Workforce & Economic Development


Who’s Employed in the Early Months of the COVID-19 Recession?

This research explores changes in the employment rate from 2019 to 2020 for residents of PA, NJ & DE and finds particularly large declines for three groups of workers with no more than a high school diploma: Black men, Black women, and Hispanic women.





The Business Case for Employer-Assisted Childcare

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM


Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey - Historical Revisions (2020)

Revised historical data for the Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey

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Philadelphia Fed Announces New Directors to Its Board

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors.

Regional Economics

Working Paper

What Future for History Dependence in Spatial Economics?

WP 20-47 - History (sometimes) matters for the location and sizes of cities and neighborhood segregation patterns within cities.

The Crisis in November: Concerns Rise as Job and Income Recovery Slow

Fresh data collected in early November from Wave 6 of the survey confirm that, despite fewer respondents reporting job loss, respondents reported larger income declines and concerns about the future continuing to grow.