Alaska April Economic Trends

AprTrends2017April Trends features a comprehensive analysis of the nation’s 259 state-level recessions since 1961, and what Alaska might learn from their losses and recoveries as we navigate our largest economic downturn since the mid-1980s. Also this month is an update on the students who graduated from Alaska high schools in 2005 – the educational and career paths they took and where we found them in 2015. Finally, we examine what sizes and ages of businesses have been creating and losing jobs, and provide an update on what happened to claims for unemployment insurance benefits in 2016.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.


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