This recession isn’t for everybody

This graph is a bit startling.

Unemployment by Education Level

It is from an article about the recent election cycle by Ezra Klein in the Washington Post.  It shows a deep disparity between people with different levels of education and how they are affected by the recession.  Note that for those with a high school diploma or less, calamity reigns, with unemployment rates between 10% and 15%.  For those with a college degree, unemployment is still at pre-recession levels.  Pretty sobering stuff.  (Click on the image to see the full size graph.)

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