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US – 74 percent of STEM grads are not employed in STEM occupations finds Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that 74 percent of those who have a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering and math — commonly referred to as STEM — are not employed in STEM occupations. In addition, men continue to be overrepresented in STEM, especially in computer and engineering occupations. About 86 percent of engineers … Continue reading

The unemployment data during the 2012 Presidential election – “No evidence” concludes the investigation

Census Bureau employees did not rig national unemployment data to make President Obama look good in advance of the 2012 presidential election, an inspector general’s report concluded.  The report follows allegations by a Census employee, Julius Buckmon, that he and others in the Philadelphia office were instructed to falsify data on two important reports. On … Continue reading

US Jobs Stats / No ‘systematic manipulation’ says Census: Systematic?

There is no sign U.S. jobs statistics have been compromised by broad-based employee fabrication of data, according to the Census Bureau. Continue reading

US Census / Asians fastest-growing ethnic group and median age climbed to 37.4 in 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau announced Asians were the nation’s fastest-growing race or ethnic group in 2012. Their population rose by 530,000, or 2.9 percent, in the preceding year, to 18.9 million, according to Census Bureau annual population estimates. More than 60 percent of this growth in the Asian population came from international migration. By comparison, … Continue reading

More Jobs, Smaller Paychecks

More Jobs, Smaller Paychecks These fig­ures, from a Cen­sus Bureau report released this morn­ing, aren’t sur­pris­ing. But they are a reminder of the fact that, while high unem­ploy­ment remains a big prob­lem for the U.S. labor mar­ket, it’s not the only prob­lem. There’s also a long-term… http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/09/12/161003786/more-americans-are-working-but-theyre-earning-less

‘One Bad Bill’: One in Three Americans Are Poor or Near-Poor – News – GOOD

We tend to separate the 99 percent into “poor,” “working class,” and “middle class.” But those categories may be becoming obsolete. According to new numbers crunched by the Census Bureau and The New York Times, many of us—17 percent, according to the Times’ measure—are one paycheck away from economic disaster, making one in three Americans … Continue reading

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