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Very interesting inforgraphic of jobs gained and lost in the U.S. in the naughts through 2011. Around 2009, it looks like Dexter's kill room. They say it's a ten year trend, and that every decade the economy takes a dive. So around 2018- perhaps we should all be ready?
As you explore the map, note the following trends:
The key nodal changes including the rapid job gains in the Sunbelt metropolitan areas in the mid-2000s.
The substantial job losses in New Orleans as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
The ongoing job losses in Detroit even while the rest of the nation is adding jobs.
The beginnings of the 2008-2009 recession in Florida, California and Nevada, followed by the national recession in 2009.
The gradual recovery especially in Texas (e.g., Dallas and Houston).