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Carl H. Lindner College of Business

CINCINNATI ENQUIRER: Employment Data No Reason to Overreact

Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, December 19, 2016 6:29 PM
Labor-force data indicate longer-term trends.

In an August 5, 2012 Cincinnati Enquirer article, Julie Heath, director of the Economics Center in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, says that employment data released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) uses small samples to arrive at the published figures and should not be used as a month-to-month barometer of change in nation's economic health.