Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Release: Survey of Business Uncertainty
This series was discontinued by the source following revisions to the methodology and panel design for the Survey of Business Uncertainty. For more details, see the revised methodology.
This index reflects firms' uncertainty about the growth of their own employment over the next 12 months. The index can respond to news about the overall economy, changes in business sentiment, policy developments, stock market moves, interest rate changes, and changes in the outlook of firms in the sample. The uncertainty index captures uncertainty about the outlook for sample firms.
For more details about the index or the survey, visit the Survey of Business Uncertainty.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Business Uncertainty: Employment Growth Index (DISCONTINUED) [ATLSBUEGUI], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/ATLSBUEGUI, May 5, 2021.