FRED has just added 2 non-employment indexes from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. These indicators are alternative measures of the unemployment rate reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
See the latest issue of Review for some historical detective work on the politics and economics behind Missouri’s two Federal Reserve Banks.
Listen in on a collection of oral histories recorded by Richmond Fed economist Robert Hetzel. Hear from former Fed governors and bank presidents, members of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers, U.S. Treasury officials, and others.
The FRED monthly database for macroeconomic research (FRED-MD) now includes the December 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.
GeoFRED’s new homepage has 47 of our most popular maps. These color-coded pre-made maps show county, state, and international data. Just click on the map to see more. Users can build maps from scratch simply by selecting the big green button labeled “Build New Map.”
From 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.