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Featured Article
Featured article image February 2023

Improving response rates and representativity in the CPI medical care index

John Bieler, Jonathan D. Church, Kelley W. Khatchadourian, Brian T. Parker, Daniel Wang

This article summarizes recent methodological improvements to the medical care index to address declining response rates and the overrepresentation of self-pay quotes.

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Book Reviews
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Surveying dislocated workers in the paper industry

Dominic Toto

This book presents a case study describing and comparing the experiences of displaced paper-mill workers in Maine and Minnesota.

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Beyond BLS

Who was Sadie T. M. Alexander?

Lawrence H. Leith

Economist Nina Banks provides a retrospective on the life and work of the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in economics.

What caused inflation to spike after 2020?

Richard Hernandez

Researchers examine why inflation rose during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Substitute teachers needed: closing the gap on supply versus demand

John C. Roach

Chicago Public Schools test a program designed to reduce substitute teacher shortages.

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