The Low-Wage Labor Market: Challenges and Opportunities for Economic Self-Sufficiency. Low-Wage Labor Markets: The Business Cycle and Regional Differences . Footnotes

02/22/2000

1.  Gallagher et al. (1998).

2.  Acs et al. (1998).

3.  For women with less than high school, the unemployment rate rose by 16 percent; for women who were high school graduates, by 22 percent; for women with some college, by 50 percent; and for women with a college degree, by 25 percent.  For men with less than high school, the unemployment rate rose by 34 percent; for men who were high school graduates, by 39 percent; for men with some college, by 56 percent; and for men with a college degree, by 57 percent.