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 Model Forecast for Real GDP Growth Up SlightlyOn 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.
Very Little Evidence of Recession in First QuarterAlthough 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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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.