Blue-Collar Jobs

Zara Matheson

Where the Good and Bad Jobs Will Be, 10 Years From Now

The places creative, service, and working class jobs will grow the most by 2022.

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Creatives and the Crisis

Since the start of the economic crisis, creative class workers have fared substantially better than others.

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The New Geography of the Working Class

Which metros have the largest share of working class jobs?

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The Midwest's Manufacturing Conundrum

The region's reliance on manufacturing may have hindered its economic revitalization, according to a Chicago Fed study.

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Why Manufacturing Still Matters in Cities

A new report shows that 80 percent of manufacturing jobs are located in metropolitan areas.

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Americans Who Actually Make Things

A look at the 8.2 million Americans who work in manufacturing of all sorts.

Where To Find a Blue-Collar Job in 2020

What might the geography of blue-collar work look like in the next decade?