Work with the US and MC Models

Introduction

This part of the site brings the power of large scale macroeconometric analysis to anyone with access to the internet. It is a resource for business forecasters, government policy analysts, macroeconomic researchers, teachers, and students. You can:
  • Work with a U.S. macroeconometric model or a multicountry econometric model to forecast, do policy analysis, and examine historical episodes. For example, you can change government policy variables and examine the estimated effects of the changes.
  • Table and graph online and/or download all or part of the historical data, forecast data, and data you may have created.
  • Read online and/or download all the documentation, memos, and papers.
  • Download for use on your own computer the Fair-Parke (FP) program and the models.
  • Download for use on your own computer the US model in EViews.

US Model Update, October 27, 2018

The US model has been updated through 2018:3---see US Forecast Memo and Selected Variables---html, Selected Variables---pdf. The forecast goes through 2025.

MC Model Update, 2018

The latest version of the multicountry model, denoted the MCJ model, was updated in 2018. It incorporates the US model that was updated in January 28, 2018, sometimes denoted the YAW model.

Documentation

Getting Started

As noted above, the complete documentation for the models is in Macroeconometric Modeling: 2018. You should at least look this over. The additional reading for the US model is:

The additional reading for the MCJ model is:

When you are ready to use the US or MCJ model, click "(solve)" below.

The US Model (solve) NOTE: For some options you may need to hit the back space arrow on your browser one or two times once you have made any changes to get back to the main page. Doing this will not erase your changes.

Forecast Memo and Selected Variables---html, Selected Variables---pdf
Forecast Record
Download the US Model for the Fair-Parke program
Download the US Model for EViews
Appendix A, October 27, 2018
The US Model Workbook, October 27, 2018
Macroeconometric Modeling: 2018 Contains a complete description of the January 28, 2018, version of the US model.

The MCJ Model (solve) NOTE: For some options you may need to hit the back space arrow on your browser one or two times once you have made any changes to get back to the main page. Doing this will not erase your changes.

The MCJ Model Workbook
Macroeconometric Modeling: 2018 Contains a complete description of the MCJ model.
Appendix A Appendix A in Macroeconometric Modeling: 2018, the US model.
Appendix B Appendix B in Macroeconometric Modeling: 2018, the ROW model.

The Fair-Parke Program

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