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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Labor Market Spider Chart Updated with JOLTS Data

Labor Market Spider Chart Updated with JOLTS Data

Monitor labor market progress with our Labor Market Spider Chart, now with February data on job openings, hires, layoffs, and quits (JOLTS).
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Is Measurement Error a Likely Explanation for the Lack of Productivity Growth in 2014?

Is Measurement Error a Likely Explanation for the Lack of Productivity Growth in 2014?

Labor productivity growth has stalled in the past few years, a contrast with historical norms. A new macroblog post looks at the extent to which measurement error may account for the weak data.


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