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Economic Summaries:

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News Releases:

Mar
20

County Employment and Wages in Missouri – Third Quarter 2016

Employment rose in all seven large counties in Missouri from September 2015 to September 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today.

Mar
20

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2016

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.59 per hour in the South to $40.55 in the Northeast during December 2016.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.2 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2017

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.6 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
23

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Colorado – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 7.3 percent in Colorado, significantly lower than the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

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