FRED has just added two monthly series on the historical changes in the federal minimum wage for farm and nonfarm employees. These data are published by the U.S. Department of Labor.
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FRED has just added 714 quarterly series corresponding to 14 different measures of labor underutilization, each of which is subdivided by state. These data are published in the Current Population Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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FRASER has added the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s working papers—preliminary research conducted by the economists of the 4th District—from 1981-1995.
These 39 annual and monthly series from the National Association of Realtors represent existing single-family home sales, mean and median sales prices, housing inventory, and monthly supply of existing single-family homes at the national and Census region levels.
FRED has just expanded its coverage of the Producer Price Index (PPI) release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This addition of 10,638 series completes the commodity PPI, the industry PPI, and the final demand PPI datasets.
Instructors at New York University’s Stern School of Business (fans of FRED) created these clear and concise video tutorials to teach their own students how to use FRED in their coursework. Each tutorial, from 3 to 9 minutes long, also explains a little bit about the economics behind the data.