Center for Business and Economic Research at LSU Shreveport

CBER provides business and economic research for the Northwest Louisiana region

08/08/2022
Unemployment Claims 08/05/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 7/30/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims decreased. Initial claims decreased from 199 to 180, and continued claims decreased from 1,195 to 1,190.

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Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present 08/03/2022

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

We've updated our Louisiana Unemployment data viz to reflect the June data release.

Bossier Parish unemployment rate increased to 3.4% from 2.5%.
Caddo Parish unemployment rate increased to 5.3% from 4.3%.

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

07/29/2022

For the week ending 7/23/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims increased. Initial claims decreased from 270 to 199, and continued claims increased from 1,079 to 1,195.

https://public.tableau.com/views/UnemploymentClaims_15920832985340/Shreveport-BossierCityMSAUnemploymentClaims?:language=en-US&publish=yes&:display_count=n&:origin=viz_share_link

07/27/2022
07/27/2022
07/27/2022
Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present 06/29/2022

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

We've updated our Louisiana Unemployment data viz to reflect the May data release.

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

06/21/2022
06/09/2022
06/01/2022

Thank you to the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce for their partnership in putting together and presenting the Northwest Louisiana Economic Dashboard. You can view and download the dashboard at the link below.

https://www.lsus.edu/community/center-for-business-and-econ-research

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present 06/01/2022

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

We've updated our Louisiana Unemployment data viz to reflect the April data release.

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

Unemployment Claims 05/27/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 5/21/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims increased. Initial claims increased from 122 to 165, and continued claims increased from 850 to 858.

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05/25/2022
05/25/2022
05/19/2022
Unemployment Claims 05/16/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 5/7/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims increased. Initial claims decreased from 155 to 151, and continued claims increased from 798 to 825.

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Unemployment Claims 05/06/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 4/30/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims increased. Initial claims increased from 126 to 155, and continued claims increased from 792 to 798.

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Louisiana 210th Anniversary of Statehood (1812): April 30, 2022 05/02/2022

Louisiana 210th Anniversary of Statehood (1812): April 30, 2022

Happy Birthday Louisiana!

Louisiana 210th Anniversary of Statehood (1812): April 30, 2022 Louisiana was admitted to the Union on April 30, 1812, as the 18th state. Nickname: Pelican State. Motto: Union, Justice, Confidence.

Unemployment Claims 04/29/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 4/23/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims increased. Initial claims increased from 109 to 126, and continued claims decreased from 794 to 792.

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Photos from LSU Shreveport's post 04/28/2022

Photos from LSU Shreveport's post

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present 04/27/2022

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

We've updated our Louisiana Unemployment data viz to reflect the March data release.

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

The 2020 Census Suggests That People Live Underwater. There’s a Reason. 04/22/2022

The 2020 Census Suggests That People Live Underwater. There’s a Reason.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/21/us/census-data-privacy-concerns.html

The 2020 Census Suggests That People Live Underwater. There’s a Reason. Technology advances forced the Census Bureau to use sweeping measures to ensure privacy for respondents. The ensuing debate goes to the heart of what a census is.

04/22/2022
04/22/2022
Unemployment Claims 04/22/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 4/16/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims decreased. Initial claims decreased from 169 to 109, and continued claims decreased from 801 to 794.

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What is The Port in Shreveport and is it helping the economy in Northwest Louisiana? 04/18/2022

What is The Port in Shreveport and is it helping the economy in Northwest Louisiana?

What is The Port in Shreveport and is it helping the economy in Northwest Louisiana? The economic impact of The Port of Caddo-Bossier and what one local United States Senator has to say about its role.

Unemployment Claims 04/18/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 4/9/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims increased. Initial claims increased from 120 to 169, and continued claims decreased from 835 to 801.

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04/14/2022

Pilot Pitch

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present 04/11/2022

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

We've updated our Louisiana Unemployment data viz to reflect the February data release.

