In 2021 I tried to create a data application in R using Java-style object-oriented programming. It worked, but there was a problem…
In this post I take a look at the new September 2020 state-level employment data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and find a complex and tenuous jobs recovery in America. I share some of the most interesting numbers in original graphs.
While employment growth slowed in September 2020, the industry employment numbers over the summer suggest that an American labor market, without COVID-19, could quickly rebound. I explore some different employment growth scenarios.
The mostly recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows that in May and June of this year the U.S. Economy may have recovered 36% of the jobs lost during in the first wave of COVID-19 shutdowns. Now, as public spaces are shutting down for a second time, I look at what happened last month in colorful and original graphs.
If you want to know how I crunched the numbers and generated the original graphs in my last graph-loaded blog post, here is an overview of my methods.