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The Conference Board operates as a global independent membership organization working in the public interest. It publishes economic and management information and analysis and makes economics-based forecasts.
Commentary on the U.S. economy with information on current conditions in each of the 12 Federal Reserve districts. Comment is drawn from a variety of business contacts and economic segments such as consumer spending, wages and employment, banking and finance, manufacturing, construction, etc. are discussed.
The state datasets span May 1974 to July 2016 and the sub-state datasets include city and county changes from January 2004 to July 2016. Estimating teen wage and employment elasticities using the state data generate very similar estimates to those estimated using minimum wage data from other recent papers.
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