This week, PolicyMap is headed to a Census workshop in Suitland, Maryland, on an exciting new dataset we plan to add to our platform this summer. It’s called Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD). This new dataset from the Census relies on unemployment insurance information collected by states to provide data on jobs. LEHD offers counts of […]
We’ve always had employment and unemployment data, but now you can view the change in unemployment across time.
The BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages and Census County Business Patterns have their similarties but also their own advantages.
With the coming election, and each candidate’s focus on securing a larger block of the middle class vote, it is no surprise that the economy seems to dominate discussion and foster debate. In a recent study for the state of Pennsylvania, research suggests that although the Great Recession has officially been declared over, its impact […]
PolicyMap’s new data on industry-specific wages from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has the number of jobs, and average wages for those jobs.