Data on U.S. recessions, past to present. Data include information on contraction, expansion, and cycle.
A data frame with 35 observations on the following 8 variables.
the year-month of the peak, as a date
the year-month of the trough, as a date
the peak quarter
the trough quarter
peak to trough (in months)
previous trough to this peak (in months)
trough from previous trough (in months)
peak from previous peak (in months)
Data come from via scraping job of https://www.nber.org/research/data/us-business-cycle-expansions-and-contractions
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)