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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Jobs Calculator Updated with State Data

Jobs Calculator Updated with State Data

How many jobs does it take in your state? Check out our state-level Jobs Calculator to learn how June data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics affect the outlook for unemployment in each state.
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Have Changing Job and Worker Characteristics Restrained Wage Growth?

Have Changing Job and Worker Characteristics Restrained Wage Growth?

The Atlanta Fed Wage Growth Tracker is updated with data for June and shows a 3.2 percent increase—similar to May's 3.3 percent rise and, by historical standards, a low level of wage growth. A new macroblog post looks at how much of the relatively low wage growth can be attributed to changes over time in worker and job characteristics.
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