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Research & the Economy

The State of Unemployment: How Many Jobs Does It Take?

The state Jobs Calculator is up to date with March data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Find out how many jobs it takes to reach a target unemployment rate in your state.

Americas Center Annual Review: 2013

Learn about the Americas Center's most significant projects, products, programs, and initiatives in its 2013 Annual Review.

Using State-Level Data to Estimate How Labor Market Slack Affects Wages

Looking at the labor market in its broadest terms presents challenges when trying to assess the impact of unused workforce capacity on wages. But drilling down into state-level data affords a more precise look at this dynamic, and macroblog explores the relationship.

Research Centers

  • Americas Center
  • CenFIS
  • CHCS
  • CQER
  • Real Estate Analytics
  • REIN

Regional Data

Alabama Payroll Employment

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Florida Payroll Employment

Full Report and Data

Georgia Payroll Employment

Full Report and Data

Louisiana Payroll Employment

Full Report and Data

Mississippi Payroll Employment

Full Report and Data

Tennessee Payroll Employment

Full Report and Data


Center for Human Capital Studies

Monitor labor market developments with tools such as the Jobs Calculator and the labor market spider chart, and stay up on the latest research on employment and workforce development with the Human Capital Compendium.

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