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By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2005-04-06 Print this article Print

The Federal Reserve Board uses many software tools, including some built by international economists, to assess the health of the U.S. economy.

The Federal Reserve Board uses several software tools—many built by a body of international economists—to dissect and analyze trade and fiscal data to determine the health of the U.S. economy.

U.S. economic modeling FRB/US Came into operation in 1996 Built in-house.
Group of Seven economic modeling FRB/Multi-Country Built in-house
World economic modeling FRB/Global Built in-house
Cross-sectional analysis SAS/Assist and SAS/Insight, LIMDEP SAS Institute, Econometric Software
Historical economic data pattern analysis RATS, PCGive, Stata, TSP, Eviews, S-Plus Estima, OxMetrics, StataCorp, TSP International, Quantitative Micro Software, Insightful
Tools for seasonally adjusting data X11-ARIMA88 and X12-ARIMA U.S. Census Bureau
Mathematical computations Speakeasy, Mathematica Econometric Modeling & Computing, Wolfram Research
Database FAME SunGard Data Systems
E-mail Lotus Notes IBM

Sources: Federal Reserve Board, Baseline Research


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