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69.7 percent of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in college in October 2016 


May 22, 2017
Of the 3.1 million people ages 16 to 24 who graduated from high school between January and October 2016, about 2.2 million, or 69.7 percent, were enrolled in college in October 2016. The college enrollment rate of recent high school graduates in October 2016 was little changed from the rate in October 2015. Full Text »
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Tradable and nontradable inflation indexes: replicating New Zealand’s tradable indexes with BLS CPI data  
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Use with caution: interpreting Consumer Expenditure income group data

This Beyond the Numbers article examines assumptions users often make regarding how the CE measures household wealth, by providing examples of the nuances in the data and composition of five household groupings. The examples provide a clearer snapshot of economic well-being found in the income quintiles.
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