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ECO 350K Macroeconomics of Labor Market

Labor Market Trends

Labor Market Data


Website Summary/What they offer
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner. Example of data includes unemployment reates, inflation rates, inflation rated, labor markets. 
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. It is the principal fact-finding agency in the broad field of labor economics and statistics and serves as part of the U.S. Federal Statistical System. BLS collects, calculates, analyzes, and publishes data essential to the public, employers, researchers, and government organizations.
Federal Bank of Cleveland  The Research Department’s economists and research analysts conduct high-quality academic research across a wide range of topics, looking at macroeconomic and microeconomic issues, financial markets and banking, forecasting, inflation, labor markets, and more. This research combines with regional data gathered through outreach efforts with contacts in the Federal Reserve’s Fourth District to inform the monetary policymaking process.

Federal Bank of St. Louis (FRED)

What is FRED? Short for Federal Reserve Economic Data, FRED is an online database consisting of hundreds of thousands of economic data time series from scores of national, international, public, and private sources. FRED, created and maintained by the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Example of data sets include unemployment rates, consumer price index (CPI), inflation rates.


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