Office of Publications & Special Studies

On this Page

Latest Publications

The Editor's Desk

Consumer prices up 2.0 percent over the year ended July 2014


August 20, 2014
From July 2013 to July 2014, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 2.0 percent before seasonal adjustment, a slight decline from the 2.1 percent figure for the 12 months ending June. Full Text »
Recent TED articles

Monthly Labor Review

Multiple jobholding in states in 2013
Susan Campolongo
(PDF)


Beyond the Numbers

Trends in producer prices between e-commerce and brick-and-mortar retail trade establishments

Electronic retailing, or e-commerce, is becoming an increasingly important activity within the U.S. economy. As a component of the retail trade index within the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index (PPI) program, the electronic retailing index measures changes in margins received by retailers who conduct sales transactions online.
Read full article

OOQ: Occupational Outlook Quarterly

Self-employment: What to know to be your own boss
Dennis Vilorio

Financial specialists: Working with money
Sara Royster

Got skills? Think manufacturing
Elka Torpey




Spotlight on Statistics


National Longitudinal Surveys News


Commissioner's Corner

Career Guides

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Magazines & Journals

Chartbooks

Chartbooks

Bulletins & Reports

Catalog of Publications

Research Papers

Copyrights and BLS Publications

BLS Emblem

BLS Emblem
  • The BLS emblem, and its variations, which are displayed on the BLS website, as well as on BLS publications and other BLS products, are federally registered trademarks. Unauthorized use of the BLS emblem is prohibited. All rights reserved.

Contact & Help

Information Services

Quiz

Test your knowledge


  1. Complete the statement with the correct percentages:

    Among people who had completed a bachelor's degree or more education and were no longer enrolled in school, __________ were employed in civilian jobs during October when age 25. In comparison, __________ of high school dropouts were employed in civilian jobs in the October they were age 25.
  2. Hint:
    Young adult employment varies by education.

  3. Complete the statement with the annual percent increase in the price for gold ores:

    In 2012, price increases for gold slowed, rising less than they had in each of the previous 4 years. The __________ increase in 2012 was the smallest yearly increase since the 2.6-percent advance in 2008.
  4. Hint:
    Gold prices rise more than 100 percent since 2008.

More Quiz questions »

Recommend this page using: