Brief Where It Really Hurts: Job Losses for Low-Skill Workers by State
Josh Mitchell
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Labor market deterioration during the Great Recession has been both substantial overall and unevenly distributed across regions and types of workers. In particular, low-skill workers have lost proportionately more jobs than other workers nationwide and done particularly poorly in a number of states. This fact sheet shows the loss of low-skill jobs by state over the recession and how it compares to overall job losses by state.
Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being
Tags Employment and income data Wages and nonwage compensation
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center