Definition of Seasonal adjustment

1. Noun. 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"

Generic synonyms: Adjustment, Allowance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seasonal Adjustment

season's greetings
season creep
season ticket
season tickets
seasonal adjustment (current term)
seasonal affective disorder
seasonal constellation
seasonal constellations
seasonal lake
seasonal lakes
seasonal unemployment
seasoned salt

Literary usage of Seasonal adjustment

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. SAS/ETS(R) 9.1 User's Guide, Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4 by SAS Institute (2004)
"Findley, DF, Monsell, BC, Bell, WR, Otto, MC, and Chen, BC (i998), “New Capabilities and Methods of the X-i2-ARIMA seasonal adjustment Program,” Journal ..."

2. Measuring the Non-Observed Economy: A Handbook by International Labour Organisation, Adriaan M. Bloem, OECD Staff, Enrico Giovannini, Int. Labour Office With, International Monetary Fund, OCDE, Statistical Committee, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Commonwealth of Independent States, Developme (2002)
"... 9.2, 9.19|1 seasonal adjustment seasonal adjustment is a statistical technique to remove the effects of seasonal calendar influences operating on a ..."

3. Time Series and Related Topics by Ching-Zong Wei, Hwai-Chung Ho, Ching-Kang Ing, Tze Leung Lai (2006)
"An example of the application of statistical time series methods in economics is the seasonal adjustment of macroeconomic data, one of the primary functions ..."

4. SAS/IML 9.1 by SAS Institute (2004)
"Smoothed and Predicted Values of Two Components seasonal adjustment Consider the simple time series decomposition yt = Tt + St + et The ..."

5. National Income and Product Accounts of the U. S.: 1929-58by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"seasonal adjustment removes from the time series the average impact of variations that normally occur at about the same time and in about the same magnitude ..."

6. The Black Population in the U. S.: A Statistical Profile (1994)
"... may not agree entirely with data shown in this report due to differences in methodological procedures and seasonal adjustment of the data. ..."

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