Information on Recessions and Recoveries, the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, and Related Topics


Subject:
Economics , Finance , Indicators & Statistics , Commerce: U.S.

Description:
Compilation of announcements of recessions and recoveries by the Business Cycle Dating Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). "The committee maintains a chronology of the beginning and ending dates ... of U.S. recessions." Covers data back to 1854, including the Dec. 1, 2008, announcement "that a peak in economic activity occurred in the U.S. economy in December 2007. The peak marks ... the beginning of a recession." Also provides a FAQ.

Publisher:
National Bureau of Economic Research

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nber.org/cycles/main.html


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