Unemployment Rate

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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] …

Teen Birth Rate

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Metadata [i] Oregon Department of Human Services, Teen Pregnancy Prevention. [ii] Center for disease control and prevention, “Vital signs: teen pregnancy–United States, 1991—2009,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 60, no. 13 (2011): 414-20. S. Hoffman, “By the Numbers: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing,” Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (2006). [iii] Mary Bissell, “Socio-Economic Outcomes of …

Student Achievement

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Metadata [i] Abdurrahman Aktop, (2010) “socioeconomic Status, Physical Fitness, Self-concept, Attitude toward Physical Education, and Academic Achievement of Children,” Perceptual and Motor Skills 110 (2010): 531-546. Selcuk Sirin, “Socioeconomic Status and Academic Achievement: A Meta-Analytic Review of Research,” Review of Educational Research 75, no. 3 (2005): 417-453. [ii] Carol Costante, “Healthy Learners: The Link between Health and Student Achievement,” American …

Job Growth

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Metadata [i] R. Javalgi, P. Todd, and R. Scherer, “The Dynamics of Global E-Commerce: An Organizational Ecology Perspective,” International Marketing Review 22, no. 4 (2005): 420-435. Harry Holtzer, “The Spatial Mismatch Hypothesis: What has the Evidence Shown?” Urban Studies 28 (1991). [ii] E. Malizia and K. Shanzi, “The Influence of Economic Diversity on Unemployment and Stability,” Journal of Regional Science …