Wonkblog 4 April 2018

Deepest Trump country has finally recovered the jobs lost in the recession

Deepest Trump country has only recently recovered the jobs it lost because of the Great Recession. We define “Trump country” as the broad confederation of rural areas, midsize towns and suburbs where Donald Trump earned the highest share of the presidential vote in 2016. It includes about 20 percent of the labor force. We’ve weighted county vote […]

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