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.
Topics: Forecasts ; Economic indicators
Series: Discussion Papers
Volume 15 N. 2 (2016) of the QREA looks at the role of cross-border risk sharing, both through financial and labour market incomes generated across borders and through cross-border fiscal transfers, in mitigating asymmetric shocks, and compares the situation in the euro area to that of the United States. Other sections examine the mechanisms through which financial markets effect the real economy and confidence spillovers in the euro area.
Topics: Economic policy coordination ; Economic indicators ; Financial markets ; The euro
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