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Chart of the Day:  the Changing Demographics of US Public Schools

Chart of the Day: the Changing Demographics of US Public Schools

The Economist has a chart showing the changing ethnicity of US schools.  Click on it to see a bigger version in a new tab.  Maybe it shouldn’t be  surprise, but it is a striking graphic nonetheless: The full story is here.

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Are Latino Workers More Interested in Working in a Large Firm?

Are Latino Workers More Interested in Working in a Large Firm?

So says Harvard Business Review blogger Tammy Erikson.  According to her research, Latino workers express a high degree of interest in working in large organizations.  The research suggests that Latinos are looking for the stability in employment, flexibility in working assignments and opportunities for advancement that are most likely found in large organizations: This preference […]

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Generational Conflict in Canada:  Older Workers Pushing Young Out of Part-time Jobs

Generational Conflict in Canada: Older Workers Pushing Young Out of Part-time Jobs

Another consequence of an aging population and a jobless recovery, this time in Canada.  Toronto’s Globe and Mail has the story: “While Canada’s unemployment rate is well off its recession highs, the quality of new jobs has left much to be desired,” CIBC chief economist Avery Shenfeld says in the analysis, released Thursday. “Manufacturing has […]

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Which Parts of the US Will Grow Fastest?

Which Parts of the US Will Grow Fastest?

That’s the question New Geography’s Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill trying to answer with an infographic in a recent issue of Forbes.  They describe their findings over at the NewGeography blog.  Click on the image to see their prognostications.

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Graph of the Day:  The Aging Population from Now to 2060

Graph of the Day: The Aging Population from Now to 2060

Bill McBride of Calculated Risk has developed an animated chart showing how the US age distribution will change over the next 47 years.    Worth contemplating:

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Are We Due for Another Round of Abandoned Inner Cities as the Millennials Hit 30?

Are We Due for Another Round of Abandoned Inner Cities as the Millennials Hit 30?

That’s the implication of a piece by Haya El Nasser carried by the Gannett New Service: The older they get, the less likely people are to live in cities, according to recent Census data. The peak age for urban living is 25 to 27, when 20% of that age group are nestled in urban centers. […]

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