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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GDPNow Model Forecast for Real GDP Growth Up Slightly

GDPNow Model Forecast for Real GDP Growth Up Slightly

On May 26, the GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth in the second quarter of 2015 was 0.8 percent. View GDPNow for more details.
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Very Little Evidence of Recession in First Quarter

Very Little Evidence of Recession in First Quarter

Although first-quarter 2015 gross domestic product (GDP) data were weak, the GDP-based recession indicator index value did not budge from the preceding quarter. At 7.9 percent, the value indicates that the U.S. economy was still expanding despite the weak numbers.
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