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This Beyond the Numbers article examines the main factors expected to contribute to growth in the electric vehicle market and identifies some occupations that are expected to play a role in the design and development of electric vehicles, in the manufacturing of the batteries that power them, and in the installation and maintenance of the infrastructure needed to charge them.Read full article »
This Beyond the Numbers article uses May 2021 ownership data from the Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OEWS) program to look at differences in occupational composition and wages between local government (referred to as "public") and private elementary and secondary schools. The data in the article represent establishments that were classified as elementary and secondary schools and assigned either local government or private ownership in the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), the unemployment insurance database from which the OEWS survey sample is drawn.
This Beyond the Numbers article examines product upsizing and downsizing and explores how these concepts affect measurements in the CPI. Read on to find out more about how the CPI captures these changes, which types of products experienced the most change between 2015-2021, and its impact on inflation.
The National Compensation Survey (NCS) produces two annual publications that provide a rich amount of information on retirement plans. How retirement plans differ between private industry workers and state and local government workers is a major point of interest. What type of plans are offered to workers? Are plan characteristics different or basically the same?