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    • 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 ...
    • Do Different Groups Invest Differently in Higher Education? 

      Luo, Tian; Holden, Richard J. (2014-06-01)
      On average, education accounts for about 2 percent of total annual expenditures by U.S. consumers, but this percentage varies greatly by demographic. Some groups appear to spend much more than others, so it is natural to ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2007 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2008-09-01)
      [Excerpt] Labor market characteristics vary dramatically according to race and ethnicity. While workers in all groups experience labor market difficulties, Blacks and Hispanics disproportionately suffer from serious labor ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2008 

      U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009-11-01)
      [Excerpt] Overall labor market conditions deteriorated markedly in 2008 following the onset of the recession in December 2007. Although individuals in all race and ethnicity groups experienced labor market difficulties, ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2009 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2010-08-01)
      [Excerpt] The U.S. job market continued to deteriorate in 2009, and all major race and ethnicity groups continued to experience labor market diffi culties. For the second year in a row, employment fell more sharply for ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2010 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2011-08-01)
      [Excerpt] Unemployment rates among the major race and ethnicity groups remained high in 2010 as the U.S. economy continued to slowly recover from the 2007– 2009 recession. The jobless rates for Blacks (16.0 percent), ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2011 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012-08-01)
      [Excerpt] In 2011, the unemployment rate for the United States averaged 8.9 percent, but varied across race and ethnicity groups. The rates were highest for Blacks (15.8 percent) and for American Indians and Alaska Natives ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2012 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2013-10-01)
      [Excerpt] This report describes the labor force characteristics and earnings patterns among the major race and ethnicity groups—Whites, Blacks, Asians, and Hispanics—and provides more detailed data through a set of supporting ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2013 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2014-03-01)
      [Excerpt] In 2013, 75.9 million workers age 16 and older in the United States were paid at hourly rates, representing 58.8 percent of all wage and salary workers. Among those paid by the hour, 1.5 million earned exactly ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2014 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015-04-01)
      [Excerpt] In 2014, 77.2 million workers age 16 and older in the United States were paid at hourly rates, representing 58.7 percent of all wage and salary workers. Among those paid by the hour, 1.3 million earned exactly ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2015 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2016-09-01)
      [Excerpt] In 2015, the overall unemployment rate for the United States was 5.3 percent; however, the rate varied across race and ethnicity groups. The rates were highest for American Indians and Alaska Natives (9.9 percent) ...
    • Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2016 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017-10-01)
      [Excerpt] This report describes the labor force characteristics and earnings patterns among the largest race and ethnicity groups living in the United States—Whites, Blacks, Asians, and Hispanics—and provides detailed data ...
    • Race, Economics, And Social Status 

      Noël, Reginald A. (2018-05-01)
      Social and economic status of an individual or group can be measured as a blend of wealth, income, occupation, and education. Other contributors to social and economic status include race, ethnicity, home ownership, family ...
    • Spending by Asian Families 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2005-09-01)
      [Excerpt] Tables regularly published as part of the Consumer Expenditure Survey program were expanded with the release of the 2003 data. A new column, “Asian,” was added to the table that shows expenditures by the race of ...
    • Understanding the Economy: Long-Term Unemployment in the African American Community 

      Joint Economic Committee (2010-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This report provides an in-­‐depth look at unemployment, including long-­‐term unemployment, among African American or black workers. Since 1972, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics started tracking unemployment ...
    • Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity 

      The White House Council on Women and Girls (2014-11-01)
      [Excerpt] In recent years, on indicators ranging from educational attainment to economic security to health and well-being, women and girls of color have made tremendous progress. The number of businesses owned by women ...
    • Worklife Estimates: Effects of Race and Education 

      Smith, Shirley J. (1986-02-01)
      This bulletin on new estimates of working life for men and women continues the BLS series begun in 1950, and incorporates methodological improvements introduced in 1982. It contains, in addition to a discussion of changes ...