Changes in the U.S. Economy and Rural-Urban Employment Disparities
Abstract: In the United States, long-term changes in the nature of the economy – including advances in technological innovation and automation, declines in the extraction of certain energy resources, increases in globalization, and a shift to the "knowledge-based" economy – have coincided with disproportionately negative employment outcomes in many rural, or "nonmetro," communities, especially for prime working-age men and those with less than a high school degree.
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Part of Series: FEDS Notes
Publication Date: 2024-01-19