Announcements

FRASER Joins the Digital Public Library of America

FRASER’s content is now available through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), a portal that offers public access to digital items from libraries, archives, and museums nationwide.  The work of incorporating FRASER into DPLA was done through a partnership with the Missouri History Museum library staff.

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FRASER Turns 10, Improves with Age

Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research (FRASER) is 10 years old and now offers improved browsing & search, re-organized archival collections, shareable resources via social media, an in-page PDF viewer, and the ability to link to specific pages, export to Zotero, and download metadata in XML or JSON.

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FRED Adds 6 National Transportation Services Indexes

These 6 monthly series published by the U.S. Department of Transportation‘s Bureau of Transportation Statistics measure volume of transportation services performed for freight and passengers.

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Use Economic Data? Tell Us About It!

The St. Louis Fed wants to learn from those who use economic data so we can improve access and delivery of that data. What data do you use? How do you use it? And what services, tools, or improvements would make your “data experience” better? Thank you for taking our 2-minute survey.

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FRASER’s 1000 Tweets, 1000 Followers

“Oct 6, 1979: FOMC fundamentally changes its policy. Read the minutes… Infographic of US energy use in 1970… 1947 bulletin examines women’s jobs over 7 decades…” Be a part of the one thousand. Follow FRASER’s twitter feed for a daily dose of economic history.

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FRED Adds Labor Market Conditions Index

This new monthly series from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System examines the health of the U.S. labor market. The Labor Market Conditions Index is derived from a dynamic factor model that extracts the primary common variation from 19 labor market indicators.

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FRED’s More Flexible Now

Need employment data, but just for women and not in the government or education sectors? FRED’s updated tagging system makes it easier to filter and browse data series: Narrow your search by selecting tags you know are helpful and excluding tags you know you don’t need.

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FRED Adds 220 Series of International Residential Property Prices

These 220 quarterly series published by the Bank for International Settlements track the prices of residential properties and measure the rates at which those prices are changing. In addition to nominal prices and growth rates, the data set also includes real versions of these series.

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3Q Review

“Step back from the complexity of actual money markets and imagine an economy in which every payment is made in cash…” Read “Liquidity: Meaning, Measurement, Management” by Nobel laureate Robert Lucas (and four other articles) in the latest issue of Review.

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Good IDEAS

September 9, 2014: The IDEAS bibliographic database surpassed 1.5 million online documents. IDEAS has been and continues to be the largest freely available electronic database of economic content.

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