Here’s a roundup of labor market research reports released in the past week:


Economic Policy Institute:

Black Metropolitan Unemployment in 2011:  Las Vegas's Rates Rise Significantly
Algernon Austin

Hispanic Metropolitan Unemployment in 2011:  Providence, RI, Again Tops the List
Algernon Austin


Schwarz Center for Economic Policy Analysis:

Near Retirees' Defined Contribution Retirement Account Balances
Joelle Saad-Lessler and Teresa Ghilarducci