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Consumer Expenditure Surveys
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Monthly Labor Review Articles by CE Staff and Others Using CE Data

  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Methods Symposium and Microdata Users' Workshop, July 16-19, 2019 (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin and Parvati Krishnamurty
    • April 2020
  • Not fun for young and old alike: how the youngest and oldest consumers have fared in recession and recovery (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin
    • June 2019
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Methods Symposium and Microdata Users' Workshop, July 17-20, 2018 (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin and Parvati Krishnamurty
    • May 2019
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Methods Symposium and Microdata Users' Workshop, July 18-21, 2017 (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin and Parvati Krishnamurty
    • June 2018
  • Fun facts about Millennials: comparing expenditure patterns from the latest through the Greatest generation (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin
    • March 2018
  • Program participation and spending patterns of families receiving government means-tested assistance (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Ann Foster and Arcenis Rojas
    • January 2018
  • Consumer Expenditure Surveys Methods Symposium and Microdata Users’ Workshop, July 12-15, 2016 (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin and Nhien To
    • May 2017
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Methods Symposium and Microdata Users’ Workshop, 2015 (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin and Nhien To
    • June 2016
  • The Consumer Expenditure Survey redesign initiative (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Adam Safir, Jay Ryan, Laura Erhard, Lindsay Jilk, and Lucilla Tan
    • April 2016
  • Consumer spending in World War II: the forgotten consumer expenditure surveys (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Steven W. Henderson
    • August 2015
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Microdata Users’ Workshop and Survey Methods Symposium, 2014 (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin and Ian Elkin
    • July 2015
  • Improving data quality in Consumer Expenditure Survey with TAXSIM (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin and William Hawk
    • March 2015
  • Travel expenditures, 2005-2013: domestic and international patterns in recession and recovery (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin
    • March 2015
  • Imputing income in the Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Jonathan Fisher, David Johnson, and Timothy Smeeding
    • November 2014
  • Consumption patterns and economic status of older households in the United States (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Seonglim Lee, Sang-Hee Sohn, Eunyoung Rhee, Yoon G. Lee and Hua Zan
    • September 2014
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Microdata Users’ Workshop and Survey Methods Symposium, 2013 (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin and Ian Elkin
    • April 2014
  • Investment in higher education by race and ethnicity (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Tian Luo and Richard J. Holden
    • March 2014
  • Research highlights of the Consumer Expenditure Survey redesign (HTML) (PDF)
    • by Jennifer Edgar, Adam Safir and Brett McBride
    • September 2013
  • Recent trends in spending patterns of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants and other low-income Americans (HTML) (PDF)
    • by James Mabli and Rosalie Malsberger
    • September 2013
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Microdata Users' Workshop, July 2012 (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin and Ian J. Elkin
    • April 2013
  • Wife's employment and allocation of resources in families with children (PDF)
    • by Ann C. Foster and Craig J. Kreisler
    • September 2012
  • Measuring annual change in household wealth with the Consumer Expenditure Survey (PDF)
    • by Jeffrey D. Lundy
    • May 2012
  • No longer tax exempt: income tax calculation in the Consumer Expenditure Survey (PDF)
    • by Aylin Kumcu
    • April 2012
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Microdata Users' Workshop, July 2011 (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin
    • April 2012
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Microdata Users’ Workshop, July 2010 (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin
    • April 2011
  • Household expenditures on children, 2007–08 (PDF)
    • by Megumi Omori
    • September 2010
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey Microdata Users’ Workshop, July 2009 (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin
    • April 2010
  • Out-of-pocket health care expenditures: a comparison (PDF)
    • by Ann C. Foster
    • February 2010
  • New expenditure data in the PSID: comparisons with the CE (PDF)
    • by Geng Li, Robert F. Schoeni, Sheldon Danziger, and Kerwin Kofi Charles
    • February 2010
  • Household liability data in the Consumer Expenditure Survey (PDF)
    • by Kathleen W. Johnson and Geng Li
    • December 2009
