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Yury Yatsynovich

Yury Yatsynovich is a PhD candidate at UC Berkeley. His current fields of interest are macroeconomics, international economics and international trade. yyatsyn@econ.berkeley.edu

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Blogs review: HP Filters and business cycles

What’s at stake: a recent speech by St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard has launched a debate on the blogosphere over the use of a statistical technique called the Hodrick-Prescott filter. The technique – as well as so-called Bandpass filters – is used to decompose economic data into a trend and a cyclical component. […]

By: Jérémie Cohen-Setton and Yury Yatsynovich Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: July 16, 2012