Research Briefing | Jul 22, 2021

US | Which state labor market recoveries are the strongest?

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Midwestern and Southern state labor market recoveries are still outpacing the rest of the country. Labor demand has strengthened most strongly in these regions since our last assessment, and labor supply constraints are posing less of a drag on job growth. A robust summer recovery should support the ongoing recoveries of these regions, as well as the rest of the country.

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What you will learn:

  • Which states have the most robust recoveries according to our labor market scorecard
  • Why coastal states recoveries are still the weakest
  • How leisure and hospitality dependent states are in the deepest holes

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