He who confronts the paradoxical exposes himself to reality. - Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Monday, January 28, 2013
Tale of two charts
With December data recently out. More and more workers in Pittsburgh, and another new all-time high in the size of the regional labor force. Bigger observation is that the rate of labor force growth here is not slowing down either. In fact, for December it was the largest year over year increase in the region's labor force in over 15 years:
But the proportion that are are working in the mills is within an insignificant digit of its all-time low. Now down to 7.5% as of December.