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Geography of Jobs - Updated through January 2011
This animated map provides a striking visual of employment trends over the last business cycle using net change in jobs from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on a rolling 12-month basis. The animation highlights a number of concurrent trends leading up to the Great Recession, as well as evidence of a recovery. Read more...
Jobs Office Retrains Itself to Focus on Hiring
Over the past few years, hundreds of thousands of unemployed Americans have gone to a federally funded jobs office to sign up for government-subsidized classes to learn new skills. But once they graduate, many complain they still can’t find a job. Read more...
Made in America: Small Businesses Buck the Offshoring Trend
As the labor equation has balanced out, companies—particularly the small to medium-size businesses that make up the innovative guts of America’s technology industry—are taking a long, hard look at the downsides of extending their supply chains to the other side of the planet. Read more...
Done Right, New Applied Science Center for New York Makes Sense
The Bloomberg administration announced the next step in an ambitious vision to expand the academic footprint in New York City. Is this a smart economic development plan? Read more...