Journal Article

A New “Big Data” Index of U.S. Economic Activity

Abstract: The authors present a new ?big data? index of U.S. economic activity that can be used to track business and inflation cycles in real time and estimate monthly real gross domestic product growth.

Keywords: Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI); economic activity; gross domestic product (GDP);

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Part of Series: Economic Perspectives

Publication Date: 2019

Issue: 1

Pages: 1-30