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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 Aug 2017 (Sep 1)
Quarterly Q4 1854 to Q2 2017 (Jul 3)
Daily 1854-12-01 to 2017-09-24 (14 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1947-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
Monthly Feb 1947 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Dec 1854 to Aug 2017 (Sep 1)
Quarterly Q4 1854 to Q2 2017 (Jul 3)
Daily 1854-12-01 to 2017-09-24 (14 hours ago)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Daily 1955-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
Monthly Feb 1955 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Mar 1960 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
Daily 1960-03-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Jan 1978 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
Daily 1978-01-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Dec 1854 to Aug 2017 (Sep 1)
Daily 1854-12-01 to 2017-09-24 (14 hours ago)
Quarterly Q4 1854 to Q2 2017 (Jul 3)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Daily, Not Seasonally Adjusted1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+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, Monthly, Not Seasonally AdjustedFeb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Daily, Not Seasonally Adjusted1960-02-01 to 2017-04-30 (Jul 10)
 
+1 or 0, Daily, Not Seasonally Adjusted1960-02-01 to 2017-06-30 (Aug 8)
 
+1 or 0, Monthly, Not Seasonally AdjustedFeb 1960 to Apr 2017 (Jul 10)
 
+1 or 0, Monthly, Not Seasonally AdjustedFeb 1960 to Jun 2017 (Aug 8)
 
+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
Daily 1955-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
Monthly Feb 1955 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Jun 2017 (Aug 8)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-06-30 (Aug 8)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1947 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
Daily 1947-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Monthly, Not Seasonally AdjustedMay 1996 to Apr 2017 (Jul 10)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1990 to Jun 2017 (Sep 7)
Daily 1990-02-01 to 2017-06-30 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Daily, Not Seasonally Adjusted1996-05-01 to 2017-04-30 (Jul 10)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly Feb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
Daily 1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Monthly, Not Seasonally AdjustedFeb 1960 to Apr 2017 (Jun 12)
 
+1 or 0, Monthly, Not Seasonally AdjustedFeb 1960 to Jul 2017 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Daily, Not Seasonally Adjusted1960-02-01 to 2017-04-30 (Jun 12)
 
+1 or 0, Daily, Not Seasonally Adjusted1960-02-01 to 2017-07-31 (Sep 7)
 
+1 or 0, Monthly, Not Seasonally AdjustedFeb 1960 to Apr 2017 (Jul 10)
 

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