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Business & Economy Resources

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

Business & Economy Data Gems

Business & Economy Courses

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First Quarterly Workforce Indicators for Puerto Rico

In late September, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first QWI for Puerto Rico, providing rich demographic profiles of the island’s employment.

Impacts of the Pandemic Recession and Re-Employment in Oregon

The U.S. Census Bureau and the LED Partnership welcomes Gail Krumenauer as she presents, “Impacts of the Pandemic Recession and Re-Employment in Oregon.

Exploring Census Data: Professional, Personal, and Other Services Sectors

The session includes how to find key data and crucial information while discovering gems and resources connected to the statistics.

Child Care over the Business Cycle

Jessica Brown and Chris Herbst estimate the impact of macroeconomic conditions on the child care market.

Exploring Census Data Webinar: Public Sector

This webinar goes over data available from the public sector to include tax statistics, employment, pensions, and state and local government finances.

Effects of Minimum Wage Laws on Tipping, Employment, and Prices

Stinson presents a study of the impact of two types of minimum wages, regular and tipped credit, on the outcomes of restaurants and their workers.

Exploring Census Data Webinar: Retail

The session includes how to find key data from retail trade surveys and the American Community Survey.

Exploring Census Data: Construction

Learn about the different types of data available in this sector to include construction spending, building permits, characteristics of new housing, and more.

Celebrating U.S. Small Business in the Global Market Place

Join this webinar to will gain insights from successful exporters who continue to win international business, discover trade information resources, and more.

A Bold New Approach to Create Official Statistics

This presentation provides the latest updates on a research project studying a bold new approach for creating official statistics.

Live Harmonized Schedule (HS) Commodity Classification

This webinar goes over the Harmonized System (HS) Commodity Classification System to help identify which code to properly use on their imports and exports.

Using Census Data to Understand Youth Employment

This webinar examines several key youth employment trends utilizing several publicly available data sources.

Demonstration on Trade Data Tools: API, Schedule B Search and USA Trade Online

International Trade Indicator staff will show data users how to utilize the Census API to seamlessly pull trade information directly into their systems.

American Community Survey Data for Nonprofits

Learn how the American Community Survey (ACS) can be a useful tool for nonprofit organizations and their operations.

Exploring Census Data: Services

Learn how to find key data from the Service Annual Survey and and other surveys using real world examples.

U.S. Earnings Dynamics: Inequality, Mobility, and Volatility

Using data from the Census Bureau’s LEHD infrastructure files, McKinney addresses changes over time in the distribution of real labor earnings.

Data on a Deadline for Journalists

This training is designed to give reporters an overview of the power of Census Bureau data for storytelling.

The Road to Employment Dynamics: OnTheMap

This training is designed for local planners, businesses, and other data users who want to research local workforce and employment trends.

Your Business by the Numbers: Census Business Builder

Learn how to access statistics on the characteristics of customers in your market and businesses in your industry.

Initial Impact of COVID-19 on Travel, Tourism, Outdoor Recreation

Examine how workers employed in travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation across the country were affected by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Financial Reporting Quality and Wage Differentials

Dr. Sara Malik presents recent findings from her completed RDC research project.


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