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- NEW Notice about Discontinuance of Average Residential Prices for Fuel Oil #2 - Boston, MA
No. 2 fuel oil prices for the Boston area will no longer be presented on this website, as of October 1, 2012. However, data for larger geographic areas, such as the Northeast, will be available in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) Average Prices database.
For further information, you may contact the Boston/NY Regional BLS Economic Analysis and Information (EA&I) Office.
- Research and Reports: High-Tech Industries in Massachusetts: Employment and Wage Trends during the 2001-2009 Period. This report uses two data series from the Bureau Labor Statistics (BLS): the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program to analyze high-tech industries and the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program to examine the importance of high-tech occupations and their contributions to the overall economy of Massachusetts. This report examines general employment and wage trends within the specific industries that compose the high-tech sector, beginning in 2001. The report is available at: www.bls.gov/opub/regional_reports/mass_hightech/201111_mass_hightech.pdf
- Research and Reports: The Prominence of Colleges and Universities in the Boston Metropolitan Area. In this regional report, employment and wage data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) are used to analyze the labor market impact and contributions of colleges and universities in the Boston area economy. The report is available at: www.bls.gov/opub/regional_reports/200902_colleges_boston.pdf
- UPDATED Notice about ECI Estimates for Metropolitan Areas and Regions
Employment Cost Index (ECI) estimates for private industry for 14 metropolitan areas for the year ended September 2008 were released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday, November 20, 2008. For each locality, two estimates are provided: 12-month percent change for total compensation and 12-month percent change for wages and salaries. The data are available in news releases for each area.
The "Employment Cost Index for the Regions" news releases have been discontinued. However, the estimates that have appeared in those releases are available in table 6 (www.bls.gov/news.release/eci.t06.htm) and table 10 (www.bls.gov/news.release/eci.t10.htm) of the "Employment Cost Index" news release issued by the BLS National Office. Historical estimates for these series can be found at www.bls.gov/ncs/ect/regionaleci.htm.
- Discontinuance of mailing paper copies of the Boston Metropolitan Area Consumer Price Index (CPI) press release and the New England CPI Announcement
As of April 1, 2008, subscribers will no longer receive paper copies of the Boston Metropolitan Area CPI press release (HTML) (PDF) and the New England CPI Announcement in the mail. Both the Boston Metropolitan Area CPI press release and the New England CPI Announcement will continue to be available through the Bureau's Web site.
A free email subscription service is available for the CPI announcement. Shortly after the CPI announcement is posted online each month, subscribers to this service receive an email message containing a link to the announcement. The subscription form with a list of available regional office CPI summaries (blue cards) is located at http://www.bls.gov/bls/list.htm.
The mailing of regional CPI announcements (summaries) and other regional publications is being discontinued as a result of unanticipated budget constraints faced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. See http://www.bls.gov/bls/budgetimpact.htm for details.
- 100 Years of U.S. Consumer Spending: Data for the Nation, New York City, and Boston In this new report, authors Michael L. Dolfman and Denis M. McSweeney use consumer expenditure data longitudinally and draw on information from decennial census reports to present a 100-year history of significant changes in consumer spending, economic status, and family demographics in the country as a whole, as well as in New York City and Boston. The report is available at http://www.bls.gov/opub/uscs/home.htm.
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