EMPLOYMENT & UNEMPLOYMENT • Aug 2018 • Volume 7 / Number 13
The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) program provides data about job openings, hires, and separations in the United States. Studying these numbers yields insights into where the business cycle and labor market might be headed. This article identifies key trends at the total private-sector level and then uses new experimental estimates grouped by firm size to examine the trends more closely and gain additional insights.Read full article » | Download PDF
Athletic trainers work in schools, medical offices, hospitals, and even provide care to veterans. These occupations are projected to have employment growth that is faster than the average for all occupations, and several are projected to have growth at least three times faster than the average. In this Beyond the Numbers article, we’ll look at some occupations that help to diagnose and treat sports injuries, and explore why employment is projected to grow rapidly.
This Beyond the Numbers article examines the tradeoffs between spending on apparel, education, and childcare and their relation to household income and demographics, such as region, race, and education.
This Beyond the Numbers article examines the lead up to, and aftermath of, the housing bubble and burst, including changes in housing prices, housing tenure (homeownership and rental rates), and consumer spending. For these purposes, this analysis uses mainly data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Consumer Expenditure (CE) surveys and some data from the Census Bureau.