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Illinois, Oregon, West Virginia, Wyoming have largest 12-month jobless rate drops in April 2017 

May 26, 2017
Over the year ending April 2017, the unemployment rates of Illinois, Oregon, West Virginia, and Wyoming each fell 1.3 percentage points, the largest decreases nationwide. Full Text »
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Consumer Expenditure Surveys Methods Symposium and Microdata Users' Workshop, July 12–15, 2016  
Geoffrey D. Paulin, Nhien To


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Use with caution: interpreting Consumer Expenditure income group data

This Beyond the Numbers article examines assumptions users often make regarding how the CE measures household wealth, by providing examples of the nuances in the data and composition of five household groupings. The examples provide a clearer snapshot of economic well-being found in the income quintiles.
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