Metadata [i] K. Murphy, C. Juhun, and B. Pierce, “Wage Inequality and the Rise in Returns to Skill,” Journal of Political Economy 101, no. 3 (1993).
Unemployment data come from two different sources: the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS). Employment and unemployment estimates from the ACS and LAUS can differ because the surveys use different questions, samples, and collection methods. To learn more about each source, visit the Unemployment section of our Metadata page. Metadata [i] Oregon Employment Department [ii] …
Metadata [i]D. Pearce, “Not Enough to Live On: Characteristics of Household below the Real Cost of Living in New Jersey,” New Jersey Poverty Research Institute (2008). [ii] E. Gowdy and S. Pearlmutter, “Economic Self-Sufficiency: It’s Not Just Money,” Affilia 8 (1993): 368-387.
The first chart on this page represents those respondents who identified within just one racial category, in addition to respondents of any race who identified as Hispanic or Latino. The second chart shows the percentage of respondents who reported each race, whether solely that race or in combination—for example, someone identifying as Asian and Black would show up in both …
Metadata [i] C. Berry and E. Glaeser, “The Divergence of Human Capital Levels across Cities,” Regional Science 84, no. 3 (2005): 407-444. [ii] K. Schuessler and G. Fisher, “Quality of Life Research and Sociology,” Annual Review of Sociology 11 (1985): 129-149.
Metadata [i] D. Dumont, “Incarceration, Community Health, and Racial Disparities,” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 24, no.1 (2013): 78-88.
Metadata [i] H. Snyder, Arrest in the United States, 1990-2010 (US Department of Justice: Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2012). [ii] Justice Policy Institute. Rethinking the Blues: How we police in the US and at what cost (2012). [iii] P. Fite, W. Porche’, and D. Pardini, 2010. “Explaining Discrepancies in Arrest Rates Between Black and White Male Juveniles,” Journal of Consulting …
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