Rural Employment Trends in Recession and Recovery
by Thomas Hertz
, Lorin Kusmin
, Alexander Marré
, and Timothy Parker
Economic Research Report No. (ERR-172) 38 pp, August 2014
This report examines the effects of the recent major recession, and gradual recovery, on employment and unemployment trends, with an emphasis on rural America.
Errata: On October 6, 2014, the column heading for the final two columns of Table 8 was corrected to read “>25% Hispanic: Change in employment (percent).”
Keywords: Rural recession, rural economic recovery, local labor market outcomes, metro and nonmetro counties, population density, economic growth, employment trends, unemployment, industrial composition
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