TITLE

Diverging Measures of Capacity Utilization: An Explanation

AUTHOR(S)
Morin, Norman; Stevens, John J.
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Business Economics;Oct2005, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the practical and conceptual differences between the capacity utilization rates of the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) and the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). In the wake of the recent recovery in manufacturing production, the capacity utilization rates published by the FRB have rebounded much more slowly than those published by the ISM.
ACCESSION #
19057800

 

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