Center for Quantitative Economic Research

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Center for Quantitative Economic Research

The Center for Quantitative Economic Research (CQER) of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta advances empirical research in economics and promotes forecasting models usable for policy studies.

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New Data for Wu-Xia Shadow Federal Funds Rate

The Wu-Xia shadow federal funds rate is updated through March with underlying input data from Gurkaynak, Sack, and Wright yield curve estimates. The rate stood at -2.62 percent on March 31.
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GDP-Based Recession Indicator Index

Data for real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in fourth-quarter 2013 have pushed the GDP-based recession indicator down to 3.3 percent. This index from well-known economist James Hamilton assigns recession start and end dates based on observed dynamics in the U.S. economy.
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Center for Financial Innovation and Stability (CenFIS)

Advancing knowledge of the connection between financial innovation and stability through conferences and research on issues and government policies

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