The Center for Human Capital Studies intends to enhance the understanding of human capital development and labor market issues. The center's broad focus is on the interaction between labor markets and the health and education sectors, and the derived associated human capital development and workforce policies.
Educational attainment and health—critical drivers of productivity and economic vitality—are particularly relevant to the Sixth District because the South has lower educational attainment and the residents are in generally poorer health than other regions of the country. Leveraging the skills and resources of the research department and the community and economic development group enhances the Bank's ability to inform the public, practitioners, and policymakers.
Monitor labor market progress across several indicators with our labor market spider chart, which now includes the latest data on job openings, hires, layoffs, and quits (JOLTS) and business optimism.
The Atlanta Fed's annual report, now available online, tells a vivid story of the 2013 labor market. Readers can interact with a variety of dynamic elements—including short, informative videos and interactive charts—to learn all about the labor market.
|March 31||Evolution of the Ecosystem: State Workforce Development Agencies (Economic Development)|
|Feb. 26||Help for Difficult to Employ Populations: Colocating Jobs and Training Opportunities (Economic Development)|
|Jan. 27||Global and Local Reach: Gauging the Impact of Immigration (Economic Development)|
|Dec. 30||Small Business and the Modern Workplace (Economic Development)|