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October 2016

One hundred years of Current Employment Statistics: busting CES myths

Michael Calvillo, Tyler Downing

Addressing common misunderstandings about the Current Employment Statistics survey.

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Book Reviews

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The price of political power

Elesia C. Fasching

A Princeton University political scientist finds that U.S. political parties are most responsive to the desires of the poor only when much is at stake for the parties: during a presidential election, when there is political gridlock, or when control of Congress is unclear.

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Beyond BLS

Violence, boys, and the labor market

Serah Hyde

A look at how exposure to violence in childhood negatively affects future labor market outcomes for young men.

Explaining changes in educational attainment over time

Lawrence H. Leith

An examination of changes in education levels over the last several decades.

Young adults and trends in household formation

Scott Berridge

An examination of how household formation for young adults compares with that of their older counterparts.

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