Tag Archives: business cycle

Toll Index April 2018 – Growth ceiling?

The data is available at the Data Repository of the IDSC – Research Data Center of IZA. The paper we first studied the properties of these data is published at the Journal of Forecasting. The Toll Index has been widely … Continue reading

Posted in data, nowcasting, technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Toll Index April 2018 – Growth ceiling?

Toll Index August 2015 – cruising above and beyond

The Toll Index shows an exceptionally active month of August. We expect the economy to be on par with this performance of transportation. Data available at the IDSC of IZA and a link to our underlying paper in the Journal … Continue reading

Posted in data, economics, nowcasting, science, technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Toll Index August 2015 – cruising above and beyond

Toll Index – October 2013 – Best since 2007

The Toll Index for October 2013  shows a seasonally expected (Octobers are seasonal peaks) increase in transportation activity compared to September 2013. The number of outbound, border-crossing heavy trucks, taking working days into account, increased by more than 3.82% compared … Continue reading

Posted in data, economics, nowcasting | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Toll Index – October 2013 – Best since 2007

Toll Index – September 2013

The Toll Index for September 2013  shows a seasonally expected increase in transportation activity compared to August 2013. The number of outbound, border crossing heavy trucks, taking working days into account, increased by 12.17% compared to last August but dropped … Continue reading

Posted in data, nowcasting, technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Toll Index – September 2013