seasonal adjustment


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Noun1.seasonal adjustment - a statistical adjustment made to accommodate predictable fluctuations as a function of the season of the year; "seasonal adjustments for housing starts must be made in mid-winter"
allowance, adjustment - an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit"
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The ministry forecast that the economy will rise by 4 percent in 2019.GDP structure After seasonal adjustment, GDP rose by 0.
Note that annual revisions lowered the claims trajectory into the end of Q1 fairly significantly, and there was also a big drop in the weekly readings in early April before a later bounce, likely reflecting the seasonal adjustment difficulties with the moving Easter and spring break holidays.
And the ATA's not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment, came in at 124.4, marking an 11.8% annual increase.
Seasonal adjustment works to measure and remove the influences of predictable seasonal patterns to reveal how employment and unemployment figures change from month to month.
We are pleased to offer an article that revisits our multiyear strategy to improve and modernize seasonal adjustment practices for the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs).
The company also provided outlook and based on the level of orders received in Q3 2017, expects that sales in Q4 2017 to be broadly in line with sales in the third quarter, after a seasonal adjustment for the fewer working days in the last quarter of the year.
In its 2015 annual revision to the GDP estimates, the BEA took steps to improve its seasonal adjustment of GDP components, including making seasonal adjustments to personal consumption expenditures, inventories, and government expenditures for defense (McCulla and Smith 2015).
Additionally, the article discusses the impact of reweighting on the seasonally adjusted ECI series and changes in seasonal adjustment methodology.
In 1998, the PPI implemented the X-12-ARIMA Seasonal Adjustment Method; prior to that year, PPI employed the X-11 method.
This is distinct from seasonal adjustment, which controls only for the normal variation in weather across the year.
Before seasonal adjustment, all 20 cities reported increases in June.