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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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"Shrinkflation" and its impact on inflation

This article examines how increases and decreases in product size affect measurements in the Consumer Price Index. read more

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Comparing retirement plans in private industry and government

This article compares access, participation, and plan characteristics in private industry and state and local government. read more

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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A look at the methods of the Linked Employment Cost Index

This article describes the linking methods, presents estimates, and compares them with currently published estimates. read more

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

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Inflation Experiences for Lower and Higher Income Households

This Spotlight examines how spending patterns affect inflation measures for households with the lowest and highest incomes. read more

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Urban and Rural Spending Habits

This Spotlight explores how the COVID-19 pandemic influenced the spending behaviors of urban and rural consumers. read more

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
-0.1% in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.4% in Jan 2023 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+517,000(p) in Jan 2023 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.10(p) in Jan 2023 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.5%(p) in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+1.0% in 4th Qtr of 2022 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+3.0% in 4th Qtr of 2022 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.4% in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-2.6% in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data