CE Is Coming to Your Town!
Meeting with users of Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) data is important to the CE program. Whether you use
tables or microdata, we value your comments, and the opportunity to answer questions or otherwise assist
you in using the data.
This page shows conferences at which CE staff from the National Office in Washington, DC, will be presenting.
You may be interested in attending them, or in arranging for a CE staff member to visit your organization to deliver
a formal presentation or attend a one-on-one meeting. Please note that neither the CE program nor the Bureau of
Labor Statistics (BLS) is affiliated with the sponsors of these events. In addition, there are registration fees
associated with these events. However, none of these fees is paid to the CE program or the BLS.
If you would like to contact the CE staff about these or other matters, please use any of the methods below to
contact the CE National Office. Inquiries should include your name, and phone number, fax number, mailing address,
or e-mail address, along with a brief message.
This page will be updated periodically, as new information becomes available.
Travel plans for CE staff can change subject to budget.
Disclaimer: The authors of some of these studies and presentations are not affiliated with BLS. This information
is provided for your convenience and does not constitute an endorsement.
Participation at these conferences is subject to the status of the BLS budget.
Please see the archives for a list of events that took place in the Northeast.
There are no presentations currently planned for the Midwest.
Please see the archives for a list of events that took place in the South.
Western Economic Association International (WEAI)
- June 28-July 2, 2013
Conference Program: http://www.weai.org/Content/Files/Prelim-Schedule-5-6-13.pdf
Workshop: “Analyzing Recent Spending Patterns of U.S. Households: Examples from, and Instruction in Using,
Data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey”
- Presenters: Geoffrey Paulin and Adam Reichenberger (BLS).
- Overview: This session will start with summaries of current research using these data, after which attendees will be
instructed in how to find and use published tables and microdata from which the research presented was produced.
- Target Audience: The session is expected to be of particular interest to students, both graduate and undergraduate,
pursuing dissertations, theses, or class projects; junior faculty interested in publishing; and senior faculty
interested in new research projects.
- Topics to be Presented:
1. Expenditures Before, During, and After the Recent Recession
2. Exploring How Expenditures Persistently Exceed Income on Average for Low-Income Consumers
3. Housing Expenditures in Recession and Recovery: A History
4. Inter-Ethnic Variation in Food Expenditure Patterns for Asian Consumers in the U.S.
Please see the archives for a list of events that took place in the West.
For more information on regional CE data, please contact your local BLS Regional Information Offices.
If you have questions, please contact the CE National Office Staff.
Information on past events is also available.
Last Modified Date: June 5, 2013