Unequal Unemployment:Unemployment Disparities in Pennsylvania

Mark Price |

The Pennsylvania economy has shed 182,000 jobs since the start of the recession, leading to the worst labor market workers in Pennsylvania have seen since the early 1980s. This Reports and Briefing Papers looks at the unemployment disparities in Pennsylvania, and specifically how the overall unemployment rate obscures growing disparities in unemployment for people living in rural portions of the Commonwealth and for African Americans.