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Employment of veterans by occupation, 2014 


May 22, 2015
Among employed veterans age 18 or older, the most common occupations for men are professional and related; management, business, and financial operations; and service occupations. These three groups accounted for nearly 50 percent of all employed men who previously served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Full Text »
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The de-licensing of occupations in the United States  
Robert J. Thornton, Edward J. Timmons
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Gasoline prices: cyclical trends and market developments

Gasoline prices experience volatility often credited to fluctuations in the crude oil market, but gasoline is subject to its own supply and demand pressures. Cyclical trends contribute to gasoline price movements over a typical year, and recent market developments have affected prices. This Beyond the Numbers article examines the many factors that contributed to shifting producer gasoline prices from 2005 through 2014.
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  1. In 2014, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota were the states with the highest employment–population ratios, all above __________.

    • 72 percent
    • 70 percent
    • 68 percent
    • 66 percent

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