Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Economic Policy Uncertainty Index

The Economic Policy Uncertainty Index is compiled by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and reflects the frequency of articles in 10 leading US newspapers that contain the following triple:

  • “economic” or “economy”
  •  “uncertain” or “uncertainty”

and one or more of

  •  “congress” 
  • “deficit”
  •  “Federal Reserve”
  • , “legislation”
  •  “regulation”
  •  “White House” 

-RW