A Framework That Provides Clarity

During periods of “low visibility,” confusion reigns: for every indication of one trend, there seems to be a countertrend. The key is to glean from the collective wisdom of reliable leading indicators a clear signal that the economy is headed for a turn.



New Brazilian Business Cycle Dates

The Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) is pleased to announce the determination of business cycle and growth rate cycle chronologies for Brazil. This is an exciting extension of cycle classifications established by ECRI’s late founder, Dr. Geoffrey H. Moore, and mirrors the business cycle dating procedure used for the U.S.

Cycle dates for Brazil and 20 other countries are freely available from ECRI's International Cycle Dates web page.