This Trend Will Significantly Impact Public and Private-Sector Leaders

Public officials in government are asking difficult questions about how to deliver critical infrastructure projects. Their concern is real, and their questions are valid because the trend of delivering large projects through public-private partnerships (P3s) is...

Weather-Related Disasters Creating Need for Public, Private-Sector Services

Climate change has been the cause of immeasurable damage over the last few decades, and there is no end in sight. In addition to the tragic loss of lives, natural disasters have impacted at least some part of the infrastructure in every region of the country. To halt...

Flash Update: Inflation in Metro Areas (Feb ’22 Release)

CivMetrics collects key economic data for metro areas in the United States. In this flash installment, we look at the newly-released metro-level CPI data for January 2022. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact EBallantine@CivMetrics.com....

Flash Update: Unemployment Rate in Every Metro (Feb ’22 Release)

CivMetrics collects key economic and labor data for MSAs in the United States. In this flash installment, we look at the newly-released metro-level unemployment data for December 2021. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact...
State Unemployment Claims (Feb ’22 Update)

State Unemployment Claims (Feb ’22 Update)

CivMetrics collects key labor data for states in the United States. In this installment, we look at the newly-released state-level unemployment claims data for the first two weeks of February 2022. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact...

Americans Didn’t Move in 2020-21: Census Data

Americans Didn’t Move in 2020-21: Census Data

The number of Americans who moved hit an all-time low in 2020-21, according to data from the Census Bureau.  The COVID-19 pandemic didn't alter overall migration trends -- cities lost people, suburbs gained people -- but it did mute them. The Pew Research Center...

Individual-Level Data From 1950 Census Released

Individual-Level Data From 1950 Census Released

No April Fools: Individual-level data from the 1950 Census was released today (April 1, 2022) to the rejoice of historians, archivists and others who long-awaited the new release. The data can be searched here. Northjersey.com reports: Sequestered by law for 72 years,...

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Working From Home and the Impact on City Budgets

Working From Home and the Impact on City Budgets

The pandemic has changed the way people work, as scores of employees are keeping their work-from-home arrangements (at least part time). This could pose a risk to city budgets due to lost tax revenues derived from commercial real estate, according to a study released...

Travel Bookings Increase, Along With Travel Costs

Travel Bookings Increase, Along With Travel Costs

Two years into the pandemic, travellers seem to have been making up for lost adventure opportunities as bookings continue to rise despite the inflation hitting the travel-related industries. As pointed out by Travel Pulse, the demand outweighs the effect of inflation...

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