September 01, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)
Productivity and costs by selected industries in 2008
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Food Services and Drinking Places
These data featured in the TED article, Productivity and costs by selected industries in 2008.
Three recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
Trends in long-term unemployment
Long-term unemployment reached historically high levels following the recession of 2007â€“2009.
Housing: before, during, and after the Great Recession
looks at consumer expenditures on household items, employment in residential construction, prices for household items, and injuries in occupations involved in building and maintaining our homes.
Women veterans in the labor force examines the demographic, employment, and unemployment characteristics of women veterans.