Payroll employment in Ohio and the number of jobs needed to keep up with the growth in the potential labor force, Jan. 2000–Oct. 2012
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* The jobs shortfall is the number of jobs needed to return to prerecession unemployment rates.
Source: Authors' analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Employment Statistics (BLS 2012a) and Congressional Budget Office data (2012a)