and suggestions for further analysis. The views expressed are the author’s alone and do not necessarily correspond to those of the European Commission.