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What is a College Degree Worth?

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Tweet Written by: Tiffany Julian, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division, US Census Bureau A college degree has long been considered the golden ticket to success in life. High schools and parents constantly reinforce the importance of obtaining a college … Continue reading

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U.S. Businesses Continue to Show Sharp Declines

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Tweet Written by: William G. Bostic Jr., US Census Bureau For most, it would not come as a surprise to learn that the last couple of years have been a time of economic hardship for our nation. Headlines have depicted … Continue reading

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A New Benchmark for Minority Business Ownership

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Tweet Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau This week, the Census Bureau released a summary of the data it collected on minority-, women and veteran-owned businesses from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners (SBO). These data give … Continue reading

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Easier access to economic data

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Tweet Written by: Robert Marske, Office of Economic Planning and Innovation Fifty years ago, President Kennedy said, “Before we can set out on the road to success, we have to know where we are going, and before we can know … Continue reading

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Hispanic Business Ownership

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Tweet   Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director   September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, the time of year when our nation celebrates the cultures and contributions of people whose roots are in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean … Continue reading

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