PRICES & SPENDING • Sep 2014 • Volume 3 / Number 21
The primary product of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is price indexes. However, the program also produces average price data for selected goods, primarily food commodities and gasoline. These average price series allow users to see the actual average price of the items in question, which the index series do not.Read full article » | Download PDF
Wage differentials: how jobseekers can use them to analyze occupational wage and cost of living data by U.S. area
Analysis of the disparity between occupational wage and wage differential by region.
This Beyond the Numbers article examines work patterns in the lives of young adults in the year after they have their first child. We compare two cohorts from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (1997 and 1979) to see how labor force participation of new moms and dads has changed over the course of 4 decades, and we analyze how different variables influence the labor market experience of young parents.
Electronic retailing, or e-commerce, is becoming an increasingly important activity within the U.S. economy