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<- Your 32-character FRED API Key goes in cell A1.
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Request your FRED API key from
https://research.stlouisfed.org/docs/api/api_key.html
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Purpose
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Retrieve one or more time series from FRED to Google Sheets.
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Try a beta version that will retrieve multiple time series joined by date at common frequency.
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https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17-UuMBeqfIZQ9Qf-w-VzCuENI9TTkLt3lP7-z6xQ1Ac/edit#gid=719802045
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Use
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On Notes/Technical sheet: copy your 32-character FRED API Key to a one-cell Named Range called APIKey (currently cell A1 above).
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On any sheet: copy a gray/blue box from Template; set FRED series name in blue cell; and adjust values in pale blue section by selecting frequency, dates, etc. (blanks give the FRED defaults).
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You need the sheet Notes/Technical and one copy of the gray/blue box from Template. It is ok to delete the appendixes, which include a search facility, examples, and detailed demonstrations of the API calls.
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Technical Notes
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Uses =IMPORTXML() with calls to the FRED API to get series metadata or observation data; to see raw XML, use =IMPORTDATA()
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About the FRED APIhttps://fred.stlouisfed.org/docs/api/fred/
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Documentation of parameters
https://fred.stlouisfed.org/docs/api/fred/series_observations.html#Parameters
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Michael Ash (UMass Amherst) & the FRED team (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis). Comments welcome:mailto:mash@econs.umass.edu
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Formatting for Dropdown Menus (do not alter or delete this section)
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units-prettyunits-api-parameter
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Default Unitslin
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Change from Previous Periodchg
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Change from Year Agoch1
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Percent Change from Previous Periodpch
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Percent Change from Year Agopc1
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Compounded Annual Rate of Changepca
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Continuously Compounded Rate of Changecch
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Compounded cca
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Loglog
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order-prettyorder-api-parameter
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Ascendingasc
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Descendingdesc
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frequency-prettyfrequency-api-parameter
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Dailyd
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Weeklyw
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Bi-weeklybw
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Monthlym
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Quarterlyq
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Seminannualsa
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Annuala
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frequency-aggregation-prettyfrequency-aggregation-api-parameter
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Averageavg
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End of Periodeop
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Sumsum
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BSD License
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Copyright 2020 Michael Ash
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Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
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1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
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