In this video, Algernon Austin, EPI research associate, analyzes Native American employment and unemployment. He finds that although Native American unemployment remains at crisis levels four years after the supposed end to the Great Recession, there is great promise to increase employment of Native Americans with policy interventions including increasing technical education and investing in infrastructure.
EPI work on Native Americans and the economy
Native Americans Are Less Likely to Be Employed Than Whites in Nearly Every State: The Native American-White Jobs Gap Varies by State from 32.7 Percentage Points to 5.1 Percentage PointsNovember 20, 2013 | | Economic snapshot
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