Measurement of Unemployment by Katherine Bradbury, Public Policy Brief No. 06-2 from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Draft of article published in the Palgrave Dictionary of Economics . Good on international measures and how they differ.
Term Auction Facility
Introduced Dec. 12, 2007 to provide longer-term (24 or 84-days) loans than the discount window; became the principal instrument of monetary policy in 2008. See Understanding Fed Lending from the New York Fed for a fuller explanation.