Catherwood Library has an extensive collection of bulletins, reports, and periodicals published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. These publications provide a wealth of historical and current data on the U. S. labor environment, as well as selected information on non-U.S. countries.

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Manuscripts from 2016

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The Consumer Price Index Continued its Slowdown in 2015: Energy was the Main Factor, Bradley Akin

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Workplace Injuries And Illnesses And Employer Costs For Workers’ Compensation, Chalita Brandly

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What Happened to Ethanol Producer Prices after Passage of the Renewable Fuel Standard?, Wander Cedeño

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Expenditures on Cellular Phone Services Have Increased Significantly Since 2007, Brett Creech

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Eating and Drinking in Miami: Consumer Expenditures, 2010-14, Matthew Dotson

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Using Gasoline Data to Explain Inelasticity, Eliana Eitches and Vera Crain

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A Closer Look at the Spending Patterns of Older Americans, Ann C. Foster

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Household Healthcare Spending in 2014, Ann C. Foster

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Employment Patterns in Political Organizations, Douglas Himes

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Labor Market Risks of a Magnitude-6.8 Hayward Fault Earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area: An Update, Richard J. Holden, Tian Luo, Anne Heidl, and Amar Mann

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Producer Prices in 2015: Services Inflation Slows, Goods Prices Continue to Decrease, Joseph Kowal, Scott Sager, Lana Conforti, and Brian Hergt

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Impact of the Strengthening Dollar on U.S. Import Prices in 2015, Kristen Reed

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You're Getting a Pension: What are Your Options?, William J. Wiatrowski

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What the Consumer Expenditure Survey Tells us about Mortgage Instruments Before and After the Housing Collapse, Taylor J. Wilson

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The High-Tech Industry, What is it and Why it Matters to our Economic Future, Michael Wolf and Dalton Terrell

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Trends in Employer Costs for Defined Benefit Plans, Richard Works

Manuscripts from 2015

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Understanding Health Plan Types: What's in a Name?, Bonita Briscoe

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A Look At Pay At The Top, The Bottom, And In Between, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Women in the Labor Force: A Databook, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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The Cost of 'Basic Necessities' Has Risen Slightly More Than Inflation Over the Last 30 Years, Jonathan Church

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Consumer Expenditures Vary by Age, Ann C. Foster

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Movies, Music, and Sports: U.S. Entertainment Spending, 2008-2013, Ann C. Foster

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People Who Are Not in the Labor Force: Why Aren't They Working?, Steven F. Hipple

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Gasoline Prices: Cyclical Trends and Market Developments, Lori E. Hoglund

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Trends In Long-term Unemployment, Karen Kosanovich and Eleni Theodossiou Sherman

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Producer Inflation in 2014: Energy Prices Drop but Prices for Services Advance, Joseph Kowal, Lana Borgie, Brian Hergt, and Antonio Lombardozzi

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The 2014 Plunge in Import Petroleum Prices: What Happened?, Dave Mead and Porscha Stiger

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Disability Insurance Plans: Trends in Employee Access and Employer Costs, Kristen Monaco

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Falling Gasoline Prices Lead to Lowest Inflation Since 2008, Stephen B. Reed

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As Crude Oil Plunges, Retail Gasoline Margins Spike, Then Retreat, Jeff Rubinstein and Michael Conforti

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Access to Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts and Workplace-Funded Childcare, Eli R. Stoltzfus

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A Look at Today's Pension Equity Plans, William J. Wiatrowski

Manuscripts from 2014

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Employer-Sponsored Benefits Extended to Domestic Partners, Elizabeth Ashack

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Trends in Producer Prices Between e-Commerce and Brick-and-mortar Retail Trade Establishments, Lana Borgie

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Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: A Pilot Study of Job-Transfer or Work-Restriction Cases, 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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How Frequently do Private Businesses Pay Workers?, Matt Burgess

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High-Income Household Spending And The Economic Recovery, Aaron E. Cobet

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Restaurants Help Feed Job Growth: How the Leisure and Hospitality Industry Fared After the Recent Employment Downturn, John Coughlan

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How Has Labor Force Participation Among Young Moms and Dads Changed? A Comparison of Two Cohorts, Judith Dey

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New Education Classification Better Reflects Income and Spending Patterns in the Consumer Expenditure Survey, Ann C. Foster

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Examining Trends in the Nonresidential Building Construction Producer Price Indexes (PPIs), Justin M. Harper

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Persistence of a High Unemployment Rate in New York City During the Recent Recovery, Martin Kohli

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Improvements to the Producer Price Index measure: The Final-Demand-Intermediate-Demand System, Joseph Kowal, Lana Borgie, Brian Hergt, and Antonio Lombardozzi

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Do Different Groups Invest Differently in Higher Education?, Tian Luo and Richard J. Holden

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Nonfatal Injuries And Illnesses Among State And Local Government Workers, Shannon M. Maloney

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Fatal Injuries and Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Involving Insects, Arachnids, and Mites, Steve Pegula and Andrew Kato

