Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Last year we published a series of reports on red versus blue states, …
  • which showed that red state labor markets are materially lagging blue ones.
  • We refine that work by controlling for red state urban areas that vote blue, ...
  • generating a cleaner look at the divide between red versus blue labor markets.
  • The red-blue labor market split is even more pronounced than we initially found, ...
  • with little sign of narrowing despite a buoyant national employment picture.