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The Construction of Continuity-Adjusted Monetary Aggregate Components

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Changes in the financial industry result in new data that are inconsistent with the former presentation, and therefore adjustments are required to "adjust" or smooth out these breaks to establish continuity.

The author explains the methodology for newly calculated continuity adjustments to components of the monetary aggregates. Continuity adjustments have previously been done only for the aggregates themselves. The author lists the aggregates and their components and shows the adjustments that have been made.

JEL Code(s): E, E5, E51