Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Trends in Unemployment and Other Labor Market Difficulties

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-3/pdf/trends-in-unemployment-and-other-labor-market-difficulties.pdf

Explores six alternative measures of unemployment and how they provide a variety of perspectives on how the labor market was affected by the economic slumps of 2001 and 2007-2009.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Employment Status and Occupations of Gulf War-Era Veterans

Categories: Defense/Military,Labor/Employment,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/acs/acsbr13-22.pdf

Examines the employment record and occupations pursued of veterans from the 1990s Gulf War era and those who served following 2001 (classified as Gulf War II veterans).  Also examines differences in demographic characteristics between the two groups.  From the Census Bureau

 

A Snapshot of Debt Collection Complaints Submitted by Older Consumers

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Elderly,Financial Crisis/Markets

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201411_cfpb_snapshot_debt-collection-complaints-older-americans.pdf

Provides an overview of the types of complaints regarding debt collection submitted by older Americans to the federal government from July 2013 to September 2014.  From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau