“unemployment” Charts

Corporate Reform Can't Help Underemployment »

Arne Duncan’s latest gaffe highlights the critical inequities of federal education “reforms.” Reversing these trends will require policymakers to acknowledge…

Roosevelt Institute
by: Roosevelt Institute
views: 332
Score: 10

Looking for Work? Don't Forget to Watch Your Waistline »

A recently released study by Gallup reveals a correlation between obesity rates and length of unemployment. Direct causes are not…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 240
Score: 9

Liberty and Job "Recovery" For All? »

This “recovery” and the two which preceded it have been “jobless recoveries.” While the government measure of the unemployment rate…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 409
Score: 6

What's The Biggest Problem Facing the Nation? »

Are Americans unable to come together to decide on a single top problem facing the nation, or are there simply…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 431
Score: 6

Increased Minimum Wage Does NOT Increase Unemployment »

In the wake of fast food strikes it is worth remembering that researchers from Berkeley and Princeton have studied minimum…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 185
Score: 5

Misconceptions Part I: #Unemployment »

A survey by Ipsos Mori (a social research institute), reveals public understanding of the numbers behind the daily news in…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 259
Score: 4

Full Time Workers Are Less Likely to be Depressed »

Americans not in the workforce, unemployed, or employed part time but looking for full time work are more likely to…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 394
Score: 4

The Fluctuation of the U.S. Poverty Rate »

This chart shows the poverty rate based on CPI research series using current methods, meaning that money income is adjusted.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 296
Score: 4

Employment, Freedom, and Depression »

There are two factors that seem to impact depression. The first is whether or not a person is employed. The…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 113
Score: 3

More Money, More College... More College, More Money »

It's a vicious cycle, alright. That's why in Tennessee, a new bill provides two years of free tuition at a…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 469
Score: 3

U.S. Overtakes E.U. in Productivity »

Output per person is now higher in the United States than in the European Union. Productivity was about the same…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 738
Score: 3

How much work will it take to achieve racial equality? »

In a recent PEW survey, Americans were asked "How much more needs to be done in order to achieve racial…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 208
Score: 3

Americans Ignore Racial Discrimination Even Today »

This means the 28.1% poverty and 13.4% unemployment rates blacks face, along with high incarceration figures and a wage gap,…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 137
Score: 2

Why "Unemployment" Does Not Really Tell Us Employment »

The unemployment-rate calculates the number of Americans working or actively seeking employment. However, as there are nearly three job-seekers for…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 70
Score: 2

More Education Leads to Greater Earnings, Less Unemployment »

Those with a college degree earn about twice as much as those with only a high school diploma.

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 106
Score: 2

Employment Still Not Where It Needs to Be »

The headlines from the latest employment report certainly seem positive. The unemployment rate has dropped to 6.3 percent and there…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 140
Score: 2

Grim Outlook For 2014 Graduating Class »

The "Great Recession" slow recovery may be the reason 2014 graduates will struggle finding jobs. Although the number of unemployed…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 168
Score: 2

5 Cuts Congress Can Make Instead of Punishing the Unemployed »

Congress is about to make a million of the nation’s most unfortunate citizens a little more unfortunate by simply doing…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 268
Score: 2

Possible Social Security Disability Insurance Fraud? »

Data compiled from the Current Population Survey on men aged 20 to 59 with a work-limiting health problem shows that…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 279
Score: 2

Minimum Wage to Increase in California »

California Governor Jerry Brown recently approved a $2 minimum wage increase, set to take full effect by January 2016. This…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 253
Score: 2

Unemployment Inequality in America Still Alive and Well »

Although economic conditions have improved since 1963, severe inequality persists. Poverty rates are down and education levels are up, but…

PRWatch.org
by: PRWatch.org
views: 82
Score: 2

Why Are People Poor? »

In 1994, Americans were just as likely to blame "not-working" as they were to blame "not-earning-enough" for the poor's lack…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 365
Score: 2

Parents Make Room: Your Kid Is Not Leaving »

Parents may soon be wishing that they were empty nesters. 36% of young Americans (ages 18 to 31) were living…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 106
Score: 2

Unemployed Persons per Job Opening »

After peaking at 6.7 in July 2009, the number of unemployed Americans per job opening has decreased to 3.07 in…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 365
Score: 2

U.S. Still Suffering From High Unemployment »

Since 1949, the U.S. unemployment rate has risen to 7.5% or above 11 different times. Currently, the unemployment rate has…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 139
Score: 2

High School Dropout Rate: Males vs. Females »

The high school dropout rate among Americans ages 16 to 24 has been decreasing since 1967. However, the sex with…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 168
Score: 2

The Foreign Born Resurgence »

After bottoming out at 4.7% in 1970, the foreign born population as a percentage of the total U.S. population is…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 78
Score: 2

More Women CEOs, But Still Not Enough »

There are currently 21 women CEOs running Fortune 500 companies in the United States. This is much better than the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 90
Score: 2

The Occupy Movement Has Run Out of Steam »

Since 2011, there have been at least 7,762 Occupy protesters arrested in 122 different U.S. cities since Occupy Wall Street…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 139
Score: 2

Increasing College and University Employment »

Not only are colleges and universities employing more Americans than ever, but they are also employing a larger percentage of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 71
Score: 2

Unemployment: Foreign Born vs. Native Born »

Foreign born and native born populations in the U.S. had the same unemployment rate of 8.1% in 2012. Women had…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 97
Score: 2

Millennials Are Far Less Tolerant Than You Probably Think »

Racial progress is often hailed as inevitable with the maturation of the "millennial" generation-- typically considered the most tolerant towards…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 273
Score: 1

A Degree Is Still Worth It »

Not only do college grads have significantly higher earnings, they also have a much lower unemployment rate. Note the large…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 67
Score: 1

The Cost Of Not Attending College »

While many people focus on the rising cost of higher education, it's important to recognize the price people pay for…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 98
Score: 1

What Does Prison Best Prepare You For? »

Americans released from prison are rearrested at shockingly high rates. One reason for this is employment discrimination, which makes it…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 144
Score: 1

Is Education Enough to Combat Inequality »

Black college grads remain twice as likely to be unemployed as the graduate population overall. This chart shows unemployment rates…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 101
Score: 1
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