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July 2015

Celebrating 100 years of the Monthly Labor Review

Erica L. Groshen

BLS Commissioner Erica Groshen launches a yearlong celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of the Monthly Labor Review.

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Book Reviews

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Migrants: making it in the melting pot

Janie-Lynn Kang

A collection of 10 essays on immigration policy and immigrant integration into American society.

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Beyond BLS

Teenagers’ behaviors and time use respond to changing economic conditions

Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia

A research economist looks at how the business cycle affects teen behavior.

Could healthcare reform be a game changer for U.S. self-employment? Evidence from Massachusetts

Yavor Ivanchev

Two economists see healthcare reform as a potential boost to self-employment.

Do concerns about being popular keep students from making scholastic investments?

John C. Roach

Peer pressure was shown to affect whether students opt for a free SAT-preparatory course.

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Flashback
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May 2001

BLS compares 20th century family budgets with family budgets from 1998 using actual expenditure data.

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