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A comparison of consumer and retail trade conference indicators for predicting household expenditure in the UK

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A comparison of consumer and retail trade conference indicators for predicting household expenditure in the UK. / Gausden, Robert; Hasan, M.

In: The Empirical Economics Letters, Vol. 11, No. 7, 07.2012, p. 669-676.

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Gausden, R & Hasan, M 2012, 'A comparison of consumer and retail trade conference indicators for predicting household expenditure in the UK', The Empirical Economics Letters, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 669-676.

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Gausden, Robert ; Hasan, M. / A comparison of consumer and retail trade conference indicators for predicting household expenditure in the UK. In: The Empirical Economics Letters. 2012 ; Vol. 11, No. 7. pp. 669-676.

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