R/utils-recessionLines.R

Defines functions recessionLines

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# FUNCTION:                 DESCRIPTION:
#  .recessionLines           Adds vertical recession lines to a plot
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.recessionLines <-
function() 
{
    # A function implemented by Diethelm Wuertz
    
    # Description:
    #   Adds vertical recession lines to a plot
    
    # Arguments:
    #   none
       
    # References:
    #   http://www.nber.org/cycles/cyclesmain.html
    
    # FUNCTION:
    
    # Add Recession Liones:
    abline(v = as.POSIXct(c(
        "1920-01-01", "1921-08-01",
        "1923-05-01", "1924-07-01",
        "1926-10-01", "1927-11-01",
        "1929-08-01", "1933-03-01",
        "1945-01-01", "1945-10-01",
        "1948-11-01", "1949-10-01",
        "1953-07-01", "1954-05-01",
        "1957-08-01", "1958-04-01",
        "1960-04-01", "1961-02-01",
        "1969-12-01", "1970-11-01",
        "1973-11-01", "1975-03-01",
        "1990-07-01", "1991-03-01",
        "2001-03-01", "2001-11-01", 
        "2007-12-07")), col = "grey")
}


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