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    • A Comparison of the Characteristics and Spending Patterns of Food Stamp Recipients and Nonrecipients 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2000-08-01)
      [Excerpt] The Food Stamp Program is intended to assist eligible low income households to purchase food so that they can maintain a nutritious diet. Food Stamp benefits are distributed in the form of paper coupons or ...
    • A Glance at Long-Term Unemployment in Recent Recessions 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Following the official end of the 2001 recession in November 2001, unemployment continued to rise for some 19 months. The unemployment rate reached a peak of 6.3 percent in June 2003 before trending down to 5.0 ...
    • A Look At Pay At The Top, The Bottom, And In Between 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015-05-01)
      [Excerpt] Policymakers and the public have given much attention to economic inequality in the past few years. In general terms, inequality refers to the differences between people with the highest levels of wealth, income, ...
    • A New Approach to Classifying Industries in the Information Sector 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009-05-01)
      [Excerpt] The information sector is characterized as a dynamic sector with a rapidly changing landscape influenced by new ideas and technologies. By nature, this has made it extremely difficult to effectively categorize ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2002 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2004-09-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty in 2002 for workers and their families. The specific income thresholds used to determine persons’ poverty status differ, ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2003 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2005-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty in 2003 for workers and their families. The specific income thresholds used to determine people’s poverty status differ, ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2004 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2006-05-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty in 2004 for workers and their families. The specific income thresholds used to determine people’s poverty status differ, ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2005 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2007-09-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty in 2005 for workers and their families. The specific income thresholds used to determine poverty status differed depending ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2006 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2008-08-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty in 2006 for workers and their families. The specific income thresholds used to determine people’s poverty status vary with ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2007 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty in 2007 for workers and their families. The specific income thresholds used to determine people’s poverty status differ ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2008 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2010-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty status in 2008 for workers and their families. The specific income thresholds used to determine people’s poverty status vary ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2009 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2011-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force. The specific income thresholds used to determine people’s poverty status vary, depending on whether the individuals are living with family members ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2010 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty status in 2010 for workers and their families. The specific income thresholds used to determine people’s pov­erty status vary, ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2011 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2013-04-01)
      In 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 46.2 million people, or 15.0 percent of the nation’s population, lived below the official poverty level.1 Although the poor were primarily children and adults who had not ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2012 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2014-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty status in 2012 for workers and their families. These data were collected in the 2013 Annual Social and Economic Supplement ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2013 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015-07-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty status in 2013 for workers and their families. These data were collected in the 2013 Annual Social and Economic Supplement ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2014 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2016-04-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationship between labor force activity and poverty status in 2014 for workers and their families. These data were collected in the 2015 Annual Social and Economic Supplement ...
    • Are Managers and Professionals Really Working More? 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2000-05-01)
      [Excerpt] More than 60 percent of the net employment growth during the 1990s occurred among managers and professionals, occupations in which long workweeks are quite typical. Coincident with this rise in employment has ...
    • Auto Dealers are Fewer, Bigger, and Employ More Workers 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1999-01-01)
      [Excerpt] New and used car dealerships are a fiercely competitive, cyclically sensitive segment of retail trade, but they show diverging trends in their number and in employment. From 32,000 in 1972, the number of automotive ...
    • Automotive Industries: Concentration and Change 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2007-07-01)
      [Excerpt] From 2001 to 2005, States with heavy concentrations of jobs in automobile and automobile-related industries have exhibited employment declines. A few of these industries in a few States, however, have grown over ...