FRED Add-In for Microsoft® Excel®
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Data (FRED) Add-In is free software that will significantly reduce the amount of time spent collecting and organizing macroeconomic data. The FRED add-in provides free access to over 240,000 data series from various sources (e.g., BEA, BLS, Census, and OECD) directly through Microsoft Excel.
* The 64-bit compatability issue has been fixed as of July 26, 2013.
- One-click instant download of economic time series.
- Browse the most popular data and search the FRED database.
- Quick and easy data frequency conversion and growth rate calculations.
- Instantly refresh and update spreadsheets with newly released data.
- Create graphs with NBER recession shading and an auto update feature.