Okun's law data


List of variables:

un = seasonally adjusted quarterly unemployment rate (%) (average of monthly rates)
GNP = seasonally adjusted quarterly real GNP (in billions of chained 2000 dollars)

235 observations - 1948:I - 2006:III.

Sources:

un - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Data: (http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/UNRATE/downloaddata?&cid=12)

GNP - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Data: (http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/GNPC96/downloaddata?&cid=106)

John Kane - kane@oswego.edu
Department of Economics, SUNY-Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126