The current expansion has been notable mostly for its utter lack of speed, but it has still managed to leave many groups in the dust. Can you guess who they are?
Data journalists Andrew Van Dam and Lam Thuy Vo create a series of interactive "quiz" graphics that map out labor force participation rates, employment by gender, and wage growth (or lack thereof) to highlight who the "haves" and who the "have-nots" are in the latest economic expansion. They note:
The number of young Americans who are stuck with part-time jobs surged in the wake of the recession. Unlike other age groups, they haven't recovered.