Editor’s note: Janet Yellen’s dashboard was last updated in December 2015. Looking for more recent data and economic indicators? Visit the Hutchins Center’s Fiscal Impact Measure (FIM).
Once a quarter, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her colleagues look at their dashboard to see where the economy has been and make projections for where they think it’s going. The dashboard shows a dozen of the most important measures of the economy’s vigor as the Fed tries to steer it toward its statutory goals of maximum sustainable employment and price stability. The interactive below shows you what the Fed Chair sees as she makes predictions for unemployment, inflation, growth, and interest rates.