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Global Economic Policy Uncertainty Index: Current Price Adjusted GDP (GEPUCURRENT)

Observation:

Aug 2020: 285.88391  
Updated: Oct 5, 2020

Units:

Index,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly
1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max

NOTES

Source: Baker, Scott R.

Source: Bloom, Nick

Source: Davis, Stephen J.

Release: Economic Policy Uncertainty  

Units:  Index, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

The Global Economic Policy Uncertainty Index is a GDP-weighted average of national EPU indices for 20 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States..

For additional details, including an analysis of the performance of the model, see Baker, Scott, Nicholas Bloom and Steven Davis (2016), "Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty"

Suggested Citation:

Baker, Scott R., Bloom, Nick and Davis, Stephen J., Global Economic Policy Uncertainty Index: Current Price Adjusted GDP [GEPUCURRENT], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GEPUCURRENT, October 23, 2020.

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