Economic Indicators for Douglas, Coos and Curry Counties August 2020

You can find the latest Economic Indicators here. Although the Unemployment rate is going down, there is still a lot of ground to gain back since the largest number of jobs were lost in March in April of this year. Brian Rooney the Regional Economist mentioned in this Employment Press Release that in Douglas County only 31 percent of the jobs lost have been added back. The chart of the month focuses on the challenges that working families have as parents return to work and children to school. Josh Lehner detailed this problem in his article, you can find it here. If you have not already, I would encourage you to take a look at some of his other timely articles. If you have people looking

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