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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 ...
    • A Closer Look at the Spending Patterns of Older Americans 

      Foster, Ann C. (2016-03-01)
      The aging of the United States population will influence the economy for many years to come. The Census Bureau projects that in 2050, the population aged 65 and older will be 83.7 million, almost double its estimate of ...
    • A Comparison of 25 Years of Consumer Expenditures by Homeowners and Renters 

      Reichenberger, Adam (2012-10-01)
      Between 1986 and 2010, homeowners and renters dramatically changed their spending habits in response to changes in the economy, although the amount they spent on overall expenditures remained roughly the same. A comparison ...
    • A Comparison of College Attendance and High School Coursework from Two Cohorts of Youth 

      Aughinbaugh, Alison (2012-10-01)
      [Excerpt] This analysis examines how the relationship between high school courses and college attendance may have changed between the late 1970s and the late 1990s. The article uses two data sources: the National Longitudinal ...
    • 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 Look at Today's Pension Equity Plans 

      Wiatrowski, William J. (2015-04-01)
      The decline in the share of workers covered by traditional pension plans over the past 35 years is marked by a variety of efforts to transform these plans into vehicles that can continue to provide retirement income to ...
    • A Nation of Opportunity: Building America's 21st Century Workforce 

      U.S. 21st Century Workforce Commission (2000-06-01)
    • 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, 1997 

      Goings, Gloria P. (1999-08-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationships between labor force activity and poverty in 1997 for individual workers and their families. The data were collected in the March 1998 supplement to the Current ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 1998 

      Beers, Thomas M. (2000-08-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationships between labor force activity and poverty in 1998 for individual workers and their families. The data were collected in the work experience and income supplement to ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 1999 

      Beers, Thomas M. (2001-02-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationships between labor force activity and poverty in 1999 for individual workers and their families. The data were collected in the work experience and income supplement to ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2000 

      Boraas, Stephanie (2002-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationships between labor force activity and poverty in 2000 for individual workers and their families. The data were collected in the work experience and income supplement to ...
    • A Profile of the Working Poor, 2001 

      Mosisa, Abraham (2003-06-01)
      [Excerpt] This report presents data on the relationships between labor force activity and poverty in 2001 for workers and their families. As defined for this report, the working poor are individuals who spent at least 27 ...
    • 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 ...