Older College-Educated Workers Now Have Higher Unemployment Rates Than Fresh Graduates

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By Rob Wile

Torsten Slok just released a comprehensive presentation showing the state of the jobs market in 20 charts.

One that he left out was the shifting trends in unemployment by educational attainment.

The St. Louis Fed's FRED database can help us out here. First, here are the long-run trends. All but PhD's remain above their pre-recession levels.

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