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.


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New Atlanta Fed Series Shows Wage Growth Held Steady in May

New Atlanta Fed Series Shows Wage Growth Held Steady in May

Wage growth is a closely watched metric, and the Atlanta Fed has introduced a new way to view wage changes. Data from the Wage Growth Tracker indicate that wage growth held steady last month, and a new macroblog post discusses this new tool.
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Approaching the Promised Land? Yes and No

Approaching the Promised Land? Yes and No

Business conditions in the Southeast continue to improve, but the pace of recovery is an uneven one, according to new survey results from the Atlanta Fed. A new macroblog post parses the data to depict which types of firms are experiencing faster improvement and which ones are lagging.
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