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6.07.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – May 2022


For veterans, unemployment decreased from 2.9 percent to 2.7 percent in May. Post-9/11 veteran unemployment decreased from 3.4 percent to 3.2 percent. Of the total 242,000 unemployed veterans ages 18 and over, 40 percent have been unemployed for less... Read More ▶

5.27.22 | Entrepreneurship

Key Insights from the 2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs


The National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs is a multi-year, annual and longitudinal, study of veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs. This effort is one of the first national initiatives to develop data-driven research focused on mil... Read More ▶

5.09.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – April 2022


On May 6th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment increased by 428,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth was widespread, led by gai... Read More ▶

4.18.22 | Employment

Emerging Evidence About Transition Employment Support


This policy brief extracts findings from The Veterans Metrics Initiative as it applied to supporting transition policy 3-year longitudinal study... Read More ▶

4.01.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – March 2022


On April 1st, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment rose by 431,000 in March, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent. Notable job gains continued in leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, retai... Read More ▶

3.29.22 | Spotlight

2022 IAVA Member Survey


This report presents the results of the 2022 survey of IAVA members. Based on the responses of 5,174 IAVA members collected in Fall 2021, this study represents the view of one of the largest organizations for post-9/11 veterans on topics related to s... Read More ▶

3.22.22 | Spotlight

Missing Perspectives: Women in the Military – From Service to Civilian Life (2022)


Women have served in America’s wars and conflicts throughout our history. The contributions made by the women in the military both in and out of service cannot be overstated. Women in the military have used their skills and experiences from their m... Read More ▶

3.04.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – February 2022


On March 4th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported employment rose by 678,000 in February, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth was widespread, led by gains in le... Read More ▶

2.28.22 | Entrepreneurship

February 2022 Data Brief: Black and African American Veteran Entrepreneurs


This brief provides highlights from the 2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs (NSMAE) focusing on Black and African American veteran entrepreneurs. These findings are based on data collected from 327 Black and African American vet... Read More ▶

2.23.22 | Spotlight

Missing Perspectives: Black & African Americans in the Military—From Service to Civilian Life (2022)


To date, existing research related to the experiences of Black and African American service members, veterans, and military families has been either limited or lacking entirely. This data brief addresses a critical gap in understanding their experi... Read More ▶

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