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Smoothed World Uncertainty Index for Lesotho (WUIMALSO)

Observation:

Q1 2024: 0.02934 (+ more)   Updated: Apr 15, 2024 2:33 PM CDT
Q1 2024:  0.02934  
Q4 2023:  0.07906  
Q3 2023:  0.10322  
Q2 2023:  0.11022  
Q1 2023:  0.09144  
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Units:

Index,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Quarterly

NOTES

Source: Ahir, Hites

Source: Bloom, Nick

Source: Furceri, Davide

Release: World Uncertainty Index  

Units:  Index, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly

Notes:

The World Uncertainty Index determines uncertainty using the frequency of the selfsame word in the quarterly Economist Intelligence Unit country reports. This smoothed version of the index is preferred over the index for country-level data. The 3-quarter weighted moving average is computed as follows: 1996Q4 = (1996Q4*0.6) + (1996Q3*0.3) + (1996Q2*0.1)/3.

Please see Hites Ahir, Nicholas Bloom and Davide Furceri (2018), 'The World Uncertainty Index' for additional explanation.

Suggested Citation:

Ahir, Hites, Bloom, Nick and Furceri, Davide, Smoothed World Uncertainty Index for Lesotho [WUIMALSO], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WUIMALSO, June 14, 2024.

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