Downcast Unemployment Forecast – Targeted Job Creation Policies Necessary to Offset Grim Projections

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on January 19, 2010

Downcast Unemployment Forecast—Targeted Job Creation Policies Necessary to Offset Grim Projections, By Kai Filion, January 14, 2010, Economic Policy Institute Issue Brief #270

  • “The nation’s 10% unemployment rate does not capture the severity of the crisis for minority workers in many regions of the country. This Issue brief provides a breakdown of the unemployment projections into 2010 for various demographic groups in every state.
    For additional data on the varying unemployment picture around the U.S., from the 2.8% jobless rate for white workers in North Dakota, to the 23.9% jobless rate for black workers in Michigan, visit EPI’s Economy Track, which offers a detailed look at unemployment rates by race, gender, level of education, and geographic region.”

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