Is there an easy way to add FRED variables that are not in the db on the server? 

Logan J. Kelly, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Director, UWRF Center for Economic Research,
Section Editor, Global Business and Economics Review,

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-------- Original message --------
From: "Riccardo (Jack) Lucchetti" <>
To: Gretl list <>
Subject: Re: [Gretl-users] Fred API

On Tue, 12 Mar 2013, Sven Schreiber wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> has anybody ever tried to get gretl to connect directly to FRED? (See
> Is perhaps gretl already using such a link to retrieve the stuff under
> databases -> on server?

Yep. Or, more precisely, this is what we use to build the db file that you
retrieve from the gretl server.

   Riccardo (Jack) Lucchetti
   Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Sociali (DiSES)

   UniversitÓ Politecnica delle Marche
   (formerly known as UniversitÓ di Ancona)