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Real average hourly earnings up 0.4 percent and real average weekly earnings up 0.7 percent in 2017 


January 19, 2018
Real average hourly earnings for all employees increased 0.4 percent From December 2016 to December 2017. The increase in real average hourly earnings and a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek resulted in a 0.7-percent gain in real average weekly earnings over the year. Full Text »
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Arlington Memorial Bridge spans the decades as a study in long-term price change

This article examines the history of the Arlington Memorial Bridge and compares the original construction with a contemporary proposed rebuilding of it, which provides an interesting illustration of long-term price change in the United States, with the help of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data.
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