“great-recession” Charts

Racial Wealth Gap Highest in Recorded History »

The disparity in median wealth ratios of whites compared to blacks and hispanics is the highest since the Census Bureau…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 197
Score: 3

The Great (Racial) Recession »

With the implosion of the housing market and the subsequent foreclosure crisis, Hispanic and black Americans have seen over half…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 110
Score: 2

The current state of the US economy in one chart »

America’s got record-high GDP output but with 227,000 fewer workers. The fact that we have been able to greatly expand…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 289

Income Inequality Deepened by Great Recession »

In the years after the initial Wall Street crash, the top 1% of America's earners brought home 95% of the…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 48

How Unemployment Insurance Increased Unemployment »

During the Great Recession unemployment benefit duration increased from its standard 26-week maximum to as long as 99 weeks. Although…

American Action Forum
by: American Action Forum
views: 37

Recession Response - Multigenerational Households »

According to Pew, “during the Great Recession, the multi-generational household population shot up, increasing by 4.9 million, or 10.5 percent,…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 56

The House DOESN'T Always Win: Housing & The Racial Divide »

Housing, a cornerstone of the "American Dream," is the largest form of privately wealth held by families across the United…

Who Made the Bad Loans? Big Banks or Small Ones »

What will it take for us to learn? The biggest banking institutions do not self-regulate. They caused a meltdown in…

Giant Banks Have Larger Share of Assets After Meltdown »

They were too big to fail before they destroyed our economy. But in 2007 US giant banks (>$100B in assets)…

Obamacare and part-time jobs? A dead issue? »

The employer mandate in Obamacare is nudging companies to create part-time rather than full-time jobs. The Great Recession caused a…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 36

How much did the Great Financial Crisis cost US? Nearly $30T »

A report from the Dallas Fed: "We conservatively estimate the loss of national output as a result of the financial…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 35

Big problems in small business »

From the San Francisco Federal Reserve: Small businesses have historically contributed more than their share to overall employment growth in…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 42

Obama's Stimulus Salvation: State of Economy, With/Without »

Economic projections, including those from Moody's Analytics, US Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics, have shown the…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 186