State of Working Washington 2006
Publication Date: October 2006
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Keywords: Washington state economy; Recession; Wages
Compiles and summarizes data from a wide range of state and national sources to give a snapshot of how Washington’s families are faring in today’s economy, and in the context of past economic growth. Findings in the areas of job growth, health services, income and benefits are all compared to national and international averages. Proposed recommendations are included in the second half of the report.