The business cycle dating process

Hall, Robert E.
December 1991
NBER Reporter;Winter91/2, p1
Trade Publication
Highlights the progress made by the Business Cycle Dating Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research Inc. (NBER) in dating business cycles in the United States. Determination that a recession started in July 1990; Challenges facing the committee in dating the trough in economic activity in 1991; Comparison of 1990-1991 with 1981-1982; Special features of the 1990-1991 recession.


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