Center for Human Capital Studies
As part of the U.S. central bank—which has a dual mandate to promote price stability and maximum employment—the Atlanta Fed has a natural interest in deepening its understanding of labor force dynamics and workforce development issues. The Center for Human Capital Studies supports those efforts through its research, as well as by offering such resources as conferences, seminars, and labor market tracking tools.
The center’s advisory council, comprised of education and industry leaders, provides valuable insight and advice on matters related to the labor force and workforce development.
Back to the '80s, Courtesy of the Wage Growth TrackerInterpreting economic trends benefits from a long-term perspective, and the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker allows users to view wage changes back through the 1980s. A macroblog post discusses what wage growth trends could mean for unemployment and the macroeconomy.