Causal

Regression

Leading
Indicators

Input-Output

Technique #

9

10

11

Stage in Life-Cycle

maturity

maturity

maturity

Forecast Horizon

Medium Term

Medium Term

Medium Term

Data Requirement

many

many

many

Pattern of Data Recognized

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Horizontal

X

X

X

Trend

X

X

X

Seasonal

X

X

Cyclical

X

X

Explanatory

Y

Y

Y

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