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BLS Releases February Employment Data (Mar. 2015)


Unemployment declined to 5.5% in the month of February, with total non-farm employment increasing by 295,000.  This continued the trend of employment gains which have seen employment expand at an average of 288,000 per month for the past three months.  Employment in Construction added 29,000 jobs in February and has added 321,000 jobs over the past 12 months.  The full BLS release is available here:

EPR Presents State Revenue Outlook to Vermont Emergency Board (Jan. 2015)


Jeff Carr presented the Revised Fiscal 2015-2017 Revenue Outlook for the State of Vermont in Montpelier on Tuesday, January 20th.  The bi-yearly forecast is used by state government to plan policy based on likely state revenues from various taxes and other sources.  Mr. Carr and Economic & Policy Resources is beginning their 24th year in this crucial role in Vermont Government.  Click the link below to read the report:


EB-5 Investor Magazine’s EB-5 Summit (Jan. 2015)


On January 17, 2015, Jeffrey Carr of EPR presented at the EB-5 Investor Magazine’s EB-5 Summit Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Mr. Carr presented on “best practices” in economic and job impact studies and EB-5 project business plans.

BLS Releases December Employment Data (Jan. 2015)


Unemployment declined 0.2% to 5.6% in the month of December, with total non-farm employment increasing by  252,000.  This caps off a year of consistent job market gains, with total non-farm employment increasing by an average of 246,000 per month in 2014.  Additionally, employment growth in October was revised up from 243,000 to 261,000, while employment gains in November were revised upward from 321,000 to 353,000.  The full BLS release is available here:



Jeff Carr and EPR named EB-5 Economic Consultant of the Year (Jan. 2015)


Jeff Carr and Economic and Policy Resources have been chosen as the 2014 EB-5 Economic Consultant of the  Year by!  Mr. Carr and EPR were also honored with this award in 2013.  When it comes to economic consulting in the EB-5 program EPR continues to be counted as the best in the business.

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BLS Releases June...

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.6 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after falling 0.1 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the...

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