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Economic Summaries:

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News Releases:

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.7 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, Dallas-Fort Worth — September 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Dallas-Fort Worth rose 1.5 percent in August and September, the largest two-month increase since February and March 2011.

Oct
02

Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2017

Employment rose in 2 of the 7 largest parishes in Louisiana from March 2016 to March 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
22

Dallas-Fort Worth Area Employment — August 2017

Total nonfarm employment in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,612,900 in August 2017, up 96,700 over the year.

Sep
15

Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2016

In 2016, Louisiana women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $659 or 76.4 percent of the $863 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts.

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