Friday Factday2018-04-12T00:15:57-04:00

Friday Factday

A closer look at a topics using local-level data, published on Fridays

Friday Factday: Wage Changes for High, Middle, and Low-Wage Occupations

By |January 18th, 2019|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday|

This week's Friday Factday is the last post in our three-part series visualizing Occupational Employment Survey (OES) data for 2017 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  In our first post post using the OES data, we [...]

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Friday Factday: Employment and Wage Growth by Occupation

By |January 11th, 2019|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday|

In this Friday Factday, we are taking another look at the Occupational Employment Survey (OES) data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  In a previous post using the OES data, we provided an interactive [...]

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Friday Factday: National Homeless Persons Remembrance Day

By |December 21st, 2018|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday, Housing, Population, Public Health|

Today, the first day of winter, is recognized annually as National Homeless Persons Remembrance Day.  Sponsored since 1990 by the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, [...]

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Friday Factday: Profile of Opportunity Zones in the Atlanta Metro Region

By |December 14th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday|

The Opportunity Zones Program, enacted in 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to encourage long-term investment in economically distressed rural and urban neighborhoods across the country.  Opportunity Zones [...]

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Friday Factday: Explore BLS’s Occupational Employment Survey (OES) Data

By |November 30th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday|

Have you wondered how concentrated employment in a particular occupation is in the metro region? If so, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)'s Occupational Employment Survey (OES) data is a good source for this [...]

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