Macroeconomics Data


Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED): Historical values for the U.S. of the macroeconomic variables discussed in this course. For other data, click here.
Economic Report of the President (Annual)
Statistical Abstract of the United States (Annual)

Chapter 23 (All chapter references are to the course textbook.)

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Components (MS Excel file with Charts)
National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA) Tables
A Guide to the NIPA's  (PDF)
Another Guide to the NIPA's
An article about how the U.S. Commerce Department actually measures GDP. This article contains links to the Commerce Department's valuable and exhaustive store of macroeconomic data on the U.S. economy from as far back as 1929.

Chapter 24

Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)
Producer Price Indexes (PPI)
Consumer Price Index For All Urban Consumers (Monthly Data)
BLS Handbook of Methods, Chapter 17. Consumer Price Indexes
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Adjusting for Inflation

Chapter 25
Productivity Home Page, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

Productivity Home Page, OECD. International data.
Real Potential Gross Domestic Product

Chapter 26
Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States, Federal Reserve.

Chapter 28

Bureau of Labor Statistics
BLS Handbook of Methods, Chapter 1. Labor force data derived from the Current Population Survey (Frequently Asked Questions)
Employment Comparisons by Race and Sex
Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population, 1939 to date
Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by sex, 1970 to date

U.S. Historical Income Data, Census data

U.S. Minimum Wage

Collective Bargaining
Employment and Population

Chapter 29

Monetary Aggregates (M1, M2)
Monetary Trends
Discount Rate

Chapter 30

Inflation Calculators -- NASA

Chapter 31

Exchange Rates

U.S. Trade & International Transactions
Real Exports of Goods & Services
Real Imports of Goods & Services
Plainedge PowerPoint Presentation