Jobs: Where There Was A Downpour During The Downturn

As ominously as joblessness loomed in the recent recession, Stephen Gold and Sarah Ritchie of the Center for the Study of the States in Albany point out that its impact on states was unusually uneven. Indeed, they find that some 22 states--mainly in the Midwest, Southwest, and Rocky Mountain areas--suffered no significant declines in employment at all.

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