Frequently Asked Questions
Can you provide an overview of what you are doing, for non-statisticians?
Do your numbers match the official CPS data?
Are your estimates seasonally adjusted?
Why do you rely so heavily on the LAUS?
What is going on with border effects that show big differences at state lines?
Why are you not showing impacts by industry type? Can you come up with industry level estimates for each tract? Like what share of the area works in professional, services, etc.?
How do these compare to other estimates? What other sources should I look at?
What should I be concerned about when using these estimates?
What is your schedule for updating these estimates?
Why does the unemployment rate look so high on college campuses?