Regional Snapshot: Weathering the Workforce Waves

This month's regional snapshot provides a detailed overview o workforce conditions, with close looks at overall demographic and earning characteristics of ARC 10-County Region workers, as well as at job trends by period for (and profiles of) training-targeted high demand clusters

By |2021-04-29T10:15:10-04:00April 29th, 2021|Economic Development, Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Weathering the Workforce Waves

Exploring Pandemic Employment Outcomes

Taking a closer look at ways in which data from Metro Atlanta Speaks and other survey sources reveal the economic damage of the pandemic while finally indicating signs of at least an overall recovery.

By |2021-04-15T21:54:23-04:00April 15th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Exploring Pandemic Employment Outcomes

CareerRise Economic Mobility Dashboard: Clusters of Opportunity

Explore our new occupation demand and supply data dashboard, which focuses on the economic health and workforce characteristics of the ARC WorkSource Plan's five target occupation clusters.

By |2021-04-09T15:40:19-04:00April 9th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on CareerRise Economic Mobility Dashboard: Clusters of Opportunity

Higher Education Degrees Among Men and Women in the Metro, 1970 to Today

One area where Atlanta does see gender parity? Rates of higher educational attainment. In fact, women have outpaced men in attaining bachelor's and graduate degrees since 1970.

By |2021-04-08T17:13:30-04:00April 8th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Education, Equity|Comments Off on Higher Education Degrees Among Men and Women in the Metro, 1970 to Today

The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

About a third of Atlanta households are defined as cost-burdened (spending more than 30 percent of income on housing). BUT those cost burdens go up...a lot...for renters, for lower-earners, or (especially) for lower-income renters.

By |2021-03-01T15:20:45-04:00March 1st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

Black-Owned Businesses: An Atlanta Growth Engine

Black-owned businesses make up a much larger share of the Atlanta metro business base than they do at the national level, and a relatively large share of these businesses are small.

By |2021-02-19T15:29:40-04:00February 19th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Equity, Race and Diversity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Black-Owned Businesses: An Atlanta Growth Engine

Regional Snapshot: 100 Metros Data Dashboard

This month's regional snapshot introduces our updated 100 Metros dashboard, with an overview of some select findings and a demonstration of the comparison feature.

By |2021-02-11T10:52:55-04:00February 11th, 2021|Economic Development, Economy, Population, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 100 Metros Data Dashboard

The difference a year (and/or a quarter) makes: Jobs and unemployment
2019 vs. 2020

A comparison of jobs between Q1 and Q2 of 2019 and 2020, and a look at unemployment rates in the course of 2020, reveal the depth of the pandemic's impact on our economy.

By |2021-02-08T18:52:29-04:00February 8th, 2021|COVID-19, Economic Development, Economy, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The difference a year (and/or a quarter) makes: Jobs and unemployment
2019 vs. 2020
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