Demographics, State of the Labor Market

How Trump and Clinton Supporters are Doing in Today’s Labor Market

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Several key job-market measures — like the broader unemployment rate and median wages — have improved more since January for Clinton supporters. But Trump supporters still have a lower unemployment rate and higher wages than Clinton supporters, as they did before the election.

Those are the main findings from new Hiring Lab research, published in the New York Times today. It’s our own analysis of the official data that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) uses to report unemployment and earnings. All the methodological details are here.

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