Keyword: Labor

Redi Reports

Approximately 98% of Coloradans surveyed agreed that Colorado’s food and ag industry is important to the state’s future economic development. Over 75% feel that it is very or somewhat important that farm/ranch labor is treated fairly in terms of pay and working conditions when making food purchasing decisions.…

Redi Reports

This research focuses on small businesses in Fort Collins, CO that received loans through the PPP. We find that non-bank lenders (LLCs and credit unions) were an important source of loans, especially for the “smallest” businesses (those with 5 or fewer employees) that received loans at later stages of the loan disbursement process.…

Redi Reports

• Data from the US Department of Labor provide a useful historical look at a number of important components of state unemployment insurance programs, including average benefit levels, tax rates, number of exhaustions, and recipiency rates. • Compared to other states, Colorado is roughly average in a number of metrics, including recipiency, benefit adequacy, and financing – arguably the three most important areas in which to judge a social insurance program.…

Redi Reports

The Great Recession caused an unprecedented downturn in employer startups. The “startup slowdown” shifts job generation away from dynamic, young businesses, increasing the economy’s reliance on existing establishments to expand. The downturn in startups also contributes to a decrease in economic dynamism, a crucial source of market information for future entrepreneurs.…

Redi Reports

Using local-level data on incarceration rates by race, we explore the relationship between income inequality, poverty, and incarceration at the commuting zone level from 1950 to the present. We find that labor markets with higher levels of inequality experienced larger increases in overall incarceration, and that relative rates of poverty play a key role in explaining the differential effects of mass incarceration across race.…
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