Interpreting Monthly Changes in Employment from the Labour Force Survey - ARCHIVED

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This article in the Economic Insights series discusses a number of questions that are relevant to the interpretation and analysis of the monthly estimates of net employment growth that are published using data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). Intended as a reference document for users of the LFS data, it examines the volatility and precision associated with these estimates.

Issue Number: 2014033
Author(s): Bernard, André; Gellatly, Guy

Main Product: Economic Insights

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