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Americans’ Aging Autos, Ryan Pfirrmann-Powell

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Shrimp Disease in Asia Resulting in High U.S. Import Prices, Kristin Reed and Sharon Royales

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Why Does BLS Provide Both the CPI-W and CPI-U?, Stephen B. Reed and Kenneth J. Stewart

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How Does Consumer Spending Change During Boom, Recession, and Recovery?, Steve Reed and Malik Crawford

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What Can Labor Productivity Tell Us About the U.S. Economy?, Shawn Sprague

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Measuring Occupational Concentration by Industry, Audrey Watson

Manuscripts from 2013

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Forty Years of the BLS Export and Import Price Indexes: Trends and Competition, Willam Alterman, Edward Bennion, and Sharon Royales

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Coal: A Key Player in Expanded U.S. Energy Exports, Yemi Assefa, Helen McCulley, Myron Murray, and Sharon Royales

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Patterns of Homeownership, Delinquency, and Foreclosure Among Youngest Baby Boomers, Alison Aughinbaugh

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The Reemergence of the United States as a Global Petroleum Producer, Edwin Bennion and David Mead

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A Profile of the Working Poor, 2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Industry Labor Productivity Trends from 2000 to 2010, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Multifactor Productivity Trends - 2013, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Spotlight on Statistics: Unmarried Domestic Partners Benefits Fact Sheet, March 2013, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Women in the Labor Force: A Databook, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Hispanic/Latino Fatal Occupational Injury Rates, Christen G. Byler

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Average Food Prices: A Snapshot of How Much Has Changed Over a Century, Jonathan Church and Kenneth Stewart

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The Consumer Price Index and the ‘Median CPI’, Jonathan Church and Kenneth J. Stewart

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Measures of Gasoline Price Change, Malik Crawford and Stephen B. Reed

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Careers in the Growing Field of Information Technology Services, Lauren Csorny

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Employment and Wage Changes in Oil-Producing Counties in the Bakken Formation, 2007-2011, Paul Ferree and Peter W. Smith

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Spending Patterns of Families Receiving Means-Tested Government Assistance, Ann C. Foster and William R. Hawk

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Expenditures of Urban and Rural Households in 2011, William Hawk

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Spending on Pets: "Tails" from the Consumer Expenditure Survey, Steven Henderson

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Gold Prices During and After the Great Recession, Brian Hergt

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Spotlight on Statistics: Tenure of American Workers, Steven F. Hipple and Emy Sok

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Retirement and Medical Benefits: Who Has Both?, Lindsay B. Kimbro and Michelle B. Mayfield

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Highlights of the 2013 PPI User Survey, Antonio Lombardozzi and Joseph Kelley

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Why Are There Revisions to the Jobs Numbers?, Thomas Nardone, Kenneth Robertson, and Julie Hatch Maxfield

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Death on the Job: Fatal Work Injuries in 2011, Stephen Pegula and Jill Janocha

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The Effects of Shale Gas Production on Natural Gas Prices, PPI Energy and Chemicals Team

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Owners' Equivalent Rent and the Consumer Price Index: 30 Years and Counting, Frank Ptacek and Darren A. Rippy

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Long-Term Unemployment Over Men's Careers, Donna S. Rothstein

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Growing Demand for Fertilizer Keeps Prices High, Jon Ruder and Edwin Bennion

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Restricted Work Due to Workplace Injuries: A Historical Perspective, John W. Ruser and William J. Wiatrowski

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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatal Injuries in Mining in 2010, Sean Smith

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Recent College Graduates in the U.S. Labor Force: Data From the Current Population Survey, Thomas Luke Spreen

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Compensation Highlights in Trade, Transportation, and Utilities Industries, Eli R. Stoltzfus

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Paid Leave in Private Industry Over the Past 20 Years, Robert W. Van Giezen

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Green Technologies and Practices at Work, Audrey Watson

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Employment-based Health Benefits in Small and Large Private Establishments, William J. Wiatrowski

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U.S. Labor Market Continued to Improve in 2012, Lisa Williamson

Manuscripts from 2012

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Impact of the Drought on Corn Exports: Paying the Price, Will Adonzio and Sharon Royales

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A Comparison of College Attendance and High School Coursework from Two Cohorts of Youth, Alison Aughinbaugh

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Bureau of Labor Statistics Introduces New Locality of Origin Import Price Indexes by Industry Sector, Edwin Bennion and David Mead

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International Air Passenger Fares Shrug Off the Recession, Edwin Bennion and Jon Ruder

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Charting International Labor Comparisons (2012 Edition), Bureau of Labor Statistics

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How Have Health Benefits Changed in State and Local Governments from 1998 to 2011?, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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How New Fees Are Affecting the Producer Price Index for Air Travel, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Retirement Costs for Defined Benefit Plans Higher Than for Defined Contribution Plans, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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The Latino Labor Force at a Glance, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Who Has Benefits in Private Industry in 2012?, Bureau of Labor Statistics