Date of US Recessions (GDP-Based Inference)

Source:
Hamilton, James

Release:
U.S. Recessions

Units:
1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:
Quarterly

Available Through:
06/30/2021

Why Use:

Date of US recessions describes the years in which the US economy was in a recession. This is useful for analyzing past economic health.

Suggested Treatment:

No treatments recommended.

Grain Transformation:

Data is unable to be distributed by time or geography. The roll up method used is Weighted Average.

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Date of US Recessions (GDP-Based Inference)

This dataset is a zero / one indicator and not appropriate for transformation.

Citation:

Hamilton, James, Dates of U.S. recessions as inferred by GDP-based recession indicator [JHDUSRGDPBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/JHDUSRGDPBR, December 19, 2019.

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