Given a series ID, return basic information for a FRED series. Note that this function will not return the actual series data. For this functionality, see fredr_series_observations().

fredr_series(series_id, ..., realtime_start = NULL, realtime_end = NULL)

Arguments

series_id

A string ID for the FRED series.

...

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 (1 row) with information for the series specified by series_id.

API Documentation

fred/series

See also

Examples

if (fredr_has_key()) { # Return information for the "UNRATE" series fredr_series(series_id = "UNRATE") }
#> # A tibble: 1 x 15 #> id realtime_start realtime_end title observation_sta… observation_end #> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> #> 1 UNRATE 2021-06-14 2021-06-14 Unemploym… 1948-01-01 2021-05-01 #> # … with 9 more variables: frequency <chr>, frequency_short <chr>, units <chr>, #> # units_short <chr>, seasonal_adjustment <chr>, #> # seasonal_adjustment_short <chr>, last_updated <chr>, popularity <int>, #> # notes <chr>