Twenty bond index

Definition:

A benchmark indicator of the level of municipal bond yields. It consists of the yields on 20 general obligation municipal bonds with 20-year maturities with an average rating equivalent to a1l.

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Measurement error

Errors in measuring an explanatory variable in a regression, which leads to biases in estimated parameters.

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