Our Monthly GDP (MGDP) Index is an indicator of real aggregate output that is conceptually consistent with real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA). Our approach uses calculation and aggregation methods comparable to the official GDP from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. As a result, you receive a monthly index whose variation at the quarterly frequency mimics that of official GDP, and whose intra-quarter variation is a meaningful and comprehensive measure of monthly changes in output.
- Timely and current
- More frequent