Housing Bubble, credit bubble, public planning, land use, zoning and transportation in the exurban environment. Specific criticism of smart growth, neotradtional, forms based, new urbanism and other top down planner schemes to increase urban extent and density. Ventura County, California specific examples.
Unemployment by educational attainment. Yeah, we've long known the more educated the more likely to be employed. Even more startling is the participation rate by attainment. Okay, that's the good news. Now the part everyone seems to be missing. Look at only the post recession right side of the graph. The only cohort with rates below previous all time highs is the less than HS segment. Not only that but look at the rates of UE decline. The less educated the faster unemployment rates are falling. We are only adding crappy jibs suitable for HS education or less.
While pondering the implications check this out:
The phrase you are looking for is "pushed off the back of the bus."