Residents of counties with higher shares of oil and natural gas extraction employment in 1980 were estimated to have lower lifetime earnings and delayed retirement

Residents of counties with higher shares of oil and natural gas extraction employment in 1980 were estimated to have lower lifetime earnings and delayed retirement

Errata: On October 25, 2021, the map accompanying this finding was revised to show the correct number of counties in the contiguous United States.

This is a map of the contiguous United States showing county share of employment in oil and natural gas extraction in 1980.


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