The Economics and Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce has released a study of characteristics
of occupations where data analysis and processing are central to the work performed. Findings include: pay is higher and employment growth is faster.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis is planning to release a number of new statistical files this year. Some may be of interest as you track your local economies.
Check out information about Census Bureau funding in the President's FY 2016 budget request. The page includes an audio recording
from a webinar on the topic hosted by Census Bureau Director John Thompson and including presentations by their CFO and others.
Check out Pew Charitable Trust/MacArthur Foundation paper on the topic of "Legislating Evidence-Based Policymaking," a topic of interest to the Workforce Information community.