Applicants line up at an August 2015 job fair in Fresno. The Fresno metro region experienced modest growth in jobs and average wages during five years of economic recovery through 2014, according to a new report by the Brookings Institution. But that report indicates that the effects of the recovery have tended to benefit people with higher incomes, and whites to a greater degree than people of color.
Applicants line up at an August 2015 job fair in Fresno. The Fresno metro region experienced modest growth in jobs and average wages during five years of economic recovery through 2014, according to a new report by the Brookings Institution. But that report indicates that the effects of the recovery have tended to benefit people with higher incomes, and whites to a greater degree than people of color. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file
Applicants line up at an August 2015 job fair in Fresno. The Fresno metro region experienced modest growth in jobs and average wages during five years of economic recovery through 2014, according to a new report by the Brookings Institution. But that report indicates that the effects of the recovery have tended to benefit people with higher incomes, and whites to a greater degree than people of color. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file

Brookings Institution: Fresno reflects unevenness of five-year recession recovery

February 01, 2016 04:01 PM