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    • 100 Years of U.S. Consumer Spending: Data for the Nation, New York City, and Boston 

      Dolfman, Michael L.; McSweeney, Denis M. (2006-05-01)
      [From Preface] The Consumer Expenditure Survey is among the oldest publications of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With information on the expenditures, incomes, and demographic characteristics of households, the survey ...
    • Charting the U.S. Labor Market in 2005 

      Bureau of Labor Statisitcs (2006-06-15)
      [Excerpt] This report includes graphs and text describing the U.S. labor market in 2005. Highlights include information about educational attainment, race and Hispanicethnicity, women, and families. These data were compiled ...
    • Retirement Savings and Household Wealth: Trends from 2001 to 2004 

      Purcell, Patrick (2006-05-22)
      [From Summary] Since about 1980, the proportion of workers who participate in employer sponsored retirement plans has remained stable at about half of the workforce. Over the past 25 years, however, there has been a shift ...
    • Salaries of Members of Congress: A List of Payable Rates and Effective Dates, 1789-2006 

      Dwyer, Paul E. (2006-04-18)
      [From Summary] Congress is required by Article I, Section 6, of the Constitution to determine its own pay. Prior to 1969, Congress did so by enacting stand-alone legislation. From 1789 through 1968, Congress raised its ...
    • Social Unrest in China 

      Lum, Thomas (2006-05-08)
      [From Summary] This report, which will be updated periodically, discusses the causes of growing social unrest in China and describes recent incidents, explains how the PRC government responds to protest activities, analyzes ...
    • The Department of Labor’s 2005 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor 

      U.S. Department of Labor (2006-09-06)
      [Excerpt] In its fifth year, the U.S. Department of Labor's Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor provides new and updated information on the incidence and nature of child labor, relevant laws and enforcement, and ...
    • The Road Ahead for the U.S. Auto Industry 

      International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce (2005-06-01)
      [Excerpt] In 2004, U.S. light vehicle sales were up slightly, reversing a moderate slide that began in 2001. The 1.3 percent gain brought the market total to 16.8 million units, approximately the same level as 2002, and ...