Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics 2010: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data

Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics 2010: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data

Language: English

Pages: 564

ISBN: 1598884042

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The Handbook of Labor Statistics is recognized as an authoritative resource on the U.S. labor force. It continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics. Compiled in the midst of a dramatic economic downturn, the 13th edition allows the user to understand recent developments as well as to compare today's economy with past history.

The Handbook is a comprehensive reference providing an abundance of data on a variety of topics including:
Employment and unemployment
Earnings
Prices
Productivity
Consumer expenditures
Occupational safety and health
Union membership
International labor comparisons
And much more!

Features of the publication
In addition to over 200 tables that present practical data, the Handbook provides:
Introductory material for each chapter that contains highlights of salient data and figures that call attention to noteworthy trends in the data.
The tables in each section are also preceded by notes and definitions, which contain concise descriptions of the data sources, concepts, definitions, and methodology from which the data are derived.
The introductory notes also include references to more comprehensive reports. These reports provide additional data and more extensive descriptions of estimation methods, sampling, and reliability measures.

New in the 13th edition
Chapter 10 "International Labor Comparisons" has been expanded to include additional tables. The new tables compare unemployment rates by sex and age, women's share of the labor force, and employment in agriculture, industry, and manufacturing in 10 different countries and real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per hour worked in 16 different countries.
Chapter 13 "Income Data in the United States" also has been expanded to include more tables. The new tables in include data on the change in real median household income during recessions as well as median household and family income by state.
New figures throughout the book on a variety of topics including

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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