Latest Blog Posts

  • Second Estimate of GDP for the Third Quarter of 2014

    Today’s upward revision affirms that economic growth in the third quarter was strong, consistent with a broad range of other indicators showing improvement in the labor market, increasing domestic energy security, and continued low health cost growth.

  • Advance Estimate of GDP for the Third Quarter of 2014

    Economic growth in the third quarter was strong, consistent with a broad range of other indicators showing improvement in the labor market, rising consumer sentiment, increasing domestic energy security, and continued low health cost growth.

  • The Employment Situation in September

    With this latest report, America’s businesses extended the longest streak of private-sector job gains on record. The data underscore that six years after the Great Recession—thanks to the hard work of the American people and in part to the policies the President has pursued—our economy has bounced back more strongly than most others around the world.

  • Third Estimate of GDP for the Second Quarter of 2014

    This latest revision confirms that economic growth in the second quarter was strong, and other recent data suggest that this momentum has continued into the subsequent months.

  • Chart of the Week: The Persistent Gender Pay Gap

    Take a look at the gender pay gap over the years to the recent progress, and more importantly, just how far we have left to go to achieve equal pay.

FACT SHEETS & REPORTS

The Economic Effects of Administrative Action on Immigration
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November 2014

11 Facts About American Families and Work
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October 2014

15 Economic Facts About Millennials
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October 2014

Recent Trends in Health Care Costs
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September 2014

The Cost of Delaying Action to Stem Climate Change
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July 2014

The Labor Force Participation Rate Since 2007: Causes and Policy Implications
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July 2014

An Economic Analysis of Transportation Infrastructure Investment
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July 2014

Missed Opportunities: The Consequences of State Decisions Not to Expand Medicaid
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July 2014

Work-Life Balance and the Economics of Workplace Flexibility
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June 2014

The Economics of Paid and Unpaid Leave
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June 2014

Nine Facts About American Families and Work
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June 2014

The Economics of Fatherhood and Work
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June 2014

Economic Report to the Preisdent