Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States Dept of Commerce
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Dept of Labor
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A point of reference from which measurement can be made. As used with Bureau of Labor Statistics data, information from a “better” source or period, which is used to adjust data obtained from another source or period.
The Unemployment benefits paid to individuals under a state program, usually the first 26 weeks of benefits, for all weeks compensated including partial payments. (USDOL).