Unemployment

In an echo of the urban inversion confronting many of America's cities, London's phenomenal economic growth over the past decade has come at the expense of the city's suburbs, where unemployment and poverty are growing. Could this be a good thing?
Aug 31, 2013   The Economist
The debate may be as old as the first environmental regulation on the federal books - do regulations kill jobs? Fresh from a Sept. 2 victory over EPA's attempt to strengthen smog regulations,Republicans will continue the effort to reduce regulations
Sep 6, 2011   The New York Times - Business Day
Joblessness in the Charlotte region is high, and has been for a while. This review of unemployment figures shows a long-term problem.
Aug 4, 2011   UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
With unemployment numbers falling, jobs are on the rise in some rural parts of the country.
Jul 14, 2011   The Daily Yonder
AP reports on the Anderson Forecast from UCLA that looks into CA's housing slump and shows two distinct markets, one on the rise and the other (single-family housing) falling.
Jun 16, 2011   AP via Bloomberg Business Week
More than two-thirds of rural areas in the United States have seen growth in jobs since 2009, according to this article from <em>The Daily Yonder</em>.
Dec 15, 2010   The Daily Yonder
Despite some accusations that the federal stimulus funding has not been filtering down to actual transportation projects, work is being done. But the influx of money hasn't been able to revive a flagging construction industry.
Sep 16, 2010   Time
New figures from the National Association of Realtors show that the number of new homes being built and the number of homes being sold were both down during May.
Jul 3, 2010   The New York Times
These 10 American cities top the nation as being home to the most layoffs. California is a hotbed.
May 18, 2010   ABC
Democrats in congress are trying to divert some federal bailout money to cities and counties, where job losses are crippling municipal services.
Apr 27, 2010   Los Angeles Times
NPR interviews the AP reporter who conducted an analysis of stimulus spending in one particular area - road construction. His finding was that in addition to having no effect on total unemployment, it didn't improve construction employment either.
Jan 12, 2010   NPR: All Things Considered