Category Archives: Economy

Measuring Workforce Diversity

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Tweet Written by: Jennifer Cheeseman Day Have you ever wondered about the diversity of your occupation?  What is its demographic composition, age distribution, educational attainment, earnings ranges, percent U.S. citizen, or from where people are commuting?  These questions and more … Continue reading

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No Commute? Americans Who Work at Home

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Tweet Written by: Peter Mateyka Have you noticed more of your colleagues, friends, and family have been working from home? Well, a Census Bureau report released last week titled “Home-Based Workers in the U.S: 2010” has found an upward trend … Continue reading

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Start Here, Start Now: The 2012 Economic Census

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Tweet By Jamie Faulkner Once every five years, the Census Bureau updates the nation’s most comprehensive measure of America’s business activity, capturing the statistics that shape the way we look at our economy. The 2012 Economic Census will provide detailed … Continue reading

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A Slow Economy Can Increase Child Care Provided by Fathers

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Tweet Written by: Lynda Laughlin Changes in the use of father-provider child care is often related to changes in the family and the economy. The recent recession was particularly difficult for men. Men had higher jobless rates than women because of … Continue reading

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More Families Receive Assistance During a Time of Recession

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Tweet Written by: Shelley Irving To help cope with challenging economic times, more people have turned to financial assistance programs.  One such assistance program is TANF, which refers to Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, the program that replaced the Aid … Continue reading

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