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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.

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

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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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 Center

Learn about small businesses’ contributions to the economy and the unique challenges they face.

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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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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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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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