Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The employment crisis

Here's the employment-population ratio for prime-age (25-54) black men since 1994. Yes, down by ten percentage points in just three years. What is the debt plan doing for these folks?

Addendum: the longer view, black men 20 years and older... the lowest level since we have been collecting modern data...

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, seasonally adjusted

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