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June 2015

ESA Student Internships Available

This position is no longer accepting applications.

The Office of the Chief Economist in ESA has Student Trainee Economist internships available for currently enrolled students.  Interns at ESA gain valuable work experience and training as they assist professional economists and senior-level officials in the performance of their assignments. Job summary and application for this ESA internship can be found on here.

Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on International Trade in Goods and Services in April 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker issued the following statement today on the release of the April 2015 U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services data. U.S. exports of goods and services increased to $189.9 billion in April from $188.0 billion in March. The goods and services trade deficit improved by $9.7 billion to $40.9 billion in April.

Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers and Are Far More Diverse, Census Bureau Reports

Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers and Are Far More Diverse, Census Bureau ReportsMillennials, or America's youth born between 1982 and 2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one quarter of the nation's population. Their size exceeds that of the 75.4 million baby boomers, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. Overall, millennials are more diverse than the generations that preceded them, with 44.2 percent being part of a minority race or ethnic group (that is, a group other than non-Hispanic, single-race white).

These latest population estimates examine changes among groups by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin nationally, as well as in all states and counties, between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2014.


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