Sveriges Riksbank’s Inflation Interval Forecasts 1999-2005

Are Sveriges Riksbank's inflation (CPI and KPIX) interval forecasts calibrated in the sense that the intervals cover realised inflation with the stated ex ante coverage probabilities 50, 75 and 90 percent? In total 150 interval forecast 1999:Q2-2005:Q2 are assessed for CPI and KPIX. The main resu… lt is that the forecast uncertainty is understated, but there are substantial differences between individual forecast origins and inflation measures.