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Economic Summaries:

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News Releases:

Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – March 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.6 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2016

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), inched up 0.2 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
07

County Employment and Wages in Missouri – Third Quarter 2015

Employment rose in all seven large counties in Missouri from September 2014 to September 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today.

Apr
06

Kansas City Area Employment – February 2016

Total nonfarm employment for the Kansas City, Mo.-Kan., Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) stood at 1,037,700 in February 2016, up 16,100 or 1.6 percent from February 2015.

Mar
24

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kansas – 2015

In 2015, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 8.2 percent in Kansas, significantly lower than the 10.4-percent rate for the nation.

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