Forecasting manufacturing investment using survey information

by Terje Skjerpen

Publisher: Statistisk sentralbyrå in Oslo

Written in English
Published: Pages: 23 Downloads: 707
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  • Investments -- Norway -- Mathematical models.,
  • Manufactures -- Norway -- Forecasting -- Mathematical models.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 21).

StatementTerje Skjerpen and Anders Rygh Swensen.
SeriesReports = Rapporter,, 97/3, Rapporter (Norway. Statistisk sentralbyrå) ;, 97/3.
ContributionsSwensen, Anders Rygh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG5612 .S57 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL759285M
ISBN 108253743742
LC Control Number97155779

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