Infographics & Videos
May 17, 2022
Here’s a snapshot of the spending priorities of the U.S. federal government. About 50 years ago, 20 percent of the budget was dedicated to Social Security and Major Health Care programs.
May 13, 2022
Consumer sentiment is at its lowest point in over a decade–even lower than it was during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
May 3, 2022
In March, a gallon of U.S. gasoline cost $4.31 on average— higher than it has been in decades. Prices for other goods—from eggs, to beef, to milk—have risen as well.
April 28, 2022
The biopharmaceutical industry operates 1,574 establishments across America that are involved in manufacturing. The industry has a presence in almost every state, and these establishments produce economic benefits in local economies.
April 28, 2022
U.S. partisanship has been elevated for over a decade. It plummeted briefly at the beginning of the pandemic, but has since returned to pre-pandemic levels.
April 19, 2022
Last year, Ukraine accounted for $1.9 billion (0.07%) of U.S. goods imports. It’s largest import to the U.S. was steelmaking materials, which made up 8.8% of all imported steelmaking materials.
April 13, 2022
Over the past 12 months, inflation clocked in at 8.5 percent–the most rapid growth in prices in nearly 40 years.
March 3, 2022
Unemployment rates have declined across U.S. states since 2020, but most have yet to return to pre-pandemic levels.
February 25, 2022
Over the past two decades, the U.S. share of global R&D spending has declined by 10 percentage points, while China’s share has more than quadrupled.
February 15, 2022
As a result of Covid-19, about half of U.S. private sector jobs were in companies that increased telework for some or all of their employees.
February 10, 2022
Current business conditions are similar to what they were prior to the pandemic, but business uncertainty remains elevated.
February 2, 2022
The percentage of small businesses that require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 varies by state, with New York and Hawaii having the highest proportion of small businesses requiring vaccines at 35% and 26%, respectively.