Updating the Distributional Financial Accounts

Posted: 2 Dec 2020

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Michael Batty

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Eric Reed Nielsen

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Kamila Sommer

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Alice Henriques Volz

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Sarah Friedman

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Ella Deeken

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Jesse Bricker

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Sarah Reber

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Date Written: November 9, 2020

Abstract

In addition to incorporating 2020q2 data from the Financial Accounts, the 2020q2 release of the Distributional Financial Accounts (DFAs) includes three substantial updates. The most consequential is the incorporation of the newly released 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF).

Suggested Citation

Batty, Michael and Nielsen, Eric Reed and Sommer, Kamila and Henriques Volz, Alice and Friedman, Sarah and Deeken, Ella and Bricker, Jesse and Reber, Sarah, Updating the Distributional Financial Accounts (November 9, 2020). FEDS Notes No. 2020-11-09-2 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2810, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3740813

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Eric Reed Nielsen

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Kamila Sommer

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551
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Alice Henriques Volz

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551
United States

Sarah Friedman

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551
United States

Ella Deeken

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551
United States

Jesse Bricker

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551
United States

Sarah Reber

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551
United States

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