Tagged: Trends

Arkansas Down 13.1% In Higher Ed Funding

Arkansas Down 13.1% In Higher Ed Funding

State funding for higher education in the United States declined dramatically in the decade after the Great Recession, 2008-18, contributing to tuition increases and raising the costs borne by students. read more >

Report: 2.4M Sought US Jobless Benefits Last Week

Report: 2.4M Sought US Jobless Benefits Last Week

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More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that triggered widespread business shutdowns two months ago and sent the economy into a deep recession. read more >

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

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The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. labor market. The unemployment rate in the United States soared to 14.7% in April, the highest since shortly after World War II. read more >

U.S. Apartment Rents Rise for Units with 1 Bedroom

U.S. Apartment Rents Rise for Units with 1 Bedroom

The median rent for one-bedroom apartments in the United States for May rose a slight $4 a month to $1,092, while declining $7 to a median $1,347 for two-bedroom apartments. That’s according to research by Abodo, an apartment search company based in Madison, Wisconsin. read more >

US April Unemployment at 14.7%, Economy Shed 20M Jobs

US April Unemployment at 14.7%, Economy Shed 20M Jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record. The figures are stark evidence of the damage the coronavirus has done to a now-shattered economy. read more >