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Economic Data

The Chamber prepares comprehensive quantitative snapshots of business sectors and topics to help business and political leaders make informed decisions.

MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index

Released on a quarterly basis and compiled from 1,000 unique phone interviews with small business owners and operators each quarter, the Index delivers a comprehensive quantitative snapshot of the small business sector as well as explores small business owners’ perspectives on the latest economic and business trends.

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Special Small Business Reports

Middle Market Business Index

RSM US LLP and the U.S. Chamber have joined forces to present this first-of-its-kind middle market economic index, developed in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The Index is designed to accurately reflect business conditions in the U.S. middle market, while providing a statistically significant measure of the health and outlook for these businesses.

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New Survey Shows Most Small Businesses Prioritize Giving Back to Their Local Communities


The Q4 2022 MetLife and US Chamber Small Business Index found that most small businesses actively give back to their local community in a variety of ways. Most are also concerned about inflation and an economic downturn.

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Economic Data Centers

Data Deep Dive: Hiring Veterans and Military Spouses

Data center

To fill open jobs needed today—and in the years to come—employers can double down on reskilling and upskilling their current workforce to remain globally competitive.

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Data Deep Dive: How Government Benefits Programs Are Contributing to the Labor Shortage

Labor shortage

As businesses continue to grapple with a national workforce shortage, a flawed government benefits framework is one of many factors keeping Americans on the sidelines of the labor force.

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America Works Data Center

Discover the latest data on job openings, unemployment, labor force participation, quit rates, and more, for a quick understanding of the current state of the workforce—paired with in-depth analysis of the trends.

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