From the latest Economic Synopses: After the Great Recession, long-term unemployment increased disproportionately for older women.
FRED has just added six monthly series from the Monthly Treasury Statement release from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Fiscal Service. These data relate to the budget of the federal government.
Prudent policymaking requires an inflation forecast, and the St. Louis Fed provides one: The price pressures measure (PPM) calculates and updates the probability that inflation over the next 12 months will exceed 2.5 percent. As of October 2015, that probability is zero.
The FRED monthly database for macroeconomic research (FRED-MD) now includes the October 2015 vintage. This database, designed for the empirical analysis of “big data,” is described in detail in a St. Louis Fed working paper by Michael W. McCracken and Serena Ng.
FRED has just added 510 annual series from the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates release from the U.S. Census: more state-level data relating to tax exemptions, mean adjusted gross income, and median adjusted gross income.
FRED’s latest feature lets you export your graphs and dashboards directly to PowerPoint. (Here’s CPI and core CPI inflation from 2005 to 2015 as an example.) FYI: Dashboards are custom pages you create in FRED that contain data widgets such as graphs, points, and tables; they can be automatically updated and shared with others. Learn more here.
FRASER has added three Library of Congress collections: Fed Governors Charles S. Hamlin and Eugene Meyer and Chair of the National Monetary Commission Nelson W. Aldrich. Sign up for FRASER’s new monthly newsletter for updates on collections and features.
Our latest Economic Synopses essay considers India’s economic landscape: Is manufacturing stagnant? Are services exceptionally productive?
FRED has added 157 quarterly series from the Z.1 Financial Accounts of the United States. The newly added tables include L.203 Net Interbank Transactions, L.208 Debt Securities, and L.214 Loans. These series are published by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
The FRED monthly database for macroeconomic research (FRED-MD) now includes the September 2015 vintage. This database, designed for the empirical analysis of “big data,” is described in detail in a St. Louis Fed working paper by Michael W. McCracken and Serena Ng.