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Economic Summaries:

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News Releases:


Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2016

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.46 per hour in the South to $39.06 in the Northeast during September 2016.


Women’s Earnings in Texas – 2015

In 2015, Texas women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median weekly earnings of $683 or 79.1 percent of the $864 median weekly earnings of their male counterparts.


Houston Area Employment — October 2016

Total nonfarm employment in the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,022,800 in October 2016, up 13,400, or 0.4 percent, from one year earlier.


Business Employment Dynamics in Texas – First Quarter 2016

From December 2015 to March 2016 gross job losses in private sector establishments in Texas totaled 543,545, while gross job gains numbered 460,303.


Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2016

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.3 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

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