economics_long = pd.read_csv(DATA_DIR / "economics_long.csv", parse_dates=[0])

::: {.doc-text} US economic time series.


This dataset was produced from US economic time series data available from economics is in “wide” format, economics_long is in “long” format.


A data frame with 478 rows and 6 variables

Column Description
date Month of data collection
psavert personal savings rate 1
pce personal consumption expenditures, in billions of dollars 2
unemploy number of unemployed in thousands 3
uempmed median duration of unemployment, in week 4
pop total population, in thousands 5