Center for Microeconomic Data

 
 
SCE
Survey of Consumer Expectations
September Survey: The outlook for the labor market generally improved with median one-year ahead earnings growth expectations rising 0.3 percentage points to 2.8 percent, an all-time high for the series. Inflation expectations remained steady at 3.0 percent for both the one- and three-year time horizons.
labor market
SCE LABOR MARKET SURVEY
The rate of workers transitioning to a different employer rose to 4.7 percent in July 2018, according to the latest SCE Labor Market Survey. That’s up from 3.8 percent in July 2017. The increase was driven by respondents under age 45, women, and workers who do not have a college degree.
Income Growth Expectations
Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit
Q2 Report: Total household debt rose to $13.29 trillion in the second quarter of 2018, a level that is $618 billion higher than the previous peak of $12.68 trillion in the third quarter of 2008. The increase of $82 billion, or 0.6 percent, marked the sixteenth consecutive quarterly increase. Mortgage balances, the largest component of household debt, rose by $60 billion to reach a total of $9.0 trillion.