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Recession Indicators Series

Recession Indicators Series

These time series are an interpretation of US Business Cycle Expansions and Contractions data provided by The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) at http://www.nber.org/cycles/cyclesmain.html and Organisation of Economic Development (OECD) Composite Leading Indicators: Reference Turning Points and Component Series data provided by the OECD at http://www.oecd.org/std/leading-indicators/oecdcompositeleadingindicatorsreferenceturningpointsandcomponentseries.htm. Our time series are composed of dummy variables that represent periods of expansion and recession. The NBER identifies months and quarters, while the OECD identifies months, of turning points without designating a date within the period that turning points occurred. The dummy variable adopts an arbitrary convention that the turning point occurred at a specific date within the period. The arbitrary convention does not reflect any judgment on this issue by the NBER's Business Cycle Dating Committee or the OECD. A value of 1 is a recessionary period, while a value of 0 is an expansionary period. Read More

+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Dec 1854 to Nov 2017 (Dec 1)
Quarterly Q4 1854 to Q3 2017 (Oct 2)
Daily 1854-12-01 to 2017-12-11 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1947-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
Monthly Feb 1947 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Dec 1854 to Nov 2017 (Dec 1)
Quarterly Q4 1854 to Q3 2017 (Oct 2)
Daily 1854-12-01 to 2017-12-11 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Jan 1978 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1978-01-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1955-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
Monthly Feb 1955 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
Monthly Feb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Mar 1960 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1960-03-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly May 1996 to Jul 2017 (Oct 10)
Daily 1996-05-01 to 2017-07-31 (Oct 10)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-09-30 (Nov 9)
Monthly Feb 1960 to Sep 2017 (Nov 9)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Dec 1854 to Nov 2017 (Dec 1)
Daily 1854-12-01 to 2017-12-11 (3 hours ago)
Quarterly Q4 1854 to Q3 2017 (Oct 2)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
Monthly Feb 1960 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
Monthly Feb 1960 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1947 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1947-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Oct 10)
Monthly Feb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Oct 10)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1996 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1996-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1990 to Sep 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1990-02-01 to 2017-09-30 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Oct 10)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Oct 10)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Jan 1978 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1978-01-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-10-31 (3 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Monthly, Not Seasonally AdjustedJan 1978 to Oct 2017 (3 hours ago)
 

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