  • The impact of income imputation in the Consumer Expenditure Survey (PDF)
    • by Bill Passero
    • August 2009
  • Expenditure patterns of young single adults: two recent generations compared (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey Paulin
    • December 2008
  • Household food expenditure patterns: a cluster analysis (PDF)
    • by Jessie X. Fan, Barbara B. Brown, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Ken R. Smith, and Cathleen D. Zick
    • April 2007
  • Price and expenditure measures of petroleum products: a comparison (PDF)
    • by Abby L. Duly, Jeffrey A. Harris, Ara M. Khatchadourian, Rozi T. Ulics, and Melissa C. Wolter
    • December 2006
  • The CE and the PCE: a comparison (PDF)
    • by Thesia I. Garner, George Janini, William Passero, Laura Paszkiewicz, and Mark Vendemia
    • September 2006
  • Food-at-home expenditures of Asian households (PDF)
    • by Shiao-Lin Shirley Tsai and Lucilla Tan
    • June 2006
  • Economic inequality through the prisms of income and consumption (PDF)
    • by David S. Johnson, Timothy M. Smeeding, and Barbara Boyle Torrey
    • April 2005
  • A changing market: expenditures by Hispanic consumers, revisited (PDF)
    (Additional Tables PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin
    • August 2003
  • Retirement expenditures for Whites, Blacks, and persons of Hispanic origin (PDF)
    • by Pierre Bahizi
    • June 2003
  • Consumer expenditures for selected items, 1999 and 2000 (PDF)
    • by Abby Duly, George Janini, Eric J. Keil, Laura Paszkiewicz, Geoffrey D. Paulin, and Neil Tseng
    • May 2003
  • Health care and prescription drug spending by seniors (PDF)
    • by Jessie X. Fan, Deanna L. Sharpe, and Goog-Soog Hong
    • March 2003
  • Experimental poverty measures: accounting for medical expenditures (PDF)
    • by Kathleen Short and Thesia I. Garner
    • August 2002
  • Expenditures of single parents: how does gender figure in? (PDF)
    (Additional Tables PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin and Yoon G. Lee
    • July 2002
  • Planning ahead: consumer expenditure patterns in retirement (PDF)
    (Additional Tables PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin and Abby L. Duly
    • July 2002
  • Expenditures of college-age students and nonstudents (Research summary)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin
    • July 2001
  • A century of family budgets in the United States (PDF)
    • by David S. Johnson, John M. Rogers, and Lucilla Tan
    • May 2001
  • Teenagers: employment and contributions to family spending (PDF)
    • by David S. Johnson and Mark Lino
    • September 2000
  • Expenditure patterns of older Americans, 1984-97 (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin
    • May 2000
  • Spending patterns of public-assisted families (PDF)
    • by Lucilla Tan
    • May 2000
  • Let's do lunch: expenditures on meals away from home (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin
    • May 2000
  • The changing food-at-home budget: 1980 and 1992 compared (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin
    • December 1998
  • Experimental poverty measurement for the 1990s (PDF)
    • by Thesia I. Garner, Kathleen Short,Stephanie Shipp, Charles Nelson, and Geoffrey D. Paulin
    • March 1998
  • Making it on their own: the baby-boom meets generation X (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin and Brian Riordan
    • February 1998
  • Spending patterns of families receiving public assistance (PDF)
    • by William D. Passero
    • April 1996
  • Health insurance coverage for families with children (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin and Elizabeth M. Dietz
    • August 1995
  • The effects of health insurance on consumer spending (PDF 1,339K)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin and Wolf D. Weber
    • March 1995
  • Imputing income in the Consumer Expenditure Survey (PDF)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin and David L. Ferraro
    • December 1994
  • CE data: quintiles of income versus quintiles of outlays (PDF)
    • by John M. Rogers and Maureen B. Gray
    • December 1994
  • Seasonal adjustment of quarterly consumer expenditure series (PDF)
    • by Thomas G. Moehrle
    • December 1994
  • The Consumer Expenditure Survey: a comparative analysis (PDF)
    • by E. Raphael Branch
    • December 1994
  • How does rental assistance influence spending behavior? (PDF)
    • by Robert Cage
    • May 1994
  • Spending by older consumers: 1980 and 1990 compared (PDF)
    • by Pamela B. Hitschler
    • May 1993
  • Consumer spending on durables and services in the 1980's (PDF)
    • by Maureen Boyle Gray
    • May 1992
  • Consumer expenditures in travel, 1980-87 (Research summary)
    • by Geoffrey D. Paulin
    • June 1990
  • Spending patterns of elderly workers and nonworkers (PDF)
    • by Thomas Moehrle
    • May 1990
  • How family spending has changed in the U.S. (PDF)
    • by Eva Jacobs and Stephanie Shipp
    • March 1990
  • Spending differences across occupational fields (PDF)
    • by Robert Cage
    • December 1989
  • Consumer expenditures in different-size cities (PDF)
    • by Susan M. Banta
    • December 1989
  • Families of working wives spending more on services, nondurables (PDF)
    • by Eva Jacobs, Stephanie Shipp and Gregory Brown
    • February 1989

 

Last Modified Date: May 4, 2020