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Recession Reconfigures Local Jobs Landscape

ECONOMY: Stratifying Effect Occurs as Midpaying Positions Take a Big Hit

Mike Allen, SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Monday, December 31, 2012

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“It becomes clear from this examination of occupations and wages that middle-wage jobs are disappearing and San Diego’s employment base is increasingly stratified towards technically skilled, high-wage jobs on one side and relatively low skilled, low paid positions on the other,” said Kelly Cunningham, NUSIPR economist and the author of the report.