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

Unemployment Claims 04/11/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 4/2/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims were constant. Initial claims decreased from 133 to 120, and continued claims increased from 822 to 835.

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Louisiana Covid Wave Comparisons 04/01/2022

Louisiana Covid Wave Comparisons

It's been 120 days since the first reporting of the Omicron variant in Louisiana. We'll no longer be updating our Covid_19 wave comparison data visualization (unless another wave appears).

Louisiana Covid Wave Comparisons This visualization compares the severity of Louisiana's 5 COVID waves by comparing the 7-day average of new cases per 100k population and 7-day average of new deaths per 1m population.

04/01/2022

Real median household income in Louisiana decreased between 2010 and 2020. 14 parishes saw real decreases, and 6 parishes saw real increases.

04/01/2022

Real median household income in Louisiana barely increased between 2015 and 2020. 7 parishes saw real decreases, and 14 parishes saw real increases.

Unemployment Claims 04/01/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 3/26/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA unemployment claims were constant. Initial claims increased from 95 to 133, and continued claims decreased from 863 to 822.

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Timeline photos 03/31/2022

Timeline photos

If you missed Dr. Mikaberidze's Ukrainian presentation at the library, here's your chance to tune in virtually and learn more! 🇺🇦

Zoom link: https://lsu.zoom.us/j/4096836535

03/29/2022
Photos from Center for Business and Economic Research at LSU Shreveport's post 03/29/2022

The percentage of adult Louisianans with a college degree increased by 2.3% between 2015 and 2020.

Unemployment Claims 03/29/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 3/19/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA saw unemployment claims decrease. Initial claims decreased from 125 to 95, and continued claims decreased from 876 to 863.

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Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present 03/18/2022

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

We've updated our Louisiana Employment & Unemployment data visualization to include the January data release.

Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present Louisiana Employment & Unemployment Data 2010 to Present

Unemployment Claims 03/18/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 3/12/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA saw unemployment claims decrease. Initial claims increased from 103 to 125, and continued claims decreased from 913 to 876.

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03/15/2022
2020 Census: Bureau Released Apportionment and Redistricting Data, but Needs to Finalize Plans for Future Data Products 03/14/2022

2020 Census: Bureau Released Apportionment and Redistricting Data, but Needs to Finalize Plans for Future Data Products

https://www.gao.gov/products/gao-22-105324?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=usgao

2020 Census: Bureau Released Apportionment and Redistricting Data, but Needs to Finalize Plans for Future Data Products This report is the sixth in a series on the Census Bureau's 2020 Census activities. It includes information on operations since our Dec. 2020 report...

Unemployment Claims 03/11/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 3/5/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA saw unemployment claims decrease. Initial claims decreased from 122 to 103, and continued claims decreased from 947 to 913.

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Timeline photos 03/11/2022

Timeline photos

Want to know more about what's going on in Ukraine and how we got here?

Check out this event Monday evening at the Broadmoor Branch of the Shreve Memorial Library featuring LSUS's Dr. Mikaberidze.

03/08/2022

Showcase on diversity at LSUS! Tomorrow is International Tuesday. Come on out to campus for lunch.

Unemployment Claims 03/04/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 2/26/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA saw unemployment claims decrease. Initial claims increased from 111 to 122, and continued claims decreased from 985 to 947.

https://public.tableau.com/views/UnemploymentClaims_15920832985340/Shreveport-BossierCityMSAUnemploymentClaims?:language=en-US&publish=yes&:display_count=n&:origin=viz_share_link

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02/25/2022
Unemployment Claims 02/25/2022

Unemployment Claims

For the week ending 2/19/22 the Shreveport-Bossier MSA saw unemployment claims decrease. Initial claims decreased from 131 to 111, and continued claims decreased from 1,048 to 985.

https://public.tableau.com/views/UnemploymentClaims_15920832985340/Shreveport-BossierCityMSAUnemploymentClaims?:language=en-US&publish=yes&:display_count=n&:origin=viz_share_link

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