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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Nowcast for First-Quarter Real GDP Growth Down from Last Week

Nowcast for First-Quarter Real GDP Growth Down from Last Week

On March 2, the GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2015 was 1.2 percent. View GDPNow for more details.
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GDP-Based Recession Indicator Index

GDP-Based Recession Indicator Index

Real gross domestic project (GDP) growth in the last three quarters of 2014 put the GDP-based recession indicator at 1.6 percent, a level consistent with view that the U.S. economy is unambiguously expanding.
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