Office of Survey Methods Research

Abstract

Stephen Cohen (1997) "The National Compensation Survey: The New BLS Integrated Compensation Program."

For many decades, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has conducted studies of wages by occupation and industry. The best known of the early studies stemmed from a Senate resolution of March 3, 1891, which instructed BLS to investigate the effects of tariff legislation on wages and prices..

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