Category Archives: Economy

A Look at Workforce Statistics from the EEO Tabulation

Written by: Jennifer Cheeseman Day Last week, an important milestone marked the maturity of the American Community Survey as an extension of the decennial census program. We released the Equal Employment Opportunity Tabulation, which for the first time is based … Continue reading

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Measuring Workforce Diversity

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 can … Continue reading

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No Commute? Americans Who Work at Home

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 in … Continue reading

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Start Here, Start Now: The 2012 Economic Census

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 information … Continue reading

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A Slow Economy Can Increase Child Care Provided by Fathers

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 steep … Continue reading

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