July 02, 2008
On the days that they worked in 2007, 20 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at home.
Multiple jobholders were much more likely to work at home than were single jobholders—31 versus 18 percent.
On days that they worked, 35 percent of employed people age 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree or higher did some work at home compared with only 6 percent of those with less than a high school diploma.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Working at home in 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/jun/wk5/art03.htm (visited July 28, 2015).
New estimates of personal taxes in Consumer Expenditure Survey
In 2013, the Consumer Expenditure Survey improved its personal tax data.
Trends in long-term unemployment
Long-term unemployment reached historically high levels following the recession of 2007–2009.
Housing: before, during, and after the Great Recession
looks at consumer expenditures on household items, employment in residential construction, prices for household items, and injuries in occupations involved in building and maintaining our homes.