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Live and recorded classes led by Census Bureau instructors on a variety of topics.

Business & Economy Resources

View Census Academy resources about the topic of Business & Economy including Data Gems, courses, and webinars.

Business & Economy Data Gems

How to Access Retail Sales Data for the Nation and States
In this Data Gem, we demonstrate the Monthly State Retail Sales Tool, which easily allows you to compare year-over-year retail data by sector.
How to Access, Map, and Compare Detailed Veteran Data
Learn how to access our tables that contain veteran data, including the Veteran Profile from the ACS and the veteran business ownership data from the ABS.
PART 2: How to Create an Area Comparison Analysis to Visualize Jobs
Learn how to visualize the comparison of the counts of workers employed or living in each area within your primary selected area in OnTheMap.
How to Access Income Data Tables and Reports from the CPS ASEC
This Data Gem covers some basic information about how different types of income (personal, household, and family) are measured.
How to Access Poverty Data Tables and Reports from the CPS ASEC
This Data Gem also helps you understand what data are found in the Official Poverty Measure versus the Supplemental Poverty Measure.
How to Use the COVID-19 Data Hub
This Data Gem will explore the new COVID-19 Hub and the resource page developed by the Census Bureau.
How Do I Get Business Data for My Location?
If you are looking to open or expand your business, check this tip to learn how to access statistics about your market, customers, and other businesses.
How to Create a Business Data Report
How to download a Business Data Report about your market using the Census Business Builder.

Business & Economy Courses

Business & Economy Webinars

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DDTC IT Modernization Discussion on Submitting Amendments

This session covers general guidelines when submitting Amendments to Registrations and Licensing forms, to ensure prompt processing.

Census Data Tools (Part 2 of 2)

Learn about Census Trade Data Tools for expanding business opportunities globally.

Census Data Tools (Part 1 of 2)

Learn about several Census Data Tools for expanding business opportunities domestically and internationally.

3 Graphs and 2 Maps About Jobs and Telework During the Coronavirus

This webinar looks at neighborhood-level telework potential and its relationship with income and population density.

Modernizing Construction Indicators

This webinar reviews the U.S. Census Bureau’s vision for the future of construction.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Partner Webinar

This Spanish language webinar features Hispanic-owned manufacturers/owners sharing their export success stories.

Supply Chain

Learn how your company can improve operations, reduce costs, and mitigate risk through effective supply chain management!

Introducing Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS) Explorer

This webinar introduces the BDS Explorer - a new - web-based analysis tool that enables comprehensive access to the full depth and breadth of the BDS dataset.

Financing/Credit Insurance

This webinar includes dialogue between SBA's National Director of International Trade Finance, an EXIM Regional Manager, and a bank that works with both.

Early Stage Manufacturers/Accelerators

This webinar explores the idea phase, commercialization, and global growth journey of early stage manufacturers.

How You Can Leverage Census Bureau’s New Building Permit Visualization Tool

This webinar demonstrates how anyone can engage this tool to understand building permit trends across one or multiple markets.

Manufacturing Day Kick Off Event

We celebrate Manufacturing Day and feature export success stories from rural or minority-owned manufacturers.

The Critical Role of the Economic Census Bridge

This webinar explores the Economic Census Bridge and Comparative reports that provide useful NAICS-based data.

Register with DDTC via DECCS: Tips, Tricks, and Tradecraft Webinar

Please join DDTC's IT Modernization team and DDTC-Compliance/Registration specialists for a discussion on submitting Registration Renewals and Amendments.

Job Opportunity Tool

This presentation dives into how Redfin used a combination of public and private data to create the Redfin Opportunity Score.

Franchising in America: Key Data from the 2017 Economic Census

This webinar provides an overview of the data published in the 2017 Economic Census Franchise Statistics report.

Recent Cross County Commuting Patterns

This presentation explores different analyses of cross-county commuting patterns in North Carolina.

Using LODES Data to Explore the Impact of the CARES Act

This presentation illustrates how increased granularity provides a more nuanced interpretation of impact and more.

Exploring Census Data: Expanding Your Markets

Subject matter experts present economic and demographic data valuable for business expansion, both domestically and internationally.

Impact of Pandemic on the American Community Survey

This webinar explains and answers questions related to the impact of the pandemic on the American Community Survey (ACS).

Economic Censuses and Surveys

An overview of economic censuses and surveys, and demonstration of how the resulting data can be used by business owners and policy makers.

Starting a Small Business: Key Census Data and Tools for Entrepreneurs

Census Bureau’s subject matter experts dive into our business and demographic data that you may find valuable when considering the purchase of a home.

Data Summit: Economic Recovery — Workforce Patterns

This webinar will teach data users how to analyze commuting patterns and workforce characteristics at the state and sub-state geographic levels.

Improving Access to Key Census Data: What's New on the COVID Data Hub and CBB

This webinar provides an update on the latest changes to the COVID-19 Interactive Data Hub, and what's new in version 3.3 of CBB and what's coming in v3.4.

Starting a Small Business

This webinar dives into economic and demographic data valuable for starting a small business.

Taking America’s Pulse: the COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar explores the impact of COVID-19 on education, housing and food security, business closures, furloughs, and the supply chain.

Using Census and Zillow Data to Understand COVID-19’s Impact on the Housing Market

This presentation demonstrates how the Zillow Economic Research Team regularly pairs Census data with Zillow’s local housing market data in their research.

Keys to Global Market Success

This webinar highlighs strategies for launching or expanding your global sales.

Advanced ACE Export Reports Webinar (SPANISH)

This webinar provides an advanced tutorial to the export reports feature in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).

A New Measure of Multiple Jobholders in the U.S. Economy

This presentation looks at measures of multiple jobholding using the U.S. Census Bureau's Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics data.

Selected Findings from the 2017 Economic Census of Island Areas

This webinar provides an overview of the data published in the Economic Census of Island Areas and provide selected findings for all 5 territories.

What's New in CBB Version 3.3

This webinar provides an update on release 3.3 (just released in mid-January), including the latest data and a new bi-variate mapping feature.

Foreign Trade Regulations Webinar - Day 2 (SPANISH)

Day 2 discusses types of transactions, repairs, replacements, and penalties.

Foreign Trade Regulations Webinar - Day 1 (SPANISH)

Day 1 covers legal requirements, fundamentals of an export shipment, and data elements.

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