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fan chart


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A diagram in which the past history of a variable is plotted against time, but its future is shown as a range of forecast values rather than a point. After the present is passed on the time axis, the graph fans out, hence the name. The fan chart is a useful way of summarizing the uncertainty in economic forecasts.

Subjects: Economics.


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