Get the related categories for a FRED category.

fredr_category_related(
  category_id,
  ...,
  realtime_start = NULL,
  realtime_end = NULL
)

Arguments

category_id

An integer ID for the category. Default is 0 for the root category. Required parameter.

...

These dots only exist for future extensions and should be empty.

realtime_start

A Date indicating the start of the real-time period. Defaults to today's date. For more information, see Real-Time Periods.

realtime_end

A Date indicating the end of the real-time period. Defaults to today's date. For more information, see Real-Time Periods.

Value

A tibble object containing the name and parent ID for categories related to the category indicated by category_id.

Details

From the FRED API documentation: "A related category is a one-way relation between 2 categories that is not part of a parent-child category hierarchy. Most categories do not have related categories."

API Documentation

fred/category/related

See also

Examples

if (fredr_has_key()) { # Categories related to the "Employment Cost Index" category fredr_category_related(category_id = 4L) }
#> # A tibble: 1 x 3 #> id name parent_id #> <int> <chr> <int> #> 1 10 Population, Employment, & Labor Markets 0