Show simple item record Cooper, Weston 2014-08-27T00:02:09Z 2014-08-27T00:02:09Z 2014-06
dc.description 53 pages. A thesis presented to the Department of Business Administration and the Clark Honors College of the University of Oregon in partial fulfillment of the requirements for degree of Bachelor of Science, Spring 2014. en_US
dc.description.abstract The 2008 financial crisis following the collapse of the subprime mortgage market launched the greatest economic retraction in the United States since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The entire country experience a spike in unemployment from 4. 7% to 10.1 %. The crisis shifted from financial to personal when many Oregonians lost their jobs. In order to examine how Oregonians experienced the Great Recession, this thesis observes how Oregon 's industries expanded or contracted total employment between 2007 and 2010. I will discuss each ofOregon·s industries, as divided by the North American Industry Classification System. This reveals 70% of employment contraction in Oregon between 2007 and 20 I 0 belonged to the manufacturing, construction, and trade transportation and utilities industries. en_US
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dc.publisher University of Oregon en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries University of Oregon theses, Dept. of Business Administration, Honors College, B.S., 2014;
dc.rights All Rights Reserved. en_US
dc.subject Economics en_US
dc.subject Oregon's economy en_US
dc.subject Great Recession en_US
dc.subject Labor force en_US
dc.subject Unemployment en_US
dc.subject Financial crisis en_US
dc.subject Housing en_US
dc.title Oregon's Labor Force during the Great Recession en_US
dc.type Thesis / Dissertation en_US

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