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.
GDPNow Forecast for Third Quarter Slows to 1.2 PercentOn August 28, the GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth in the third quarter of 2015 is 1.2 percent. View GDPNow for more details.
Optimal Unemployment Insurance and Cyclical FluctuationsDuring a recession, the federal government typically provides extended unemployment benefits when state benefits are exhausted. The authors consider the design of optimal unemployment insurance when the economy experiences fluctuations in the job-finding and job-loss rates.
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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.