Research Announcements

Beyond the Numbers Conference

In September, the St. Louis Fed will host a new conference for librarians and information professionals—Beyond the Numbers. Economic information experts will share their insights on improving access to and understanding of economic information.

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FRED Adds 6,164 Series on Personal Income

These series from the BEA measure income received by all persons from all sources. The per capita series divide total personal income by the Census Bureau’s annual midyear population estimates.

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Beyond the Numbers Conference

In September, the St. Louis Fed will host a new conference for librarians and information professionals—Beyond the Numbers. Economic information experts will share their insights on improving access to and understanding of economic information.  

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Recent Economic Synopses Tackle Two Investment Topics

ES No. 18: Market patterns show that investor expectations do affect portfolio choices. But return-chasing behavior can be costly: up to 5% lower returns than with the traditional buy-and-hold strategy. ES No. 19: Italian and Spanish govt. bond yields are … Continue reading

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FRASER Adds Issues of the Cleveland Fed’s Review

Consult the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Economic Review on FRASER, from the March 1919 issue (describing the railroad decline’s effect on Pennsylvania steel mill operations) to the 4th quarter 2001 issue (describing how monetary policy could affect corporate finance).

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Extending Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Maria Canon and Yang Liu discuss the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, which emerged from the Unemployment Extension Act, passed on November 21, 2008. They consider that extended benefits may reduce unemployed workers’ job search efforts, decreasing their likelihood of becoming … Continue reading

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FRASER Adds Federal Reserve Bank of New York Circulars

These circulars were issued to member banks to address key topics in the Reserve Bank’s mission, procedures, and processes. FRASER just added circulars from 1967 to 1971.

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FRED Adds 609 Industry-Specific GDP Series

FRED has added 609 quarterly series published by the BEA for the first time. These series track gross output, value added, and intermediate inputs for 22 industry sectors.

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FRED Adds 90 U.S. Labor Force Status Flows Series

These 90 monthly series published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics track net changes in employment status by gender and for three categories of persons: the employed, unemployed, and nonparticipants (that is, those not in the labor force). These series, … Continue reading

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FRED Adds FOMC Summary of Economic Projections

FRED has added 42 series from the Summary of Economic Projections. The FOMC makes these projections four times per year for the real GDP growth rate, personal consumption expenditures (PCE) inflation, core PCE inflation, and the unemployment rate. These projections … Continue reading

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