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United States Macroeconomic data

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US Macroeconomic Data for 1959Q1 - 2009Q3

Notes

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Number of Observations - 203

Number of Variables - 14

Variable name definitions:

year      - 1959q1 - 2009q3
quarter   - 1-4
realgdp   - Real gross domestic product (Bil. of chained 2005 US$,
            seasonally adjusted annual rate)
realcons  - Real personal consumption expenditures (Bil. of chained
            2005 US$, seasonally adjusted annual rate)
realinv   - Real gross private domestic investment (Bil. of chained
            2005 US$, seasonally adjusted annual rate)
realgovt  - Real federal consumption expenditures & gross investment
            (Bil. of chained 2005 US$, seasonally adjusted annual rate)
realdpi   - Real private disposable income (Bil. of chained 2005
            US$, seasonally adjusted annual rate)
cpi       - End of the quarter consumer price index for all urban
            consumers: all items (1982-84 = 100, seasonally adjusted).
m1        - End of the quarter M1 nominal money stock (Seasonally
            adjusted)
tbilrate  - Quarterly monthly average of the monthly 3-month
            treasury bill: secondary market rate
unemp     - Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate (%)
pop       - End of the quarter total population: all ages incl. armed
            forces over seas
infl      - Inflation rate (ln(cpi_{t}/cpi_{t-1}) * 400)
realint   - Real interest rate (tbilrate - infl)

Source

Compiled by Skipper Seabold. All data are from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis [1] except the unemployment rate which was taken from the National Bureau of Labor Statistics [2].

[1] Data Source: FRED, Federal Reserve Economic Data, Federal Reserve Bank of
    St. Louis; http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/; accessed December 15,
    2009.

[2] Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor;
    http://www.bls.gov/data/; accessed December 15, 2009.

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