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Public Health

Sources for operations, marketing, and finance as they relate to public health.

Sources discussing economics & public health

E-resources for economics,  behavioral economics, industry, and market forces

Best of the web, economics & public health

Employment Data

US Department of Labor | Weekly Unemployment Insurance Claims Data        

  • "The Unemployment Insurance weekly claims data are used in current economic analysis of unemployment trends in the nation, and in each state. Initial claims measure emerging unemployment and continued weeks claimed measure the number of persons claiming unemployment benefits.”

  • Download the most recent Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report

US Bureau of Labor Statistics | Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Employment and Unemployment Statistics 

  • Links to BLS datasets available to study COVID-19s effect on employment, including: Current Employment Statistics Survey, Current Population Survey, Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, American Time Use Survey, and Employment Projections.            

Layoffs.tech | Explore Layoffs Map 

  • "Explore live updates of layoffs happening due to COVID-19. Data is collected by tips submitted to the Layoff List and public reports. Due to our geographic location we mostly focus on layoffs happening in North America but we accept tips from all over the world.”            

Layoffs.fyi | Coronavirus Tracker 

  • "Tracking all tech startup layoffs — and opt-in lists of employees laid off — since the coronavirus was declared a pandemic. Data is compiled primarily from public reports."            

US Bureau of Labor Statistics | Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on BLS Price Indexes

  • Links to and information about how COVID-19 might affect data collection for popular consumer price datasets, including: Consumer Price Index, Import and Export Price Indexes, and the Producer Price Index.   

E-resources, operations & public health

E-Resources for searches global supply chain, logistics, and distribution, which intersect with public health

Users will need current Bentley credentials to access these off campus.