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More jobs research? Add it to the budget

Kai Ryssdal Feb 3, 2015
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Final Note

More jobs research? Add it to the budget

Kai Ryssdal Feb 3, 2015
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Tucked into the president’s budget Monday was a little extra something something for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Specifically, it allocated a couple of million dollars to let them fold what’s called “the quits rate” — people leaving their jobs in search of greener pastures — into the monthly data.

It’ll let us talk about even more jobs stuff every month.

Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen looks at it pretty closely too. So there’s that.

 

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