May 18, 2022

Economic Data: FRASER Database Adds New Visual Browse by Date Feature, New User Guide Also Released

2014-10-16_12-01-07The wonderful FRASER database of U.S. economic data (including a very large (and expanding) amount of historical material) made available by the Federal Reserve of St. Louis released some new and updated resources yesterday.

1.Visualize and browse database holdings by date and also view contextual economic events and eras by simply moving your cursor along the three lines (Events, Economic Eras, and Central Banking Eras).

2. New “How to Use FRASER” Guide

3. New In-page PDF viewer, with links for individual pages

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