Forecasting industrial performance

Bell, D N F and Danson, M W and Duignan, J and Glassford, M E and Kirwan, F X and McGilvray, J W and Simpson, D R F and Wingfield, Alison A. (1977) Forecasting industrial performance. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 3 (2). pp. 31-41. ISSN 0306-7866

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The first issue of the Fraser of Allander Institute's Quarterly Economic Commentary (July 1975) contained a special article which outlined the problems likely to beset any attempt to construct a forecasting model of the Scottish economy. The intention of this article is to review recent progress in the development of such a model and to comment on some of the most recent results which could be used to generate forecasts of industrial output.