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Economic Summaries:

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News Releases:

Feb
21

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2017

In 2017, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 9.7 percent in Louisiana, significantly higher than the 8.5-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
21

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Oklahoma – 2017

In 2017, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 7.4 percent in Oklahoma, significantly lower than the 8.5-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
21

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Texas – 2017

In 2017, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 8.2 percent in Texas, not significantly different from the 8.5-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today..

Feb
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — January 2018

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

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