Using Cross-state Variation to Assess the Potential for Additional Improvement in Measures of Labor Market Conditions

Posted: 16 Dec 2014

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Christopher L. Smith

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Date Written: June 2, 2014

Abstract

While the national unemployment rate and the monthly change in payroll employment receive considerable attention among analysts seeking to assess the current state of the labor market, a broader range of labor market indicators are potentially also useful.

Suggested Citation

Smith, Christopher L., Using Cross-state Variation to Assess the Potential for Additional Improvement in Measures of Labor Market Conditions (June 2, 2014). FEDS Notes No. 2014-06-02-1 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.0020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3750052

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