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38 percent of 2014 high school graduates enrolled in college were in labor force in October 2014


April 20, 2015
In October 2014, 68.4 percent of 2014 high school graduates were enrolled in colleges or universities. Recent high school graduates not enrolled in college were almost twice as likely as enrolled graduates to be working or looking for work. Full Text »
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The National Compensation Survey and the Affordable Care Act: preserving quality health care data
Jeffrey L. Schildkraut, Cathy A. Baker, Kenneth N. Cho, Kevin L. Reuss
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Beyond the Numbers

A look at today’s pension equity plans

Among the changes in pension plans tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) since the late 1970s are different formulas for calculating benefits. One of those formula types is the pension equity plan, or PEP. These plans were first identified by BLS private industry surveys conducted in the late 1990s; today, they make up a small share of all pension plans. This issue of Beyond the Numbers examines the concept behind pension equity plans and looks at some unique features of these plans.
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  1. In 2014, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota were the states with the highest employment–population ratios, all above __________.
    • 72 percent
    • 70 percent
    • 68 percent
    • 66 percent

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