Hispanic Workforce Hit Harder During Economic Downturns

unterparts, according to the findings of an academic study published in the Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis. Analyzing employment data from 1976 to 2008, researchers from the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business(TM) conclude that historically, workers of Hispanic heritage have faced greater threats of unemployment, lower rates of successful job matches and great

Written by: Jessica Behnham

DALLAS, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hispanic workers represent one of the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. workforce, but they also are at particular risk during economic downturns, suffering negative effects sooner, more severely and for longer duration than their white counterparts, according to the findings of an academic study published in the Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis.

Analyzing employment data from 1976 to 2008, researchers from

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