Unemployment rates for all workers, and workers in STEM occupations with at least a bachelor's degree, 1994–2012
Note: Estimates are for the civilian labor force age 25 and older with a bachelor's degree or higher. Shaded areas denote recessions.
Source: Current Population Survey (CPS) public data series and unpublished analysis of CPS basic monthly microdata (1994–2011) from the Department of Commerce (DOC) Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA); EPI analysis of CPS basic monthly microdata, using Department of Commerce definition of STEM occupations (for 2012 only) (see DOC ESA report, STEM: Good Jobs Now and For the Future 8, http://www.esa.doc.gov/sites/default/files/reports/documents/stemfinalyjuly14_1.pdf
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