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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Analyzing the U.S. productivity slowdown

Labor productivity has grown at a below-average rate since 2005. This article examines what factors may have contributed. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Patterns of caregiving and work: evidence from two surveys

This article examines the patterns of caregiving during midlife of those born in the years 1957 to 1964. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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A 30-year analysis of Northeast manufacturing employment trends

This article examines manufacturing employment trends in the U.S. Northeast region between 1990 and 2019. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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Improving the cost-of-living measure for older populations

This article summarizes the findings of a Government Accountability Office report and BLS responses to the recommendations. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

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The mental and cognitive requirements of work

This article includes definitions and examples of these requirements and their prevalence across jobs. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.6% in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
6.0% in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+916,000(p) in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
-$0.04(p) in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+1.0%(p) in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 4th Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-4.2%(r) in 4th Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+1.2% in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+2.1% in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data