Data on U.S. recessions, past to present. Data include information on contraction, expansion, and cycle.

recessions

Format

A data frame with 35 observations on the following 8 variables.

peak

the year-month of the peak, as a date

trough

the year-month of the trough, as a date

peakq

the peak quarter

troughq

the trough quarter

p2t

peak to trough (in months)

prev_t2p

previous trough to this peak (in months)

tfpt

trough from previous trough (in months)

pfpp

peak from previous peak (in months)

Source

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Details

Data come from via scraping job of https://www.nber.org/research/data/us-business-cycle-expansions-and-contractions