Web Wednesday: Equal Pay Day Was Yesterday

Happy Hump Day, fellow data voyagers! Web Wednesday, a  new semi-weekly feature on 33 North,  is intended to remind us of recent "hot spots" on the data landscape, and point back to relevant resources and links to more learning on the given topic(s).   Yesterday, April 10th was Equal Pay Day, the day representing how far [...]

By | 2018-04-12T02:29:37+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Economy, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Equal Pay Day Was Yesterday

Equity Special Feature: Economic Mobility and Education

ARC’s Research & Analytics Group is publishing a series of Special Features on equity over the next few months.  Posts in the Equity Series will examine a variety of aspects of equity along with some of the key factors hindering the realization of this ideal in the Atlanta Metro region. Each post will focus [...]

By | 2018-04-06T14:59:49+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Economy, Education, Equity Series, Special Features, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Economic Mobility and Education

Regional Snapshot: The Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta

Just how expensive is it to live in metro Atlanta?  This month’s Regional Snapshot examines one tool used to answer that question - the 2017 Annual Cost of Living Index (COLI) produced by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER).  Every quarter, C2ER coordinates with metro areas around the country to collect pricing [...]

By | 2018-03-15T18:55:16+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: The Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta

Equity Special Feature: Gender Wage Gap in the Metro Region

ARC's Research & Analytics Group will be publishing a series of Special Features on equity over the next few months.  Posts in the Equity Series will examine a variety of aspects of equity along with some of the key factors hindering the realization of this ideal in the Atlanta Metro region. Each post will [...]

By | 2018-03-07T14:28:07+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Economy, Equity Series, Other Demographics, Special Features|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Gender Wage Gap in the Metro Region

Equity Special Feature: Race & Earnings in the Atlanta Metro Region

ARC's Research & Analytics Group will be publishing a series of Special Features on equity over the next few months.  Posts in the Equity Series will examine a variety of aspects of equity along with some of the key factors hindering the realization of this ideal in the Atlanta Metro region. Each post will [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:43:39+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Economy, Equity Series, Race and Diversity, Special Features|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Race & Earnings in the Atlanta Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Exploring Changes in Home Ownership

As examined in a previous post on this blog, one aftereffect of the recession was decline in home ownership due to foreclosures and more stringent loan requirements.  According to a recent report by the Pew Research Center, the post-recession home ownership rates have declined most sharply among householders who are African American, young, or [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:30:25+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Economy, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Exploring Changes in Home Ownership

Regional Snapshot: State of the Economy

This month's Regional Snapshot provides, at the start of 2018, an overview of the most relevant trends in our metro economy- topics include job growth by sector, changes in wage levels, and trends in residential and commercial (by type) permit and construction activity. Highlights from this snapshot: Metro Atlanta continues to be a national [...]

By | 2018-01-11T17:17:16+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Economy, Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: State of the Economy

Friday Factday: Declines in Mortgage Delinquency–
Masking Lingering Effects of Recession

When it comes to the economy, most of us would likely agree that, while things are better, we "got a ways to go yet". A recent article in the AJC examines the lingering impacts of the Great Recession, pointing out that despite improvements in employment (and even, finally, wages), many are still suffering.  One [...]

By | 2018-01-05T21:52:05+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Economy, Friday Factday, Housing|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Declines in Mortgage Delinquency–
Masking Lingering Effects of Recession

Friday Factday: National and Regional Educational Levels–
Attaining, but Barely Gaining (on the “Asks” of the Job Market)

Adults are far better educated "now" than they were in previous generations--higher and higher shares are going to, and completing, college. And this level of education is crucial, as recent Burning Glass data indicate that employers are asking for bachelors degrees or more as qualifications to fill nearly two-thirds of 2017 job postings! A [...]

By | 2017-12-15T22:29:29+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Economy, Friday Factday|Comments Off on Friday Factday: National and Regional Educational Levels–
Attaining, but Barely Gaining (on the “Asks” of the Job Market)
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