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Combining Economic Forecasts. / Peel, David.

In: Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 39, No. 11, 11.1988, p. 1005-1010.

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Peel, D 1988, 'Combining Economic Forecasts', Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol. 39, no. 11, pp. 1005-1010. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.1988.170

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Peel, D. (1988). Combining Economic Forecasts. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 39(11), 1005-1010. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.1988.170

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Peel D. Combining Economic Forecasts. Journal of the Operational Research Society. 1988 Nov;39(11):1005-1010. doi: 10.1057/jors.1988.170

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Peel, David. / Combining Economic Forecasts. In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 1988 ; Vol. 39, No. 11. pp. 1005-1010.

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