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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.

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Skills-Based Occupational Transitions for COVID-19 Displaced Workers

As the country responds to dual health and economic crises, displaced workers will confront a central question: Will they be able to return to their previous jobs or will they need to transition into new lines of work?

“Forced Automation” by COVID-19? Early Trends from Current Population Survey Data

This discussion paper provides the first empirical analysis of the impact of COVID-19-induced automation on job losses.

The Pandemic, Automation, and Artificial Intelligence

The Pandemic, Automation, and Artificial Intelligence, Global Interdependence Center | Philadelphia, PA (webinar)

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Occupational Mobility Explorer

The Occupational Mobility Explorer allows users to examine how workers’ skills could transfer to similar — but higher-paying — occupations. Findings are available for the 33 largest U.S. metropolitan areas.

Updated: 14 Dec ’20